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Address: Store Torv 1, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Phone Number: 86205400
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More beautiful inside than outside

We came inside five minutes to three, but were told to leave in five minutes because it was closing time. Anyway, our impression of the Church is very positive. Next time we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Bergen, Norway
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Bergen, Norway
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We came inside five minutes to three, but were told to leave in five minutes because it was closing time. Anyway, our impression of the Church is very positive. Next time we will find a concert and listen to the organ.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is an exceptional piece of architecture, the oldest parts of which are nearing 1000 years. With tombs, exceptional art, and the tallest building (by law) in what is arguably the oldest permanent settlement in Denmark, this is a very worthwhile, free stop -- one where you can 30 minutes to an hour, then go to the adjacent performing arts... More 

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Aarhus
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Already a best vist for people coming to Aarhus and the Princes, Kings and Queens who has been here before for the highest ceremonials. The church has been here all the time and history has been passing for hundreds of years.

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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90 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

One of Denmark's eldest churches, located in Aarhus, one of Denmark's greatest artist communities. Best seafood restaurants with family buffet are found in the harbour docks.

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Malling, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

I grew up in Aarhus, so....this cathedral has always been a point of return. As a kid we had Christmas celebrations here with my school class. As an adult I have used the Church for meditations during my lunchbreak. And I was married there. Enjoy the great art. Enjoy the peace. Enjoy the longest Church in northern Europe....and I know....I... More 

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mayo ireland
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122 reviews 122 reviews
71 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Oddly positioned massive church at the end of a very large square. Take a couple of minutes to call in, regardless of your religion. It is quite stunning on the inside but is also very peaceful.

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a beautiful Cathedral right in the centre of downtown Aarhus. For a low price, you can also climb the Cathedral's bell tower to get a pretty view of the city.

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Toronto
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The buliding is not overly ornate on the outside. However, the interior is immaculate. The murals and artworks are beautiful. The altar is beautiful and modestly decorated. There was a service during my visit right in the semi-enclosed area so I got to listen to the hymns accompanied by organ. The only stained glass window is behind the altar. The... More 

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Mandurah
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131 reviews 131 reviews
63 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Begun in 1190 and finished in the 16th Century this cathedral is the longest and tallest in Denmark with the bell tower being some 310 feet high while the church is 300 feet long. It contains over 200 frescoes. Well worth a visit.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
62 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Yes, a nice cathedral in an old square with several picturesque buildings, worth seeing and/or walking around.

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