Welcome to Dortmund
Located in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Dortmund is the eighth most populous city in Germany and is the cultural and commercial centre of the eastern Ruhr area. The city was founded in 882, and has a long and rich history with many cultural and historic landmarks to be found within the city.
Dortmund has a temperate climate, with mild winters and warm summers. The city scape offers an eclectic mix of architectural styles, where ancient Romanesque churches stand side by side with the modern RWE Tower. There’s so much to do and see when visiting the city that you will be spoiled for choice.