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Aarhus Domkirke

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Address: Store Torv 1, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Phone Number: 86205400
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A religious epiphany

Protestant churches are renown for their minimalistic and simplistic design, often reflected in scandinavian design. Indeed, "It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Protestant churches are renown for their minimalistic and simplistic design, often reflected in scandinavian design. Indeed, "It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven". The Domkirke strikes a refreshing balance, retaining the simplicity of the protestant style while still offering enough extravagance... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I have been to this church a few times and I really like the church and its atmosphere inside the church and specially during a service If needed is there a place for prayer and if you want to light a candle is this possible too. You can definitely feel the history and how important this church has been for... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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