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Top Activities in Dortmund

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Must See Dortmund Attractions

Dortmund Attractions

Want to know the best things to do in Dortmund? Rich history, delectable local food and numerous sensational tourist attractions are just a taste of what's waiting for you. Get set to pack your bags and unearth the gems of this bustling city.

If you're ready to discover the best of Dortmund, sign up for a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and let a friendly local show you some of the most popular sights. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our 11 are also worth browsing through.

Things to Do in Dortmund with Kids

Dortmund boasts plenty of close by fun experiences for you and the kids. Our family friendly experiences will keep the crew happy for hours.

Free Things to Do in Dortmund

Traveling on a budget in Dortmund? Spend time instead of cash on great experiences.

Hansaplatz - Meet some locals and discover the real character and energy of this special place.

Phoenix Lake - Get out of the fast lane and treat yourself to a little time relaxing close to the water.

St. Reinold's Church - Get a better understanding of the local religion at this holy site.

Rombergpark Botanical Garden - Grab your picnic blanket, pack some snacks and find a shady spot to relish nature.

Explore the Neighborhoods of Dortmund

Dortmund City Centre

At the center of the largest city in the Ruhr Valley, this inner spot developed a reputation for beer, steel and one of the world’s most iconic soccer clubs.

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This once booming Dortmund neighborhood suffered as industry declined, only to rise again with fascinating historical attractions and trendy residential areas.


If you're spending time in City-Ost, check out sights like Dortmund Concert Hall or Westenhellweg Street and hop on the metro to see more the city at Reinoldikirche U-Bahn or Stadtgarten U-Bahn.


Green expanses cover much of this pastoral suburb, where you’ll find a market, a huge climbing wall and an interactive museum about work.

Ruhrallee Ost

While you're in Ruhrallee Ost, take in top sights like Westfalenpark Dortmund or Florian Tower, and hop on the metro to see more the city at Markgrafenstrasse U-Bahn or Westfalenpark U-Bahn.


Though Esborn might not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like LWL Industrial Museum Zeche Nachtigall and Haus Kemnade.