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Feed and Pet the Zoo's Inhabitants

The zoo is located 4 kilometers from Alborg. It was opened in 1935. Its employees help animals of rare species survive. They are also engaged in the breeding of wild animals in captivity. It is open from 9 am to 8 pm every day. You can come here by bus number 11. You will feel like a person traveling through the African savanna for some time. The zoo's inhabitants are pygmy hippos, giraffes, ostriches, antelopes, monkeys, zebras, and lions. They are kept in conditions that are as close to natural as possible.
Aalborg is the fourth-largest Danish city, which is rich in tourist attractions and cultural centers that attract tourists. In this city you will find many old buildings that stand here from … Open
You can stand on a specially equipped platform while on the territory of the zoo. You will watch the animals and take photos. You will have a chance to go to the cages with monkeys or giraffes to pet and feed them. You will also get the opportunity to see polar bears up close. They live in a large enclosure with transparent walls.

View Aalborg from the Aalborgtarnet Tower

One of the sights of Aalborg is the Aalborgtarnet observation tower. It is located on a hill. It was erected in 1933. Its height is 105 meters. If you are not afraid of heights, you can climb to the top of it using the elevator in good weather. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of Aalborg, the Kattegat Strait, and the fjords. Copyright
Aalborg would be a great vacation destination for families with children. In the warm season, a must-have for nature enthusiasts is Nymarksminde Farmpark. Guests are always welcome on this … Open

Visit the Dungeon and the Casemates of Aalborghus Castle

The most famous building in Aalborg is Aalborghus Castle. It was built by the order of Christian III for the defense of the city in the 16th century. Today it is a government residence. Therefore, the castle is not accessible to tourists. However, you will have the opportunity to explore the surrounding area from 8 am to 9 pm on any day of the week. The dungeon and casemates are open to the public from May to October. You can climb the main tower of the castle from 8 am to 3 pm from Monday to Friday. Tours of the prison cells are held from 8 am to 9 pm every day.

Take Part in the Spring Carnival

If you arrive in Aalborg at the end of May, you will be able to attend a colorful carnival dedicated to spring. It is called Aalborg Karneval. Representatives of the carnival movement from all over the world take part in it. This will allow you to find out how a similar holiday is celebrated in other countries. You will get the opportunity not only to become a spectator but also to feel like a street artist. You will wear a bright and memorable costume that matches the theme of the holiday. You will walk around the city with a fun crowd.
Aalborg is dominated by traditional Danish cuisine, which is famous for its variety of fish dishes, wonderful pastries, and wild game specialties prepared according to historic recipes. As … Open
A new theme of Aalborg Karneval is chosen every year. For example, it can be a historical or fantastic theme. It is communicated to everyone so that people choose suitable costumes. You can attend the Aalborg music and dance procession for free. However, the organizing committee will ask for voluntary financial support. You will have to buy a loyalty bracelet. The duration of the carnival is 4 days.
A parade of mummers and boats will take place on the first day of the festival. Boats will float on the city's canals. The king of the festival will be chosen in the evening. The children's holiday will be held on the second day. Its theme is the world of magic. A comical battle between carnival groups for the right to take the championship in Aalborg will take place on the third day. You will also be able to participate in it. The winners will be awarded on the fourth day. Parties will also be held on this day. The fireworks will take place in the Harbor.
Aalborg is famous for its beautiful historical traditions and customs, many of which have been observed for hundreds of years. Fishing was once the main livelihood for the townspeople until … Open

Sea Voyage on a Yacht in the Water Area of Aalborg

Aalborg is a port city. If you come here you will get the opportunity to go fishing and admire the many ships. Goods from different countries are delivered to the city on them. The yacht club operates in the port. You can visit it to rent a pleasure boat. You will be able to make a voyage around the city's water area. You will enjoy the northern sun and sea wind.
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Survived castles around Alborg
♥   Castle 'Gammel Vraa Castle' , 16 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Egholm Palace' , 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Dronninglund Castle' , 23 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Voergård Castle' , 32.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nørlund slot' , 32.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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