Dortmund is a city in the North Rhine–Westphalia Land state of western Germany. It is located at the southern end of the Dortmund-Ems Canal. Dortmund has extensive port installations. Dortmund is a major transportation and industrial centre of the Ruhr. Known as Westphalia’s "green metropolis", nearly half the area of Dortmund municipality consists of waterways, woodland, agriculture, and green spaces that offer spacious parks such as Westfalenpark and the Rombergpark.
Dormund, Germany’s principal economic products are steel, machinery, electronic equipment, motor vehicles, coal, and beer. It is increasingly dependent on service activities. Dortmund also has a large wholesale fruit and vegetable market. The city is home to the University of Dortmund, the institutes for molecular physiology and spectro analysis, Münster University’s Social Research Institute, and schools for social studies, journalistic research, mountaineering, mining, teacher training, and adult education. There are office space locations throughout the town.
Entertainment And Dining Out
At Hövel’s Hausbrauerei you will find a 21st century brew pub. The rustic decor is infused with a touch of style and the menu is custom-made for hardcore meat lovers. Menu choices include suckling pig and roast pork knuckle. The house-brewed beer is a local favourite, and called Bitterbier. Another option is Ristorante Bei Marija. This restaurant has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with the decor evoking memories of an overstuffed living room. Off the beaten track - catch the U42 to An der Palmweide. Reservations are a good idea if you want to dine on this mouth-watering Italian country cooking.
Dortmund airport (DTM) is home to several low-cost airlines (easyJet, Wizzair, Air Berlin). This facility mainly serves national and European travellers. There is no direct train or tram connection to the airport, however there is a shuttle bus between Dortmund Central Station or Holzwickede Station and the airport.