"Århus : Den Danske By" Top 5 Page for this destination Århus by travelife

Århus Travel Guide: 312 reviews and 722 photos

If someone wants to know which area in Denmark is more Danish than others .... the answer would be definitely Jutland, the part of Denmark linked to Europe bordering Germany. Århus is the second largest city in Denmark (and as per Danish standard where the total polpulation is less than 6 mill.) and as the Dane likes to say, 'the smallest big city in the world'.

Traditionally, people living in Jutland and Fyn consider people in Sjælland as foreigners. On the other hand people living in Sjælland consider people in Jutland as 'village people'!!. Wherever the debate leads to.. visiting Denmark is not complete without visiting Århus, which could be called the 'capital' of the Jutland. As most pages on Aarhus here on VT show 'Den Gamle By' as the prime attraction of Århus, it is much more than that. Århus is a city where you can get a touch of beach, forest or village within minutes by bus.

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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Mar 5, 2010 at 12:23 PM

    It reads as though you enjoyed the sites in the Jutland area. YOu did a nice job of presenting pictures and describing the areas to see.

  • Rupanworld's Profile Photo
    Jan 18, 2008 at 12:45 AM

    Great tips and great page. Can't wait to explore the city on my own. Your tips will definitely guide me through. Thanks.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Jul 26, 2005 at 1:27 PM

    Fantastic! I loved the tips on the beaches, university, museums, festivals, and, especially, the architecture. Some awesome photos to accompany your wonderful commentary.

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2005 at 9:57 AM

    Hi Reza, what a beautiful place this is, that green ampitheatre is something special

  • Toja's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2005 at 7:59 AM

    great site :-)

  • Mette-DK's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2005 at 6:37 AM

    Jeg er nu ikke så sikker på at vi synes dem fra sjælland er "foreigners" - Det må være en århus mening - Det er vist mere et gammelt "sagn" end sandt. Men du har ret århus er en fed by. Hej

  • Gentleman75's Profile Photo
    Feb 18, 2005 at 6:47 AM

    I visited Århus when I was in Denmark, but unfortunately I couldn't enjoy it, because the weather was quite bad (it was cold and raining then). You made great page about Århus!

  • thues's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2005 at 1:06 AM

    You are doing a very god work - about Århus, and about Denmark and a lot of our great danish city`s too. Fine. Best regards (og mange venlige hilsener) Thue, Skive

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2004 at 4:41 PM

    Looks like an interesting place!

  • saraheg77's Profile Photo
    Jul 2, 2004 at 11:01 AM

    Nice tips! I hope to make it to your country someday!

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