Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #9 in Dortmund, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.3 km
Ascend 56 m
Descend 53 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: Hörder Burg

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Hörder Burg, also known as Hörde, in today's Dortmund district of Hörde, was built in the 12th century in the immediate vicinity of the Emscher as a moated castle. It is the ancestral seat of the noble Hörde family. Not far from the castle was an economically important grain mill at the confluence of the Emscher and Hörder Bach.

Wikipedia: Hörder Burg (DE)

407 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Denkmal für Friedrich Ebert

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Denkmal für Friedrich Ebert Unknown authorUnknown author or not provided / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

Friedrich Ebert was a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and the first president of Germany from 1919 until his death in office in 1925.

Wikipedia: Friedrich Ebert (EN)

63 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Mahnmal Hörder Synagoge

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Mahnmal Hörder Synagoge

The synagogue in Hörde, a district of Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia, was built in 1898/99. It stood on Victoriastraße, today's Semerteichstraße, on the southern side of the Rathausplatz.

Wikipedia: Synagoge (Hörde) (DE)

567 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Denkmal für Hermann Diedrich Piepenstock

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Denkmal für Hermann Diedrich Piepenstock unbekannt / PD-alt-100

Hermann Diedrich Piepenstock was a German merchant and entrepreneur. He founded the Hermannshütte in Hörde, one of the first puddle and rolling mills in the Ruhr area.

Wikipedia: Hermann Diedrich Piepenstock (DE)

837 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Phoenix des Lumières

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The Phoenixhalle, Warsteiner Music Hall between 2018 and 2022, is a former industrial hall on the site of the former Phoenix-West steelworks in the Hörde district of Dortmund. The hall was initially built in 1905 as a gas blower hall for the blast furnaces of the steelworks. Since 2002, it has been a listed building as part of the "Phoenix-West" building ensemble. Today it is used as an exhibition hall for the light installations of Phoenix des Lumières.

Wikipedia: Warsteiner Music Hall (DE), Website

1470 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 6: Westfalenpark

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The Westfalenpark is a large public park in Dortmund, Germany. With an area of 70 ha, the park is one of the largest inner-city parks in Europe and is a popular destination for excursions and recreation in North Rhine-Westphalia. The park is situated between the Westfalenstadion, Westfalenhallen, Bundesautobahn 40 and includes the Florianturm. The Emscher valley forms the southern border of the park.

Wikipedia: Westfalenpark (EN)


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