Randers Tourism

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Randers (Danish pronunciation: [ˈʁɑnɐs]) is a city in Randers Municipality, Central Denmark Region on the Jutland peninsula. It is Denmark's sixth-largest city, with a population of 61,163 (1 January 2014). Randers is the municipality's main town and the site of its municipal council. The municipality is also a part of the East Jutland metropolitan area, which has 1.2 million inhabitants.By road it is 38.5 kilometres (23.9 mi) north of Aarhus, 43.8 kilometres (27.2 mi) east of Viborg, and 224 kilometres (139 mi) northwest of Copenhagen. Randers became a thriving market town in medieval times, and many of its 15th-century half-timbered houses remain today, as does St Martin's Church, also from that period. Trade by sea was facilitated through the Gudenå River, entering Randers Fjord. During industrialization, Randers quickly became one of the most important industrial towns in the country, but it saw itself outpaced by the cities of Aarhus and Aalborg at the beginning of the 20th century. Most of the larger historic industries in Randers are gone today. From 1970, the population saw a decline from a peak of 58.500 citizens, until a stabilization in the 1990s occurred, followed by a modest rise since then. The main tourist attraction is Randers Tropical Zoo thanks to its artificial rainforest, the largest in Northern Europe, its 350 varieties of plant and over 175 species of animals. The city's football team, Randers FC, play their homes games at the AutoC Park Randers, and are in Denmark's first league, the Superligaen. The town is also home to Randers rugby union club and Jutland RLFC, a rugby league team, as well as Randers Cimbria, a Basketligaen team that took 2nd place in the 2013-2014 season.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Randers, Denmark. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. When planning a trip to Randers, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Odense. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Odense for its bountiful attractions like Legoland, Lalandia, Givskud Zoo on your trip to Randers. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Odense Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Randers*

  • Randers: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Randers for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Randers.

    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
  • Living in Randers - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 96.88 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 79.95 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Randers

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Randers

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.67 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 116.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 105.43 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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