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Esbjerg Travel Guide, Denmark

Esbjerg, Denmark – Overview

Esbjerg is one of the major seaports in the Southwest of Denmark. It is fifth largest city in Denmark. It has a population of approximately 100,000 inhabitants. Esbjerg is regarded as one of the most popular holiday spots in Denmark. It is situated in the Esbjerg Municipality. Being a seaport, it also serves as a major trade center of Denmark. Esbjerg has great traditions, heritage and culture. Being a relatively new city it has no long history like the other cities of Denmark. Esbjerg is an ideal place for the tourists. The city of Esbjerg has something to offer to all. Every year a large number of visitors come here to explore the beauty and attractions of Esbjerg. Some of the most popular sights and attractions in Esbjerg include Dronning Louise on Torvet, Kongensgade, Svømmestadion, Legoland, cinema Biocity, Vognsbølparken, Fanø Skibsfarts og Dragtsamling, Varde Museum, Fanø Kunstmuseum and Horns Rev Museum. Esbjerg is also famous for its sparkling and fabulous beaches. In Esbjerg there is lot of activities for the tourists. Visitors can enjoy with snorkeling, boating, swimming, diving and hiking etc. There is a wide range of museums including Bogtrykmuseet, Fiskeri og Sofartsmuseet (Museum of Fishing & Shipping), Esbjerg Museum and Esbjerg Kunstmuseum (Esbjerg Art Museum) etc. These museums reflect the culture, history and traditions of Denmark.

Esbjerg hosts a large number of theatrical performances throughout the year. There are many popular theatres including Musikhuset, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Fanø Skibsfarts og Dragtsamling and Bogtrykmuseet i Esbjerg etc.

In addition to these, Esbjerg has unparallel architectural diversity. There are many historical building, churches and museums, which have significant importance. Most of the churches in Esbjerg have been built by Danish and Dutch architects. Esbjerg is home to many popular educational institutes. There are many colleges and universities where students come get education in different disciplines including Science and technology, Art, Health, Business, History, Environment and Information technology etc. Esbjerg has many popular sporting venues that host a large number of sporting events throughout the year. Football, ice hockey, swimming and soccer have been the popular sports of Esbjerg. The city of Esbjerg is served by all major transportation options including railway, bus and planes. There are two airports in Esbjerg including Esbjerg Airport and Billund Airport etc.

Visitors can find every type of accommodation options in Esbjerg. There are many popular hotels in Esbjerg including Hotel Britannia, Danhostel Esbjerg, Cab Inn and Hotel Scandic Olympic etc.

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