Dortmund is a hi-tech hub with a rich past, packed with captivating museums, tempting restaurants, and a lively nightlife. It's probably most famous for beer and football, and you can visit many quality breweries as well as the Westfalen Stadium – home to Borussia Dortmand, the city's Bundesliga team – and the German Football Museum.

    For shopaholics, the main draw will be Westenhellweg, one of Germany's best shopping streets, while culture vultures will want to visit the art-filled Museum Ostwall, which resides with the iconic Dortmund U-Tower. Offering a natural oasis, Westfalen Park boasts sprawling lush lawns, a rosarium with 1000s of fragrant species, and the pointy Florian Tower, which features an observation platform.

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      Dortmund is mostly famous for its football team, beer culture, and rich industrial heritage. Entirely rebuilt after WWII, Dortmund has become an innovative city oriented to the future. Described as a ‘green metropolis’ and voted one of the most sustainable cities in Germany, it converted many of its bygone industrial sites into museums and leisure facilities. Featuring large parks such...

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