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Address: Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 86 12 31 88
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Step back in time

Amazing step back in time, it was worth every penny. A scenic walk along the canal on the way there. Wear flat and comfortable shoes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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New York
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107 reviews 107 reviews
85 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Amazing step back in time, it was worth every penny. A scenic walk along the canal on the way there. Wear flat and comfortable shoes.

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Norway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Really a must see if you come to Århus. Old buildings and exhibitions from almost medevial times and up to the 1990ties threw us back in time in a nice fashion. Rally a trip down memory lane. Nice staff, helpful guides and no pushy vendors at all. Go and see!

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Denmark
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A wonderful place to walk in and take in lots of historic information. Beautiful old houses in a big "garden". Some of the houses or the workshops are open and shows the old skills or old cooking. Very nice in December especially.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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175 reviews 175 reviews
50 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If pressed for time make sure this is the one thing you do. Coming off the cruise ship just follow everybody through the shopping and up the hill. The signs are a bit tricky because of construction. Veer left and follow the signs. There is a small fee but worth it. lots to see and do inside. There are cast... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Love history, great to see much being saved here, lovely atmosphere wondering around, (although the sunshine did help).

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This place is just fantastic. Very well organised and I felt like I was back to the time this, Den Gamle By, is presenting to day. I fully recommend this fantastic place of all my heart.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Very Nice hold town in the middle of the modern city. It`s a journey through several century`s. Nice doe kids from all ages

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We had a very pleasant time touring this open air museum. Very impressed with the fact that they have real people impersonating those who lived there in olden times. It was low season so the place is definitely very serene without the crowd. The gift boutique sells interesting souvenirs at a reasonable price. We walked to the museum from Stroget... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We went to Den Gamle By quite early in the season and in the morning, and as a result had the place almost to our selves to start with. Fantastic place - I'm not really all that interested in history, but this place sucks you in and you just HAVE to see it all. Bring good shoes for the cobbled... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I have visit this a lot of times and it's always a nice way to spend you day or even night. I love the whole place. I makes me want to go back until the time that they were actually going on. :) It's always a worth a visit. Especially is it a visit worth during Christmas time, where the... More 

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