Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #11 in Dortmund, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 6.7 km
Ascend 99 m
Descend 84 m

Experience Dortmund in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in DortmundIndividual Sights in Dortmund

Sight 1: Konzerthaus

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Konzerthaus Hans Jürgen Landes, Fotograf, Ralf Schulte-Ladbeck, Architekt / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Dortmund Concert Hall in Dortmund's city centre was opened in September 2002. It is located in the Brückstraße district at the intersection of Brückstraße and Ludwigstraße. The hall has 1550 seats, 900 of which can be used as a small hall, and is characterized by modern steel and glass architecture. The founding director and one of the main initiators of the "Konzerthaus project" was Ulrich Andreas Vogt. From 2005 to 2018, Benedikt Stampa was artistic director and managing director. For the 2018/19 season, he was succeeded by Raphael von Hoensbroech.

Wikipedia: Konzerthaus Dortmund (DE), Website

527 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Propsteikirche St. Johannes Baptist

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Propsteikirche St. Johannes Baptist Mathias Bigge / CC BY-SA 2.5

Propsteikirche is the common name of a church in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, the only Catholic church in the city centre. The full name is Propsteikirche St. Johannes Baptist Dortmund. It was built from 1331 as the abbey church of a Dominican monastery. Consecrated in 1458, it features a late-Gothic high altar by Derick Baegert which shows the oldest depiction of Dortmund.

Wikipedia: Propsteikirche, Dortmund (EN), Website

286 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Petrikirche

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St. Peter's Church in Dortmund, Westphalia, Germany, is an urban hall church in the High Gothic style. The central nave and side aisles are of the same height, coming close to the ideal type of this church form. The building is almost square in plan with a comparatively short chancel. The sacred building is an important example of the special shape of the hall churches in Westphalia.

Wikipedia: St. Peter's Church, Dortmund (EN), Website

193 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Dortberghaus

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Dortberghaus is a listed building in the Dortmund city center.

Wikipedia: Dortberghaus (EN)

152 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: DOC - Dortmunder Centrum für Medizin und Gesundheit

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The Deilmann Building in Dortmund is an office and commercial building built for WestLB between 1975 and 1978 near the main railway station. As with similar buildings at the headquarters of WestLB AG in Düsseldorf, Cologne and Münster, the design was created by architect Harald Deilmann.

Wikipedia: WestLB Dortmund (DE)

743 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 6: Dortmunder U – Zentrum für Kunst und Kreativität

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The U-Tower or Dortmunder U is a former brewery building in the city of Dortmund, Germany. Since 2010 it has served as a centre for the arts and creativity, housing among other facilities the Museum Ostwall.

Wikipedia: Dortmund U-Tower (EN)

598 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Gedenkstein für den ehemaligen jüdischen Friedhof

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The Medieval Jewish Cemetery Dortmund is a former Jewish cemetery in Dortmund, Germany.

Wikipedia: Jüdischer Friedhof Dortmund (Mittelalterlicher Friedhof) (DE)

266 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Westpark

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Westpark is a green space in the western city centre of Dortmund.

Wikipedia: Westpark (Dortmund) (DE)

1246 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 9: St. Anna

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The Roman Catholic, listed former parish church of St. Anna is located in the inner-city west district of Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia. The church, which belongs to the Dortmund deanery of the Archdiocese of Paderborn, was handed over to the Polish Catholic Mission Dortmund in 2003 and the parish was dissolved in 2013.

Wikipedia: St. Anna (Dortmund) (DE), Website, Website Pl, Website

1063 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 10: Eventkirche Dortmund

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The Evangelical Church of Dorstfeld is a listed former church building in Dorstfeld, a district of Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Wikipedia: Evangelische Kirche Dorstfeld (DE)

1636 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 11: Siedlung Oberdorstfeld

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The Oberdorstfeld settlement is a former mining colony of the Dorstfeld colliery in the Dortmund district of Dorstfeld.

Wikipedia: Siedlung Oberdorstfeld (DE)


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