Aarhus has received a cultural overhaul over the past decade, underpinned by its year as a European Capital of Culture in 2017. Denmark’s biggest port and second biggest city is just three hours by train from the capital city Copenhagen.
Founded as Aros in the late 8th century, Aarhus was an important Viking Age settlement together with Ribe and Hedeby. Through the Middle Ages, the city grew quickly as a trading hub and prosperous religious center. Today almost 300,000 people call the city home.
For tourists, the city offers an intriguing mix of historical sites and modern cultural attractions, many built or expanded in connection with
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