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World War I Monument in The Memorial Park

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In the memorial Park you find the monument to the fallen Danes from World War I 1914-1918 , of whom most were Danish-minded from the southern parts of Jutland inrolled under German military service.
The Monument is a circular courtyard surrounded by wall made of limestone from Euville in France. On the wall is engraved 4,140 names of fallen. Furthermore, there are four large reliefs, symbolizing The Departure, The War, The Peace and The Home-coming. 

It was created by sculptor Axel Poulsen and architect Axel Ekberg. The Memorial was revealed 1th of July 1934

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Detta är en översikt av 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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