EXPERIENCES AND
SIGHTSEEING IN RIBE

RIBE CATHEDRAL

Ribe Cathedral is Denmark’s oldest cathedral. The church was built more than 800 years ago and is with its roman architecture and interesting history an attractive tourist attraction.

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RIBE HARBOR BY SKIBBROEN

Experience Skibbroen at Ribe Harbor. Skibbroen is an historical point for ship traffic when Ribe was one of the country’s biggest harbors back in the medieval and renaissance.

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ST. CATHARINÆ
CHURCH & ABBEY

Visit one of the oldest and most well-preserved abbeys in Scandinavia. St. Catharinæ Church and Abbey is today a beautiful and historical view of the time before the reformation.

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RIBERHUS SLOTSBANKE

Experience Riberhus Slotsbanke in Ribe. Today the castle is gone, and the castle bank now has a statue of late Queen Dagmar, who lived in beginning year 1200.

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THE OLD TOWN HALL

The Old Town Hall in Ribe is Denmark’s oldest and is all the way back from before year 1496. The Old Town Hall is now working as a museum for visitors.

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JACOB A. RIIS MUSEUM

Visit Jacob A. Riis Museum and hear the tale about the Ribe boy who immigrated to the USA in year 1870. He worked his way up and was called “New York’s most efficient citizen” by President Roosevelt.

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HEX! MUSEUM OF
WITCH HUNT

Visit HEX! The Museum is placed in the middle of Ribe and you can hear the story of the terrifying witch hunts that ruled Europe in the 1500 and 1600 century.

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RIBE ART MUSEUM

Ribe Art Museum is in beautiful and historical surroundings and is among one of Denmark’s oldest. Here you can see both Danish and foreign art pieces in world class.

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THE MUSEUM RIBES VIKINGER

At Museet Ribes Vikinger you will hear stories about Ribe from the Viking Age. Deep dive into the story of the founding of the Nordic region’s largest city from 700 AD.

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RIBE VIKINGECENTER

At Ribe Vikingcenter you can experience the Vikings close. You have the possibility to be part of the experience and try different activities and entertainment.

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MINI ZOO – RIBELUND

Get close to the animals at Mini Zoo Ribelund. The zoo is placed in nature and has free access all year long. See fallow deer, goats, donkeys, horses, bird park and small kangaroos.

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RIBE SWIMMING BATH

Visit Ribe Swimming bath and enjoy a day in wet surroundings. Get the possibility for relaxation and wellness treatments or try offers like water aerobics and aqua gym.

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THE NIGHT WATCHMAN’S ROUNDS

Follow The Night Watchman and listen to his songs and stories when he walks his traditional round through the city’s historical streets and tells about Ribe’s history.

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RIBE CLASSIC

Meet the locals when they on Tuesdays meet up with all their fine and old cars, scooters, motorcycles and mopeds for a meetup on the meadow (Hovedengen) in Ribe.

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GUIDED WALKS

Go on a tour in Ribe and hear the stories and legends from the old days. The tour is incl. a visit in either Ribe Cathedral or St. Catharinæ Church and Abbey.

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MARKET DAY IN RIBE

Experience the atmosphere on the harbour in Ribe, where you can buy vegetables and antiques from the local’s stalls.

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GHOSTWALK

The stories are told right where the events took place – Hear about the dramatic events, assasinations and witch-burning in Ribe.

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THE GALLOWS HILL
IN RIBE

Visit the Gallows Hill in Ribe Plantation and see where the witch-burning took place. Among others, Maren Splid was executed here in 1641 – maybe Denmark’s best known “witch”.