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Den Gamle By The city was founded by Vikings in the end of the eighth century. It is situated in a picturesque area rich in forests and lakes, and the eastern part of the city is the location of a small cove. Today it is a major business and cultural center, the second largest city in Denmark. Aarhus has quickly become popular among European youth, because there are so many entertainments and rest opportunities. Besides this, Aarhus is a famous educational center, and so here are located numerous famous universities and colleges.
The best season for tourists is the beginning of autumn as at this time here takes place one of the annual festivals - Festival of Aarhus. The celebration lasts one week, during which the city hosts music concerts, theatrical performances and enchanting outdoor shows. In addition to numerous bars, restaurants, and discos Aarhus attracts visitors by its unique places of interest.
Den Gamle By city-museum is one of the most unusual places of Aarhus. The museum is a small town full of old buildings. They were transported to Aarhus from all over the country. On the streets of this city you can see the "locals" dressed in old clothes - it's the museum’s staff who greets visitors every day. Besides the city-museum several religious buildings of the past have survived in Aarhus. The most famous ones are St. Clement's Cathedral founded in late 15th century and the Church of Our Lady. The local town hall is definitely worth visiting. This is a magnificent architectural structure located in the center of a large park. The facade of the town hall is decorated with marble, which makes this building look even more elegant and meaningful. It is impossible not to mention the museums of Aarhus, the most famous of which are the Viking Museum and the Historical Museum of Aarhus. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
One of the city's most important historic monuments is Marselisborg Palace. Built in the middle of the 17th century, it had long been a summer royal residence. Despite the confusing history and numerous reconstructions the historical building has undergone through it still keeps its high status of the royal residence. Although the palace is closed to the public, on certain days, tourists are allowed to stroll through its extensive garden and watch changing of the guard. The best time to stroll around the garden is summer, when several hundred rose bushes are blooming here.
(Another) Your Rainbow Panorama (Panorama) In Aarhus, you will find one of the world's most popular amusement parks - Tivoli Friheden. The history of this park began in the year 1903. Today it is one of the most famous theme parks in Denmark, which welcomes visitors 7 months a year. Tivoli is a multifunctional cultural center that has a modern concert hall, a first-class cinema, a chic park with fountains and picnic areas, as well as many other unique rides for children and adults. The park is not only aimed at families with children - it has several extreme rides that seem crazy for most adults!
The city also has the Museum of Fine Arts housed in a modern cube-shaped 10-story building. Today, the museum opened in 2004 boasts many halls presenting quite interesting collections of paintings, graphic works, and sculptures. Besides the works of contemporary artists, there are collections of paintings by famous painters of the 19th century. One of the main features of the museum is its exposition called "Your Rainbow Panorama" on the top floor.
Denmark .The ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum. The name ARoS is the Old Danish name of the city Aarhus, while the capitalized letters of the name hint at the Latin word for art, namely ars. 2012 S 1083 Århus1_33 A beautiful historic building dating back to 1857 houses the Women's Museum. Its exposition is dedicated to all spheres of life of Danish women. Here you can see household items used by women hundreds of years ago, beautiful national costumes, and jewelry. The museum also displays collections of modern exhibits: many famous Danish women artists and representatives of other spheres of culture present their works here. The original museum is a popular venue for holding various cultural events and presentations.

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Arhus
♥   Shopping area ' Strøget' Aarhus, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Arhus
♥   Castle 'Marselisborg Palace Denmark' , 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Kalø slot' , 20.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rosenholm Castle' , 21.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Skanderborg Palace' , 22.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Frijsenborg Castle' , 23.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Arhus
♥   National Park 'Nationalpark Mols' , 27.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Denmark: things to see

This beautiful country, which never ceases to conquer hearts of travellers with its warmth and cosiness, is famous for its unparalleled architecture, numerous cultural events and love for traditions. The best way to start your acquaintance with Denmark is to visit Copenhagen. The capital of the country is rich in ancient buildings, beautiful cathedrals and museums. Amalienborg Palace is a must visit place for all tourists. This beautiful architectural landmark was built in the 18th century. The complex consists of four palace buildings that are located on the edges of a spacious square. The central part of the square is decorated with a monument of Frederick V. The Marble Cathedral is located not far from the square. This is one of most beautiful and elegant buildings in the city. … Open
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