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Aalborghus Castle

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Ancient building with dungeons

Interesting old building complex. Not what you normally picture as a castle as it was built in... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Castle that doesnt look like a castle

We did a tour around this castle with a tour guide. We only got to look inside at the dungeon (in... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Hamilton, NZ
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Aalborghus Slot (Aalborg Castle) is placed in green surroundings, a stones throw from the harbour front and with Toldbod Plads. All year around between 8-21 you can enjoy a walk through the beautiful castle park and at specific dates you can visit...more
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Slotspladsen 1, Aalborg 9000, Denmark
+45 96 31 92 00
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Interesting old building complex. Not what you normally picture as a castle as it was built in half timber Tudor style and is open ended toward the city. They do have old dungeons that apparently were used to house prisoners. They had a “Viking Market”...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We did a tour around this castle with a tour guide. We only got to look inside at the dungeon (in the corner). We were told that the castle ran out of water during a war so the inhabitants had to surrender after only two...More

Thank guynz
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This so called Fort in just an over size barn old but nice, in the grounds a group of guys put an a show dressed in Viking clothes and trying to sell some products they were very good worth 15 minutes at the best.

Thank lees599
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We too did the walking tour with Viking and what made the whole visit to this city worthwhile, in my opinion, is that it has interesting sights and stories AND is also still a lived in place ( it has not become a tourist ghetto....hope...More

Thank Sharon34895
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We toured the Aalborghus Castle w/ entertainment by local 'Vikings' - it was all in good fun and we got to try mead and some snacks from the Viking period. This was part of a very good walking tour of Aalborg that was an included...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited with a tour group (Viking Cruises) and were entertained by ‘Vikings’. The usual tourist nonsense but it was good fun. We then walked through to see the rest of the building from the outside. We were shown the dungeon but there’s so little...More

Thank fmck49
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Loved the architecture of the place. Wandered around with my other half. It was a lovely experience to see. You can only see the grounds, and a couple of the underground areas. Spooky!

Thank CharlyShirvy
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The castle is not open for tours but the dungeon is (for a fee). Considered to be "Early Modern," this mid-1500's collection of buildings is half-timbered and resembles a Swiss chalet complex than what normally comes to mind when the word "castle" is included in...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 15 August 2017

You can just wonder round the grounds it is free. It is set by the harbour which is pleasant and the boat trip from near here along the harbour was good and interesting

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was the first building we saw when our ship docked and the last stop on our guided walking tour (five minute walk from ship). We did not enter the building but spent time on the grounds. On the day we visited (may be permanent)...More

Thank FloridaSunDevil
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