Jutland

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  • 1. Legoland

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    At Legoland just about everything is constructed from Lego bricks—more than 50 million of them. Among its incredible structures are scaled-down...Read More

  • 2. Tilsandede Kirke

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Denmark's most northern point is so thrashed by storms and roiling waters that the 18th-century Tilsandede Kirke, 2 km (1 mi) south of town...Read More

  • 3. Aalborg Historical Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    The Aalborg Historical Museum contains the well-preserved underground ruins of a medieval Franciscan friary, including a walled cellar and the...Read More

  • 4. Aalborg Maritime Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Aalborg Maritime Museum includes a visit aboard the submarine Springeren or the torpedo boat Søbjørnen, and a look at Queen Margrethe's...Read More

  • 5. Århus Domkirke

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Rising gracefully over the center of town, the Århus Domkirke was originally built in 1201 in a Romanesque style but was expanded and redesigned...Read More

  • 6. ARoS Århus Kunstmuseum

    Museum/Gallery

    A hit from the day it opened in 2004, this museum displays more than 9,000 artworks dating from 1770 to the present, as well as internationally...Read More

  • 7. Budolfi Kirke

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The baroque Cathedral Church of St. Botolph is dedicated to the Anglo-Saxon patron saint for seafarers. The stone church, which stands on the...Read More

  • 8. Den Gamle By

    Neighborhood/Street

    Don't miss the town's open-air museum, known as Den Gamle By. Its 75 historic buildings—including 70 half-timber houses, a mill, and millstream...Read More

  • 9. Fanø

    Island

    In the 19th century the tiny island of Fanø (30 km [19 m]) northwest of Ribe—plus a 12-minute ferry from Esbjerg—had an enormous shipbuilding...Read More

  • 10. Grenen

    Beach–Sight

    At Denmark's nothern tip, you can literally stand with each foot in a different sea. The North Sea meets the Baltic Sea here—the water can be...Read More

  • 11. Helligåndsklosteret

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Next to Budolfi Kirke, the 15th-century Monastery of the Holy Ghost is one of Denmark's best-preserved monasteries and the only one that admitted...Read More

  • 12. Jens Bang Stenhus

    House/Mansion/Villa

    The favorite local landmark is the magnificent 17th-century Jens Bang's Stone House, built in 1624 by the wealthiest merchant in town. It was...Read More

  • 13. Jomfru Ane Gade

    Neighborhood/Street

    In the center of the old town is a narrow cobbled street named, as the story goes, for an aristocratic maiden accused of being a witch, then...Read More

  • KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg

    14. KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg

    Museum/Gallery

    The imposing marble-and-glass structure of the North Jutland Museum of Modern Art was designed by architects Alvar and Elissa Aalto with Jacques...Read More

    KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg
  • 15. Lindholm Høje

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Just north of Aalborg at Nørresundby (still considered a part of greater Aalborg) is Lindholm Høje, a Viking and Iron Age burial ground where...Read More

  • 16. Marselisborg Slot

    Garden/Arboretum

    Just south of the city is Marselisborg Slot, the palatial summer residence of the royal family. The changing of the guard takes place daily...Read More

  • 17. Michael og Anna Ancher's Hus

    House/Mansion/Villa

    Michael and Anna Ancher are Skagen's—if not Denmark's—most famous artist couple, and their meticulously restored 1820 home and studio, Michael...Read More

  • 18. Råbjerg Mile

    Geological Site

    Even more famed than the area's Sand-Buried Church is the west coast's dramatic Råbjerg Mile, a protected migrating dune that moves about 50...Read More

  • 19. Rebild Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    A protected heathland, the park was purchased with funds raised by a group of Danish-Americans and hosts the biggest Fourth of July celebrations...Read More

  • 20. Ribe Domkirke

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The Ribe Domkirke stands on the site of one of Denmark's earliest churches, built around AD 860. The present structure, which dates from the...Read More

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