Dortmund city centre
Dortmund city centre

Dortmunder Innenstadt – Enjoy the special shopping experience in the city centre

Do you know Dortmund's city centre? If you like shopping and are attracted to the colourful world of merchandise, then shopping in Dortmund's city centre is just the right thing for you. The main shopping streets in Dortmund's city centre, Westenhellweg and Ostenhellweg, are among the most popular shopping streets in the Ruhr Area and among the most frequented in Germany. Around 9,000 people visit the popular promenade every hour. Here you will find branches of the well-known department stores and retail chains, small exclusive boutiques and specialist shops whose mix of branches makes Dortmund's city shopping so attractive.

City shopping in the entire city centre of Dortmund

The main shopping miles in Dortmund's city centre run through the entire city centre. The approximately two-kilometre-long roads are among the oldest pedestrian zones in Germany. Today, the original main hub Kampstraße is a broad shopping boulevard. You will find numerous small boutiques with unusual fashion in the Brückstraße and exclusively in the area of the Old Market and its adjacent streets. The Thier-Galerie, a shopping centre with many shops and bistros under one roof in the southwest of Dortmund city centre on the site of the former Thier brewery, also offers you a special shopping experience.

A breather in Dortmund's restaurants, pubs and bistros

To make sure that your shopping stroll in Dortmund's city centre remains a relaxing experience, you will find numerous refreshment stops for small and large breaks. Exclusive restaurants alternate with a variety of fast food offers, attractive street cafés and cosy bistros. More than 130 culinary establishments in Dortmund's city centre alone feel committed to your physical well-being – after an extensive shopping day there is just the right thing for every taste.

Important information at a glance

Kampstraße 80
44137 Dortmund
Tel.: +49 231 189990
E-mail: info(at)

Information about the city centre and other offers in Dortmund can be found on the DORTMUNDtourismus website.