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Store Torv in Aarhus

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A: Aarhus Cathedral at Bispetorv

by Flemming V. Larsen, 100 meters away

Aarhus Cathedral at Bispetorv

B: Pustervig Square

by Flemming V. Larsen, 110 meters away

Pustervig Square

C: Aaboulevarden - walkway over Aarhua Aa

by Flemming V. Larsen, 120 meters away

I the old days the stream, Aarhus Aa, was a livng part of the town. But with the increasing car trafi...

Aaboulevarden - walkway over Aarhua Aa

D: Clemens Bridge

by Flemming V. Larsen, 120 meters away

Clemens Bridge is part of the main pedestrian street going from Bispetorv to the main railway station...

Clemens Bridge

E: Aarhus Theatre at Bispetorv

by Flemming V. Larsen, 130 meters away

Aarhus Theatre at Bispetorv

F: Madam Sculpture at Pustervig Square

by Flemming V. Larsen, 130 meters away

This sculpture by Christian Lemmertz is a variation over the classic Hermes figure with the Dionysos ...

Madam Sculpture at Pustervig Square

G: Vadestedet - The Crossing Point at Aarhus Stream

by Flemming V. Larsen, 140 meters away

Vadestedet means the ford or the wade - and has for centuries been the crossing point at the small ri...

Vadestedet - The Crossing Point at Aarhus Stream

H: Baghuset, 2004

by Flemming V. Larsen, 220 meters away

Baghuset, 2004

I: Klostertorv

by Flemming V. Larsen, 250 meters away

Klostertorv

J: Frue Kirkeplads

by Flemming V. Larsen, 270 meters away

A small park in font of the church, Vor Frue Kirke, a part of an old monastery. Also notice the wall ...

Frue Kirkeplads

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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