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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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Lovely surrounded by the botanic garden, the Old Town really takes you back centuries. Highlights are looking inside these houses and imagining how life would be back then. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely surrounded by the botanic garden, the Old Town really takes you back centuries. Highlights are looking inside these houses and imagining how life would be back then. A great experience for both young and adults.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Visited on a lovely sunny day. Never knew we would spend so long and enjoy so much. The museum has many nooks and crannies and things are explained in English with most staff speaking excellent English. Well throughout museum with representations of Danish town life and all the crafts that would be in the era. The zones are excellent with... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A visit to Den Gamle By is fully recommendable, being one of the greatest outdoor museums I've been to. Great way to get a glimpse of the history of Aarhus (and the rest of Denmark). Suitable for kids aswell as adults. If possible, see it at christmas-time!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Collected Buildings from all over Denmark. Raging from before 1600 until the 70'es. Absolutely worth a visit; but it is not cheap... check the prices and bring your own food and drinks :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Price was too steep for what it had to offer. Please don't drag your children here, they will be bored to tears. $20 to enter the park and walk in and out of some old houses with old furniture. I understand that some people really dig this kind of history, however, I am not one of those people and found... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A lot more interesting than I thought it would be with well constructed and laid out houses, shops and other buildings. The streets and waterways help hold the place together as one despite the buildings and environs being from a range of centuries. With places to buy food or eat your own and lots of resting places, and some interest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Nice for walking around and having a small picnic. Definitely a must see attraction in Aarhus. Perfect for families with kids

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Charming village from the past. Well worth the time and money. Streets are difficult to walk on due to cobble stones. Friendly staff. We enjoyed the horse and buggy ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A pleasant walk thro the park to the historic village .Entry was around £11 per person and well worth it considering the amount of maintenance and work that has gone on to recreate the village . The streets within are cobbled so choose a stout pair of shoes !! thereafter follow the route round visit the old shops served by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

While in Aarhus for one day having arrived by cruise ship, we stopped for lunch, and then walked to Den Gamle By. A very nice visit. This area is reconstructed with buildings from days past. There are also people in costume in order to give you a more realistic feel. We are glad we visited and would recommend this to... More 

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Additional Information about Den Gamle By

Address: Address: Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 86 12 31 88
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  East Jutland  >  Aarhus
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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