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Churches in Aarhus

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In Aarhus there are many beautiful and interesting churches.

You can visit both new and old churches and even some which are almost 1000 year old.

Most of them are open for visitors. Here you can find out more about the churches belonging to the Aarhus area.

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Aarhus Cathedral
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Aarhus Cathedral

The structure of Aarhus Cathedral has a long history. The cathedral is dedicated to St. Clemens, who was the Roman Pope 100 a.d. who died as a martyr when he was drowned with an anchor tied to his nec...

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The Church of our Lady
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The Church of our Lady

The monastery here was set up by Dominican monks and was first mentioned in 1246 but was probly established in 1227. The Church of Our Lady now occupies the south wing of the relatively well preserved...

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Christianskirken
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Christianskirken

This modern church with its characteristic sixsided tower (32m) has a long history. It started out as a little chapel on Randersvej in Aarhus in 1895, and was enlarged and consercrated in 1913, dedica...

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The Langenæs Church
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The Langenæs Church

The increasing number of inhabitants in Aarhus made new church-building activity necessary, and one of the results was the construction of The Langenæs Church in 1966.

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Sankt Johannes Church
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Sankt Johannes Church

Sct. John's Church was consecrated in 1905, thus becoming the fourth church to be built in Aarhus.

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Sankt Lukas Church
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Sankt Lukas Church

This neo-Classical style church was built in 1926 and is chad with limestone from Fakse.

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Sankt Markus Church
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Sankt Markus Church

The design of the main body of Sct. Markus Church is inspired by the ancient Christian churches with their basilica form, with the nave raised above the aisles.

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Sankt Pauls Church
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Sankt Pauls Church

Normal practice in Danish churches is for the chancel to face east and the tower to face west. This is not the case of Sct. Pauls Church, however.

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See my beautiful church

Take a look inside some of the most beautiful churches in Aarhus.

Aarhus Cathedral interior

Inside Aarhus Cathedral

Photo: Aarhus Domkirke
Crypt church in Church of Our Lady

Inside Church of Our Lady

Photo: Vor Frue Kirke
Sankt Pauls Church in Aarhus interior

Inside Sankt Pauls Church

Photo: Sankt Pauls Kirke

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