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Iceberg Quarter includes the white buildings with sharp points reaching as high as the peaks of snow on the valley, promising appointment as new attractions in Aarhus.

No famous as Copenhagen, but Aarhus – “city of smiles”, the Denmark’s oldest city in the major cities of Northern Europe, again among the 10 destinations that travelers have always wished to discover in the old continent. Now, let’s discover Aarhus travel blog — European capital of culture 2017 with Living Nomads below.

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Nordic style architecture in the city center.

Young, internationalization, rich history, unique construction design, rich culture … are elements help Aarhus, the second largest city of Denmark in the green valley surrounded by forests, was chosen as the European capital of culture 2017.

For visitors, there are many reasons for them to not hesitate to choose Aarhus though less than in 2017, by focus lad harmony with the ancient streets dotted colorful houses as step out from Andersen fairytale that visitors infatuation.

Aarhus especially famous by the dynamic in the create of cultural events and architectural styles. Is a cultural center with many festivals celebrated are held throughout the year such as the Aarhus Festival, Food Festival.

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Iceberg Quarter includes the white buildings with sharp points reaching as high as the peaks of snow on the valley, promising appointment as new attractions in Aarhus.
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Fall, Aarhus jubilant carnival.
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Experience Erasmus game in Aarhus.

Aarhus is also home to many impressive design points to come. One of them is ARoS, one of the largest art museums in Europe.

Stand in the circular structure of the Aarhus Museum of Modern Art, ARoS entitled “The overall picture of your rainbow” on the top floor buildings, stunning the entire image of the city easily fit in the lens of the amateur photographers.

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“Rainbow” at the Aarhus Museum of Modern Art, ARoS

Among places helps Aarhus renowned on the tourist map of Denmark have Den Gamle By, model’s first outdoor museum in the world opened in 1914, recreated the life of Danish urban from 18th century to the 1970s complete with factories, shops, post offices, schools … through 75 buildings collected from 20 localities in the country.

Sometimes on the street corner of Den Gamle By, you’ll encounter people in ancient costumes. It was the museum staff are ready to assist guests. More specifically, you can sample a beer in the cellar, sip coffee and gingerbread in the tea garden at here …

Each year, the museum welcomed 3.5 million visitors.

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Open museum, Den Gamle By.
Recreate the ancient in Den Gamle By
Recreate the ancient in Den Gamle By
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Blowers operate by water at Den Gamle By

And at Moesgaard Museum is located in a magnificent castle built 18th century, you return to the past as of the stone age and the history of the Vikings, the first owner of Aarhus …

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Moesgaard Museum
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“Meet” the Cistercian (prehistoric man) at the Museum Moesgaard

Besides, Aarhus has many beautiful buildings such as the Basilica of Aarhus Domkirke, Notre Dame Cathedral with tomb stone Aarhus oldest Nordic region, with the facade of City Hall marble …

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Basilica of Aarhus Domkirke highest and longest in Denmark, always full of visitors.
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Aarhus Notre Dame
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Aarhus Theatre building from the late 19th century, which hosts the class cultural program of Denmark and welcomed nearly 100,000 spectators every year.

With 13% of immigrant students, Aarhus always dynamic images, youthful and friendly.

Go to the shop amnesty students, you’ve just been enjoying cheap food, just enjoy the fun organized by topic of youth on the weekends.

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A pitch angle in Aarhus University

Aarhus is one of the priority city for the first bike in the world, up along the city roads have dedicated lanes wide enough for two or more bicycle traffic along.

And you can easily rent or borrow a free bicycle in many public places in the city, or to the park Dyrehaven admire the peaceful life of the deer.

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Bike lanes on central streets of Aarhus.

Downtown is considered the place of “the happiest Denmark” small but charming.

Latin Quarter is next to Store Torv square, where attract most tourists in Aarhus, bar and restaurants mass amnesty outdoor terrace mixed with small houses sprawling along the same channels are much green space is about 15 minutes bicycle brings a great quality of life for Aarhus.

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A corner youthful and vibrant of Latin area.

If a shopper, you probably have to go to Frederiksbjerg street where with more than 400 stores in south central station.

At here, a maze of shops with high quality products, the best brands in the Nordic region, the handmade items that have unique design is a perfect touches for Aarhus.

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Frederiksbjerg street

Information for you

Aarhus Weather, When to Go and Climate Information

The climate of Aarhus can be described as temperate and marine, featuring weather typical of Denmark. Aarhus is sited on the peninsula of Jutland and this region is so large that it features many temperature fluctuations throughout the year.

December, January and February tend to be the coldest months of the year in Aarhus, where overnight frosty weather is most likely. However, the summer months of June, July and August are quite different, with daytime temperatures of up to 25°C / 77°F or 27°C / 81°F, or even higher at times, when the sunny weather is at its best.

Best time to visit Aarhus

November to March can be an uncomfortable time to visit Aarhus. During this period, you’re likely to find snow, chill winds, and closed tourist offices. The best time to visit is between mid-April and November, when the weather’s good. May, June and late August or early September are definitely better, as the place has warmed up by then, but the crowds of tourists haven’t yet hit the tourist attractions. July and August are the peak tourist season, and the time when accommodation tends to get scarce.

Aarhus is accessible to tourists for most time of the year. However, the best time to spend a fulfilling holiday in Aarhus depends mostly on you. You can visit the Aarhus during summer and spring seasons as they are mild (for European Aarhuss). Or you can choose to visit the Aarhus during winters and enjoy sightseeing in the warm sun on a cold wintery morning! At most times of the year, the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing and enjoying the various activities Aarhus has to offer. For beach Aarhus like Thailand: Aarhus is accessible to tourists for most time of the year. However, the best time to spend a fulfilling holiday in Aarhus is during the winter time. At this time of the year, the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing and enjoying the various activities Aarhus has to offer. During the winter time, you can enjoy the outdoor activities without getting dehydrated or feeling the pangs of heat.

+ 50 EUR is the average cost for accommodation, dining and sightseeing / day in Aarhus. And rent a bicycle is the ideal means to enjoy the places in the city.

+ Accommodation: You can find, check rates, reviews & availability for hotels in Aarhus on Agoda.com or Booking.com.

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