Dortmund hosts Germany's biggest Christmas market with over 300 stalls and the world's biggest Christmas tree, a veritable work of art consisting of 1,700 fir trees with thousands of lights. It's only here that you can make your own Christmas coin and send decorative Christmas letters with special stamps and a Christmas market postmark.
Christmas market - opening times
20 Nov - 30 Dec 2014
Mon - Thu 10am - 9pm
Fri - Sat 10am - 10pm
Sun 12 noon - 9pm
24 Nov 10am - 2pm, 26 Dec 12am - 9pm
23 Nov and 25 Dec 2014 closed