By the stream, The Old Town
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By the stream, The Old Town

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The Old Town in Aarhus, Denmark, is a living museum, with houses from most of Denmark. Here you can see and feel what it was like to live and work in a Danish market town in the old days.

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A: Near the Post Office and the Leather Trade in The Old Town

by Flemming V. Larsen, 40 meters away

During peak season and the four weekends leading up to Christmas, you can buy stamps and post cards a...

Near the Post Office and the Leather Trade in The Old Town

B: Wishing Well, at the town square in the old town

by Flemming V. Larsen, 70 meters away

The Old Town in Aarhus, Denmark, is a living museum, with houses from most of Denmark. Here you can s...

Wishing Well, at the town square in the old town

C: Wood-framed houses, The Old Town

by Flemming V. Larsen, 80 meters away

The Old Town in Aarhus, Denmark, is a living museum, with houses from most of Denmark. Here you can s...

Wood-framed houses, The Old Town

D: Tobacco drying-shed, The Old Town

by Flemming V. Larsen, 110 meters away

The Old Town in Aarhus, Denmark, is a living museum, with houses from most of Denmark. Here you can s...

Tobacco drying-shed, The Old Town

E: Tobbaco dealers house, The Old Town

by Flemming V. Larsen, 110 meters away

The Old Town in Aarhus, Denmark, is a living museum, with houses from most of Denmark. Here you can s...

Tobbaco dealers house, The Old Town

F: Geese-walk under the willow tree

by Flemming V. Larsen, 120 meters away

The Old Town in Aarhus, Denmark, is a living museum, with houses from most of Denmark. Here you can s...

Geese-walk under the willow tree

G: Horse and carriage, The Old Town

by Flemming V. Larsen, 140 meters away

The Old Town in Aarhus, Denmark, is a living museum, with houses from most of Denmark. Here you can s...

Horse and carriage, The Old Town

H: Green House in The Botanical Garden

by Flemming V. Larsen, 230 meters away

Green House in The Botanical Garden

I: Botanical Garden in Aarhus

by Flemming V. Larsen, 240 meters away

Botanical Garden in Aarhus

J: Metal Workshop at Huset

by Flemming V. Larsen, 460 meters away

'HUSET' (the HOUSE) is an open community art and craft centre where you can turn your creative ideas ...

Metal Workshop at Huset

This panorama was taken in Aarhus

This is an overview of Aarhus

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark - situated on the eastcoast of Jutland - surrounded by old forests to the north and south and newer one in the west and the bay, Arhus Bugten, with a busy harbour and lovely beaches to the east.

A big university  and more than 20 other educational and research institutions resulting in almost every fifth of the inhabitants being students makes Aarhus a young and lively city.

You find a lot of cafes, bars, restaurants, etc. in the center.  And a rich variety cultural institions like theaters, music halls, galleries and museum. Year around there are many events, concerts and festivals - Aarhus (Festuge) Festival  in the first week of september is among the largest cultural events in Scandinavia and showcases both local, national and international artists.

Aarhus is also and old city. People have been living here by the coast and the "river" Aarhus Aa for many centuries.

To sense the history you can go to Den Gamle By (The Old Town) and experience what it was like to live and work in a Danish market town in the old days - or you can go to the archaeological and ethnographic Moesgaard Museum.

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