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Aarhus Cathedral, Aarhus

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Aarhus Cathedral is home to one of Denmark's great treasures--a 15th-century, carved altarpiece with movable sections. The outer walls of the cathedral and the chapels are the only original Romanesque elements that survived Gothic rebuilding. Look for the Lazarus window in the northwest corner, which probably served as a counter for sharing food with the lepers. The cathedral also houses the largest stained-glass window in Denmark, five wrought-iron latticework portals, and a pulpit carved with biblical scenes. Notice a votive ship hanging at the crossing as a reminder of those lost at sea. The wall paintings of St. Christopher and S.t Clement are the tallest in the country. Plan to see Aarhus Cathedral and other attractions that appeal to you using our Aarhus trip itinerary planner.
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  • In the centre of the Latin Quarter, the city's oldest district, stands the red-brick Romanesque cathedral which was started in the 12th century and completed by 1300. It is the longest and tallest chu...  more »
  • Absolutely fantastic to see Aarhus history over the last 500 years appear at the Cathedral, as part of the European capital of culture (Aarhus 2017)
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  • a beautiful Cathedral that oozes history and stories from Denmark's past and its importance to both the Aarhus and the country
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  • Beautiful and nice cathedral.. A nicer little watch if you're already in Aarhus
  • Beautiful building
  • Had my fairy tale wedding here. Thank you to all of those who made that possible.
  • shitty Church
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  • Fine Church
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