Rare images of Dortmund

Dortmund is a German city located in the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia, on the Emscher river, a tributary of the Rhine.
Its population (603,000 inhabitants)
The city was one of Germany’s most important coal, steel and beer centers. But after the devastating bombings of March 12, 1945, the city turned to high-tech biomedical technology, microsystems and services.
Dortmund is an important cultural city with the Technical University, the University of Applied Sciences and the Arts, the International School of Management and numerous museums, theatres, music halls and the like.

Phoenix-sea lake ( Image source: fr.wikipedia / Frank Vincentz )
The Rodenberg house is a castle mentioned since the year 1290.
Destroyed in 1422, rebuilt by Hermann von Voss Rodenberg.
Between 1688 and 1698 the castle was transformed into a Baroque moated castle.
( Image source: flickr / Daniel Mennerich )
Dortmund Krögerhaus ( Image source: flickr / hans kreul )
The Konzerthaus Dortmund is one of the most remarkable concert halls in Europe ( Image source: fr.wikipedia / JosefLehmkuhl )
Thomas converter seven meters high and weighing 64 tons (a historic process for refining pig iron). Was used at Dortmund from 1954 to 1964. ( Image source: nl.wikipedia / Tbachner )
Image source: flickr / midori_iko
Graffiti in Dortmund by Herz ( Image source: flickr / kami68k [Graz & Allover] )

Image of title, source: flickr / jarikir

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