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Den Gamle By

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Address: Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
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+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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It's a wonderful experience in Århus! It's a trip into a time machine to the past. Everything very well conserved. Loved it!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Gabriella P
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Copenhague
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Copenhague
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a wonderful experience in Århus! It's a trip into a time machine to the past. Everything very well conserved. Loved it!

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is fenomenal with ancient buildings and showing ancient craftsmanship. It is nice and clean and you really feel that you have gone back in time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Den Gamle By is a must see. It's a really nice place and so realistic. Visit when people a dressed as they were back then in the old days. Go by the baker in the 1700-1800 streets and have some of the cakes and bread. Finally in the "newer times" area you can go into apartments furnished as it was... More 

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Odense
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Den Gamle By" translates to "The old town" and is a collection of old houses from all over Denmark. During the last 100 years, original buildings have been moved brick-by-brick and tile-by-tile from the original spot to this open air-museum. Most of the houses on 'display' are between 100-200 years old and offers an opportunity to learn about how peoples... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in Aarhus "Den gamle by" (the Old City) is must. Memorable buildings from the last 2-300 years from around Denmark, have been disassembled where they were, and reassembled here to give a invaluable perspective of Denmark in the past. Old crafts are enacted live in many buildings. Quite unique. Interesting for all ages.

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Thank phidip
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A place full of history. We've seen how people of Denmark lived in the Middle Age. How they were spending their Christmas. We also see the Christmas Fair.

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Beijing, China
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic visit with couples and friends. Entrance fee; 110 - worth it! There are hours worth of interesting places to visit. It feels like travelling back in time. We had lunch at Simonsen Have, solid Danish food.

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Thank Beijing2014
Denmark
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a definitely must go in Aarhus. I have never seen such an authentic museum where you really get the sense of how people used to live many years ago and how different cultures live. At moments there, I was not sure if I was still in the museum or not as it just seemed so real. You stroll... More 

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San Mateo, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restored village provides an excellent experience of life in historic Denmark. As you walk through this fascinating place, you see restored homes, businesses, children's playground, buildings, and streets showing life in the past. It's an excellent way to spend a few hours strolling through the past. Don't miss the adjacent gardens, which provide a beautiful and peaceful way to... More 

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Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

I was really excited to go and see Den Gamle By especially when it turns into a small Christmas town. I have to say there were a lot of nice things to see and buy, but there were a lot of dark spots that made it seem like there was nowhere to go. It made it a bit dangerous to... More 

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