Dortmund city life
Dortmund is a vibrant and lively city that makes young population feel like home. Dortmund offers numerous places where you can relax, have fun, do some shopping, embrace natural spots or engage in a sport.
The main attractions of Dortmund are:
- Museum Ostwall
- German Football Museum,
- Brewery Museum Dortmund
- Haus Dellwig castle
- Reinoldikirche and Marienkirche Romanesque churches
You can have a splendid view of the city if you go up the “Florian” TV tower and enjoy lovely walks around Westfalenpark and Rombergpark.
If you’d like to see a play or a music concert, go to Konzerthaus or the opera house of Dortmund.
Kreuzviertel is a trendy district with countless pubs, restaurants, cafés, and Westenhellweg is a popular shopping destination. Do check out the west park area in the downtown of Dortmund, a place where most students like to hang out.
International atmosphere in Dortmund
Besides the multicultural student population, Dortmund is home to several ethnic communities, most of them coming from Eastern Europe, France, Ireland, the UK, and Turkey.
Many expats and foreign investors have also chosen to live in Dortmund and a number of multinational companies have an office in the city.
In Dortmund, winters are mild and summers are rather cool, with only a few days where temperatures exceed 20 °C (70 °F). In the winter, temperatures range at around 4 – 5 °C (39–41 °F), and most times, rainfalls occur and snowfalls are rare and they are usually light.