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Top Things to Do in Aalborg, Denmark, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Aalborg Zoo

Aalborg Zoo is one of Denmark's biggest zoos and is located near the center of Aalborg. Every year, Aalborg Zoo is visited by around 375,000 guests. The zoo covers 8 hectares (20 acres), and keeps more than 1,500 animals belonging to 126 species.

Aalborg Historical Museum

Aalborg Historical Museum ( Danish: Aalborg Historiske Museum) is a historical and cultural museum in the city of Aalborg in Denmark. The museum was established in 1863 and is now part of The Historical Museum of Northern Jutland. The Aalborg Historical Museum was organized to explain the history of the city and the surrounding region for the past 1000 years.

Lindholm Høje

Lindholm Høje (Lindholm Hills, from Old Norse haugr, hill or mound) is a major Viking burial site and former settlement situated to the north of and overlooking the city of Aalborg in Denmark. The southern (lower) part of Lindholm Høje dates to 1000 - 1050 AD, the Viking Age, while the northern (higher) part is significantly earlier, dating back to the 5th century AD.

Nordkraft (Aalborg) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nordkraft is a cultural centre in the Danish city of Aalborg. Opened in 2009, it is located in a former electricity generating station close to the waterfront in an area designated for cultural development. Neighbouring buildings include the Utzon Center and Musikkens Hus.

Gråbrødrekloster Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Gråbrødrekloster Museum is an "in situ" museum in Algade, Aalborg. In 1250 a Franciscan monastery was founded here, but it does not exist anymore. The museum displays the archaeological artifacts excavated here at the site and sheds light on the history of Aalborg at the same time.

Budolfi Kirke - Wikipedia, den frie encyklopædi

Budolfi Kirke er opbygget med et midterskib, to sideskibe, våbenhus og tårnrum i slutningen af 1300-tallet i gotisk stil i gule munkesten. Den nævnes i Danske Atlas med årstallet 1399. I 1899-1900 blev sakristiet mod nord - Gammel Torv - tilføjet ved en stor renovering af kgl.

Budolfi Church

St Budolfi Church is the cathedral church for the Lutheran Diocese of Aalborg in north Jutland, Denmark. Aalborg was already a town in the mid 10th century, with a fine position on the east-west Lim Fjord that served as a trade route between the North Sea and the Baltic until the 12th century, when the west end of Lim Fjord was closed by sand drifts.

Aalborg Søfarts- og Marinemuseum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Aalborg Søfarts- og Marinemuseum is a marine museum located on the wharf of Aalborg, Denmark. Inaugurated on 24 May 1992, in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen, the museum's collections have since been expanded considerably, including with an extensive collection of ship radios and navigation instruments, showing the development of such tools.

Museums in Aalborg

There are several museums in Aalborg , Denmark. These include a museum of modern art, a historical museum and a maritime museum. Together with the city's theatre, cultural centre and music interests, they constitute an important aspect of the municipality's recent focus on knowledge and culture.

Aalborg Cathedral School

Aalborg Cathedral School ( Danish: Aalborg Katedralskole) is the oldest gymnasium in North Jutland. The exact date of foundation is not known, but historical documents indicate that Christian III of Denmark in 1540 gave the school a wing of the old Holy Ghost Monastery in Aalborg after the dissolution of the Danish monasteries.

KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg

KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg is located in Aalborg, Denmark, on Kong Christians Allé near its junction with Vetserbro. Of a modern Scandinavian design, it was built between 1968-72 by Finnish architects Elissa and Alvar Aalto and Danish architect Jean-Jacques Baruël. It was completed on 8 June 1972.

Tech College Aalborg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tech College Aalborg is made of several departments in Aalborg, Hobro and Hadsund. Aalborg Tekniske Gymnasium (English: Aalborg Technical Gymnasium) is also a part of Tech College Aalborg. The gymnasium has about nine classes each year, which is spread out on Øster Uttrup Vej 5 and C.A. Olesens Gade 4, both in Aalborg.

Jomfru Ane Gade

Jomfru Ane Gade (English: Virgin Anne's Street), in Aalborg, is possibly Denmark's most famous street. It is popular with both locals and tourists for its lively atmosphere with all the restaurants and pubs on both sides of the street. It is said to be the street with the longest continuous stretch of restaurants and bars in Denmark.

Aalborgtårnet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Aalborg Tårnet (Aalborg Tower) is a 54.9 metre tall observation tower built of lattice steel in Aalborg, Denmark. The tower is built on a hill, providing a total height of 105 metres above sea level. The tower has a restaurant on the top.

Hospital of the Holy Ghost, Aalborg

The Hospital of the Holy Ghost, Aalborg ( Danish: Helligåndsklostret i Aalborg), the buildings of which, although now without any religious function, are still known as Aalborg Kloster (lit. Aalborg Monastery), is a former establishment of the Order of the Holy Ghost in Aalborg, Denmark.

Jens Bang's House

Jens Bang's House ( Danish: Jens Bangs Stenhus; translated, "Jens Bang's Stone House") is a landmark in Aalborg, Denmark. Situated on Østerågade in Nytorv square, it was built in 1624 by Jens Bang in Dutch Renaissance style. Noted for its gables and sculpted auricular window décor, it is said to be the finest privately owned Renaissance building in the country.

Aalborg University

Aalborg University is a Danish university located mainly in Aalborg, Denmark with campuses in Aalborg, Esbjerg and Copenhagen. Aalborg University (AAU) was established in 1974 under the name of Aalborg University Center (AUC), but changed its name to Aalborg University in 1994.

Aalborg Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Aalborg Airport ( Danish: Aalborg Lufthavn) ( IATA: AAL, ICAO: EKYT) is a dual-use (civilian/military) airport located in Nørresundby, Aalborg Municipality, Denmark, which is 3.5 NM (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) northwest of Aalborg.

Aalborg Portland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Aalborg Portland is the only existing cement-producing company in Denmark. Established in Aalborg in the 19th century, Portland cement was patented in 1824 by Joseph Aspdin. Six decades later the Aalborg businessman Hans Holm and the engineer Frederick Læssøe Smidth built a cement factory 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northeast of Aalborg in the neighborhood of Rørdal.