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is a city in the North Rhine-Westphalia region in Germany.
and things to do:
Visit the television tower Florian.
Take a ride on the H-Bahn.
Zoo Dortmund, Mergelteichstr.
80, +49 0231/50 - 28581
Rosarium (Deutsches Rosarium
VDR), Westfalenpark - An der Buschmühle 3, Tel. +49-231-50-26100 or
-26116, Fax +49-231-5026111. This rosarium has a collection of more than
3000 rose species.
Hohensyburg - Popular
destination in the south of Dortmund, Ruins of the Syburg (year 1100) Vincke-Tower
and a beautiful view over the Ruhr Valley from the Kaiser-Wilhelm Memorial
(end of 19th century)
Reinoldikirche - Marienkirche
Churches in the city of Dortmund
The Christmas Market
in Dortmund is one of the largest in Germany and host of the largest christmas
'tree' in the world (in fact a collection of many smaller trees). It is
open from late November.
Borussia Dortmund are
former European Champions and one of Germany's top soccer clubs in Germany's
Museum of Art and Cultural
History (Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Dortmund
) Hansastraße 3, 44137 Dortmund, Tel +49 231 50-2 55 22, Fax +49
231 50-2 55 11 ) The Museum building is an old art deco-style municipal
savings bank. Apparently the oldest museum of its kind in the Ruhr district
and tells the story of everyday life in Dortmund and the rest of Germany
for the past 300 years.
Museum am Ostwall, Ostwall
7, Tel. +49-231-5023247, Fax +49-231-5025244. This museum hosts art objects
from the 20th & 21st centuries.
Museum of Natural History
für Naturkunde), (Münsterstraße 271, Tel. +49-231-5024856,
German Cookery Book Museum
Kochbuchmuseum), An der Buschmühle. Tel. +49-231-5025741.
Steinwache’ Memorial and
Museum (Mahn- und Gedenk-stätte ‘Steinwache’), (Steinstr. 50 ,
44147 Dortmund, Tel +49 2 31 50-2 50 02) The former police station and
Gestapo headquarters just north of the central railway station. Hosts the
permanent exhibition ‘Resistance and Persecution in Dortmund 1933-45’.
HOTELS IN DORTMUND, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA, GERMANY
browsing Dortmund hotels
Dortmund Hauptbahnhof - Hostel Dortmund
Close to Westfalenhalle,
this Dortmund hostel is situated in a shopping district. Another nearby
attraction is Signal Iduna Park. A&O Dortmund Hauptbahnhof - Hostel
features tour/ticket assistance and billiards. High-speed (wired) Internet
access (surcharge) is available in public areas. There are 105 guestrooms
at A&O Dortmund Hauptbahnhof - Hostel. Wireless Internet access is
Superior Airport Hotel Dortmund
Located in Dortmund, Balladins
Superior Airport Hotel is near the airport and Westfalenhalle and Signal
Iduna Park are local attractions. Dining options at Balladins Superior
Airport Hotel include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available
during limited hours. This 4.0-star property has a business center and
offers small meeting rooms and audio-visual equipment. Complimentary wireless
Internet access is available in public areas. The property offers an airport
shuttle (surcharge). Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property
amenities include multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and laundry
facilities. This is a smoke-free property.
Dortmund Hilton is a business-friendly
hotel located in Dortmund, close to Westfalenhalle and Signal Iduna Park.
Dining options at Dortmund Hilton include 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge.
Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include
an indoor pool, a sauna, a fitness facility, and a steam room. This 4.5-star
property has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, secretarial
services, and technology support staff. Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
is available in public areas. Additional property amenities include multilingual
staff, gift shops/newsstands, and laundry facilities. A total renovation
of this property was completed in 2005.
The hotel is located opposite
the largest stadium in Germany, the Signal-Iduna-Park, the Messezentrum
and is only 2 kilometres from the main railway station and city centre.
The cool American style of the past combined with the modern comforts and
facilities is what you would find in the rooms at the Steigenberger Hotel
Dortmund. Guests are suggested to be prepared for the immense pampering
from the kind of service offered here. International cuisine as well
as regional specialties are offered in the menu. The American ambience,
including a Wurlitzer Jukebox make the bar a unique place to spend your
evening, while enjoying snacks, international drinks and interesting conversation.
Hotel Esplanade Dortmund
Located in Dortmund, the
Top Hotel Esplanade is close to the concert house, shopping areas, culture
and sports activities. This property is 500 metres from the train station
and 15 kilometres from the Dortmund Airport. This hotel boasts comfortable
and modern rooms that are equipped with all the essential amenities to
ensure you utmost comfort. Start off your day with a scrumptious
buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Guests can dine at the onsite restaurant,
which serves delectable international cuisine. You can also sip your favourite
drink at the cosy bar.
Tryp Hotel Dortmund is a
business-friendly Dortmund hotel in the business district and close to
Signal Iduna Park and Westfalenhalle. This 3.5-star property has a business
center and offers audio-visual equipment. Wireless Internet access is available
in public areas. This Dortmund property has event space consisting of banquet
facilities and conference/meeting rooms. Guest parking is complimentary.
Additional property amenities include a bar/lounge, multilingual staff,
and laundry facilities. There are 90 guestrooms at Tryp Hotel Dortmund.
Bathrooms feature hair dryers. Guestrooms offer direct-dial phones and
complimentary newspapers. Televisions have satellite channels and pay movies.