Aarhus is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Aarhus one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Aarhus is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Aarhus or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Aarhus. Explore the historical monuments of Aarhus with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Aarhus guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Aarhus page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Aarhus landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Aarhus.
#1 of 4 Historical Places in Aarhus | Added 2686 times in trip plans
Viborgvej 2, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The world’s first open air museum (since 1914) has another distinction: it’s one of the only ones to recreate a town rather than a village. About 25 antique buildings, a number of pretty period gardens, and staff dressed in historically accurate wardrobe bring to life the illusion of a historical town – and it’s really a cha...
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Store Torv 1 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
09:30 am - 04:00 pm
The original form of the Aarhus Cathedral was started in the 1190’s and finished a little more than a hundred years later in Romanesque style. It burnt down though, along with most of the town. The Reformation rolled around, and with it came Gothic architecture. It’s expansions left it the longest and highest church in Denmark. Get some...
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Kongevejen 100, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
How often is a royal couple gifted a palace of their very own on the occasion of their marriage by the people they rule? But that’s just what the Municipality of Aarhus did. The Royal Family continues to use the palace as a summer home to this date. The palace itself isn’t open to the public but the park is, at least during the months w...
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Clausholmvej 308, 8370 Hadsten, Denmark
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
The original building that stood on these grounds was in such a sorry state that when the Danish Prime Minister decided he wanted to live here, he had the whole place torn down and had the building you see today constructed. This was in the early 1700’s. The castle became famous as the place from where the Prime Minister’s daughter, Ann...