Dortmund – is one of the largest cities in Germany, which is located in the western part of the country in the federal states Rhine-Westphalia. Being for many years one of the most important industrial centers in Westphalia, in recent years the city has become a center of excellence, with a very extensive and well-developed infrastructure. So, if earlier, this area was famous for the steel industry, breweries and mining of coal, today it is an important commercial and economic center, the predominant direction of the development of which is the processing of information and services.
Casino Dortmund Hoenziburg is the most profitable gambling establishment in the country and one of the leaders in Europe. Each year more than one million people visit this casino, which opened two years after the start of the construction. On three floors of entertainment complex located Las Vegas World, hall in which more than 300 slot machines and classic casino games – baccarat, American roulette, blackjack and poker. In addition, the club game is also a cultural institution in the city, and a place with excellent gastronomy. Especially a lot of people accumulates in the halls when the jackpot reaches a higher amount.
The most famous entertainment places of the city, still remains Casino Dortmund, which is one of the largest in the state. On three floors of a beautiful historic building located variety of game room. Fans of classic games of chance will be very interesting on the first floor where there are roulette and card tables. On the second floor there is a world of Las Vegas, and only the third – the room with slot machines. Every year it’s the gambling establishment is visited by millions of tourists. Some of them come here to try their luck, while others prefer to just walk through the halls of the legendary gaming house and satisfy their curiosity.
For those who love fun and active outdoor recreation is sure to please Vestfalenpark. On the territory of the park there is a beautiful picnic area and playground for children, as well as a rose garden, which is several thousand varieties of rare roses. In summer, vacationers prefer pastime on picnics, hiking trip in the picturesque park in the winter ice-skating rink here, and you can rent skis. More on the territory’s Florianturm tower on the roof that are equipped with a spacious observation deck. Inspection of the panorama of the city is a popular attraction among travelers.
Most of the attractions located inside the ring, which are located on the site of ancient trees. First information about this town is mentioned in 885, under the name of Trautmann. In 1220 he was declared a free imperial city of the Hanseatic and endowed with the right to mint coins and market trade. The prosperity of the city marked the end of the Thirty Years’ War and the turmoil of the Napoleonic era. A new stage of development began in the nineteenth century, due to coal mining and steel production.
Since then, the city survived four castles and old churches that were built in the era of Karolinska and Saxon dynasties. The most famous cultural institutions are ranked as a museum of cultural history and art of brewing, as well as the Westphalian Industrial Museum. In this city, a lot of educational institutions, scientific research institutions.
Almost half of the city is engaged in green areas: gardens, parks and forests. Since 2002, there operates a saltwater aquarium with 20 pools.
The city is famous for its brewing, it exists here since 1293. Six breweries produce more than 7 million hectoliters of beer (it is the second largest in the world). It is also known for its racecourse. The first casino in Dortmund appeared in the mid-1980s.