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Egeskov Castle , Odense
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Admire the best preserved moat castle in Europe at Egeskov Castle. Built by Frands Brockenhuus and completed in 1554, the castle contains 66
Observatory
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For a colorful view of the city, climb to the top of Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum. This museum, one of the largest in this part of Europe, feature
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Room Escape Game
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Learn about Danish culture and Art from a guide, who is an artist herself.Enjoy spectacular views from the colourful Rooftop installation at ARoS museum.Benefit from the attention of your friendly and passionate guide.Get the sense of real Denmark with humour and stories that shaped the cultural background and local mentality.Get to know main landmarks of the city in the most engaging and inspiring way.Discover the diversity of Aarhus Art scene.
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Den Gamle By , Aarhus
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Take a step back in time with a visit to Den Gamle By. Opened in 1914, this outdoor tourist attraction explores various aspects of Danish tow

Odense

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The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories. Odense boasts a high number of museums and galleries surrounded by quiet cobblestone streets and castles in the nearby countryside. Make your own Odense vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Denmark online visit planner.

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Where to stay in Odense

Variety is no problem when searching for a place to stay in Odense, the birthplace of Hans Christian Anderson. The city is a transportation hub for the rest of the island, and many of its sights can be seen by foot or bicycle no matter which neighborhood you choose to stay in. There is no shortage of hotels here, though it is more expensive to stay in the city center. For more affordable options, look outside the center, or if you want a prime location, a basic hostel in the city center. If you prefer a more personalized experience, the city boasts a number of guesthouses and family-owned bed and breakfasts.
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