Vejle Sights and Landmarks Guide, Denmark
Vejle is mainly famous for its one of a kind, swirling scenery of fjords, woods and river valley. The town is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Denmark. The landscape, history and culture blended together make Vejle Sights perfect vacation options for tourists.
Vejle Sights – Museums
Vejle provides a large number of museums and collections, each with a distinctive tale to tell. The museums range from the contemporary to historical and from the conservative to the unconventional making Vejle Sights link to Copenhagen Sights.
Vejle Museum of Art. After restorations, this museum was reopened to the public in April 2006. The exhibits in the museum are primarily made up of 20th century Danish art (classical modernism, late surrealism, abstract expressionism, and new trends). Danish art from the Golden Age can also be seen in this museum.
Bindeballe Kobmandsgard. This merchant house established in 1897 is the biggest merchant museum in Denmark. This museum displays collected traditional merchandise, old store signposts and interiors. The total number of displays in Bindeballe is more than 5000. Apart from being a museum, Bindeballe is also a working general store selling local specialties and souvenirs.
Vejle Sights – Historical Landmarks
Vejle allows tourists to get a closer look at the town’s ancient history. There are many sites in the town which visitors can explore to experience the rich past of Vejle.
St. Nicholas’ Church. This church is considered as the oldest infrastructure in Vejle. This 13th century Gothic church has been modified a number of times. Some of the remarkable elements of St. Nicholas’ church are the Classical sculpture by Jens Hiernoe, the granite façade and the Renaissance pulpit. At the side of the chapel, there is a coffin containing the remains of a queen.
Engelsholm Castle. This castle is marvelously located on the shores of Engelsholm Lake and is delimited by a park and forest. Engelsholm Castle was built during the Renaissance period by Knud Brahe. It was restored expansively during the 1730s by Gerhard de Lichtenberg. Onion Domes, a home farm and a French-style park were added to the splendor of the castle. The Roman church found in the castle is adorned with Baroque furniture.
Vejle Sights – Children’s World
Vejle has places created and established especially for children. These tourist destinations will not just delight the young but also the young at heart.
LEGOLAND. Considered as one of Denmark’s most famous tourist spots, LEGOLAND has 50 thrilling amusements and theme exhibits. More than 50 million pieces of LEGO were used to construct the displays. Slides, video games, climbing walls, jumping castles and adventure playgrounds are available for visitors to enjoy.
Givskud Zoo. The zoo is the home of a large number of animals from all over the world. Visitors can explore the zoo through open environments by safari bus or private car. Givskud also has an enormous adventure playground where children can relax or mingle with barn animals.
Others may usually compare the attractions in Vejle to other European destinations like Odense Sights. This is one guarantee though: all these sights are spectacular and breathtaking especially for vacationers.
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