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Dortmund Christmas Market

Hansplatz, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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A nice surprise in a very industrial town

I was a bit nervous about visiting here, having already booked flights and hotel and THEN asked... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
swissbunny
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Stunning night lights

A huge market with a lot of food and mulled wine stall and handmade, local products. We enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2017
Dorottya E
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At Dortmunder Weihnachtsmarkt, the largest Christmas tree in the world towers over a collection of 300 traditional wooden stands selling toys, decorations, and holiday-season delicacies. At a height of 45 meters (147 feet), the tree illuminates the night sky with 48,000 lights, providing a festive contrast against the modest surrounding church steeples. Glühwein, or mulled wine, serves as the adult beverage of choice, with the market's collectible glühwein cup featuring a new design each year. While adults warm themselves with wine, children in the Christmas Village sing, bake, and build crafts. Market-goers of all ages gather to dance and sing along with performers at the annual WDR 4 Christmas concert.
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Hansplatz, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a bit nervous about visiting here, having already booked flights and hotel and THEN asked other people what they knew about Dortmund, and the answers weren't that positive, but! We had an amazing time at the Christmas market - NO, Dortmund isn't the...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

A huge market with a lot of food and mulled wine stall and handmade, local products. We enjoyed it very much!

Thank Dorottya E
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

I have visited this market and i can say it was one of the best market that i have ever seen,the foods are so fresh and you can find many amazing chocolates there...I deeply recommend to visit this market

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

This is a very very big market with the worlds largest christmas tree. Fabulous quality produce and gifts and great street food . Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

This market is huge and is very good. We really liked visiting this Christmas market it is spread out around the streets but is very easy to walk around. Lots of goods to buy here and over 300 stalls

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Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

The Dortmund CM was my first experience with a European Christmas Market, and I have to say that I was impressed! Christmas is my favorite holiday, so I was like a kid in a candy store. The CM offered Gluwhein (warm wine) and lots of...More

Thank Breanne M
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

We had visited the CM with 2 couples from the US and it was amazing how big the CM was! From 23 November to 30 December 2017 there will be around 300 stalls with craftwork, Christmas decoration, extraordinary toys and a lot more - almost...More

Thank Lucas v
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

As an Australian where Christmas is in Summer time, it was a magical experience to feel the spirit of Christmas in the colder weather at the Dortmund Christmas Markets. To see the amazing & famous Christmas tree that spirals into the night sky with its...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2017

The Dortmund Christmas market is one of the best in Germany and spread all over ithe inner city. Many stalls and food vendors to choose from. The market is busy but not over crowded. Lots and lots of drinking spots all around the market, thus...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2017

The Dortmund Weihnachtsmark we were told was one of the nicest Christmas markets to visit in Germany. It has around 300 stalls and they are all spread out in the inner city.It was the only Christmas market that was still trading after Christmas up till...More

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