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Sightseeing in Alborg - what to see. Complete travel guide

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 the 16th century. These houses create a special unique atmosphere and national color that is not comparable with the situation in contemporary European resorts.
Aalborg's most popular entertainment center is Aalborg Zoo, which is visited by hundreds of tourists and locals every day. Since its opening in 1935, this zoo has been the largest in … Open
St. Budolfi Church is one of the main religious sights of Aalborg. It was founded in honor of the patron saint of seafarers. The first building was created in the beginning of the 10th century, and it was a small Romanesque church. In the 14th century the shrine was totally destroyed, and later a new church was founded on the same site. Inside the church is decorated with old portraits and murals, which are stored in a special gallery. Outside the church you can also see beautiful murals on the walls. These murals were printed in the 16th century. An interesting fact - all valuable items and jewelry that decorate the halls of the church have been presented to the monks from noble city merchants.
Alborghus Slot remains the most magnificent architectural place of interest in Aalborg. The castle was built in 1539 and for a long time this was the residence of one of the king’s viceroys. After visiting medieval halls you can take a walk through the castle’s gardens and admire the beautifully decorated inner yard. Copyright
1. Aalborg is a northern city, so there is never hot here even in the height of summer. July is considered the warmest month of the year when air temperature rises to 16 °C. 2. Despite … Open
Besides visiting historical monuments and sacred places, this city is famous for one of the largest zoos in Denmark. Visitors can attend it all year round. In this zoo you can see 1,200 breeds of animals. A complex, in which live polar bears, is considered among the most progressive ones as its conditions are close to the real environment. The zoo will be definitely loved by children, but shopping fans will also find here lots of amusement - there are several amazing souvenir shops on the territory of the zoo.
In Aalborg, you'll find an interesting Museum of Modern Art opened in 1972. A building housing the museum was designed and constructed specifically for it. Rare marble has served as a finishing material. The museum's interior is equally interesting: its halls can be easily converted to the needs of a particular exhibition. Visitors to this museum will have the opportunity to admire works by contemporary artists, there is a special room for holding chamber music concerts, as well as a library and a small cafe. The museum building is surrounded by a picturesque park where you can see beautiful sculptures in addition to ornamental plants.
One of the city's most beautiful architectural monuments is Jens Bang's House built in 1624. The house belonged to a wealthy local merchant, whose name it still bears. The majestic building is a vivid example of the Dutch Renaissance, its facade has managed to preserve many unique original elements of decoration. Currently, the historic building is a venue for various official and solemn events; on its ground floor is the city's oldest pharmacy that was opened more than 300 years ago.
The Church of our Lady is among the city's prominent religious attractions. In the 12th century, it was part of a large Benedictine monastery that hasn't survived to our days. One of the main symbols of the church is its gold-decorated organ installed inside in 1961. Also, visitors to the church will be able to admire an antique wooden chair, which has been standing here since 1581.
Aalborg will delight shopping enthusiasts with a variety of interesting stores. The city's most popular shopping arteries are Bispensgade and Algade streets. Here you can find shops of … Open
Walking through the Gammeltorv (Old Market), you can see another important architectural monument of Aalborg - the olf Town Hall building. The magnificent Baroque building that we can see today was built in 1762. In recent years, the purpose of the building has significantly expanded. Today, besides hosting receptions of official delegations, it is also a venue for holding various public cultural events.
Also, Aalborg has the wonderful Historical Museum founded in 1863. It presents a rich collection of historical artifacts dedicated to the most important events in the history of the city.

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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Alborg
♥   Castle 'Aalborghus Castle' , 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   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
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Alborg
♥   National Park 'Nationalpark Mols' , 98.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Alborg from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Nordsoen Oceanarium

From the series “The Coolest and Largest Oceanariums in the World”
In addition to the huge aquarium, there is a large outdoor pool that is home to seals. Travellers with children will be interested to visit the aquarium in a warm season, when Krabbekysten interactive zone is open for youngest visitors. It is a large playground with a pond, petting swimming pool, and a pier, where you can catch crabs. In summer, an excellent area for a picnic, cafes with outdoor terraces, and souvenir shops are available to visitors. … Read further
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