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Fairytale town: Odense honours its most famous citizen 

Not only the principal museum, but the whole town -especially the central area- has very special ambient, to remember Hans Christian Andersen. 

It's actually fun to get lost in the cozy town of Odense.
It’s actually fun to get lost in the cozy town of Odense.

Denmark’s most beloved author, Hans Christian Andersen, was born in Odense and lived here for some years of his youth. Many say that it was here that he discovered his talents, both in performing arts and writing, and would do anything in his hands to educate himself and pursue his dreams, later on in Copenhagen and even abroad.

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Aros Museum, or the joy of contemporary art

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark and a vibrant place to visit for arts and trends. Aros is just a small taste of that.

Aros Aarhus Art Museum.
Aros Aarhus Art Museum.

There’s no way to dispute that Danish museums are just amazing. They combine world-class exhibitions with beautiful museography and astonishing architecture. In all, it’s always a good experience to visit a Danish museum.¬† Aros is the art museum in Aarhus (Aros is the old name of Aarhus) and it’s full of surprises.

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The Skagen Art Museum, a hidden jewel

On the farther north point of Denmark, in the peninsula of Jutland, you’ll find a cozy town that has remaind sort of untouched by time.¬†

One of the beautiful halls at the museum.
One of the beautiful halls at the museum.

Skagen is the place that has given name to the famous skagenröra, a sauce made with cream, shrimps, caviar and herbs, that you use on your smörrebröd (open sandwich) or on fish. But this is also the place where many nordic intelectuals and artists came to settle in the end of the 19th century, and got inspired with the light, the sea and the pintoresque architecture of this fishing village.

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