Ribe offers a wide and colorful palette of various museums and attractions. Architectural gems like the Cathedral and the beautiful medieval town center. In Ribe the possibilities are endless and the experiences great.
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This is Denmark’s oldest cathedral and Ribe’s soaring landmark for 800 years, visible for miles around over the flat landscape.
What were the origins of Ribe and how did the town’s inhabitants live when Ribe was a major European trading centre? Ribe Viking Museum is the place to find the answers.
A visit to the Wadden Sea Centre is like a journey through the unique landscape of the Wadden Sea in the company of millions of migratory birds.
At Ribe Viking Centre you step more than 1,000 years back into the Viking Era, meeting warriors, tradesmen, craftsmen, farmers - and all the animals on the farm.
Ribe Art Museum was established in 1891 and provides the setting for an internationally recognised collection of Danish art, including works by C.W. Eckersberg, Christen Købke, Hammershøi, P.S. Krøyer, L.A. Ring and both Anna and Michael Ancher.
Tells the story of Jacob A. Riis of almost hitting rock bottom in the worst of New York's neighbourhoods, and the story of how toil, the will to create a better society and belief in himself turned the boy from Ribe into what the President called "the ideal American".
Maren Spliids came from Ribe and is the best known Danish witch. She was burned at the stake in 1641. The museum tells of witch hunts in Denmark and Europe.
The Marsk Tower - a new landmark for the marshlands in southern Jutland has emerged: a 25-meter-tall lookout tower designed by world renowned architects from the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG),
A nice day in zoo. Visit a unique zoo and have a great day in a cozy atmosphere! Explore the 80 different types of animals in the park, and get very close to the animals at the daily zookeeper speaks....
Experience a safari tour of GIVSKUD ZOO – ZOOTOPIA in your own car with full view. Explore the zoo on foot and meet gorillas, elephants and wolves, and end the day with a visit to one of the large pla...
A trip to the museum is a must when vacationing in Ribe. Visit Ribes Vikings museum where history is lying right at your feet, see Ribe Art Museum's beautiful collection of Danish art, visit the Cathedral Museum or the Old Town Hall, the possibilities are many.
With its outstanding status as Denmark's oldest and best preserved town, Ribe offers a unique atmosphere. Ribe is one of the few towns in Denmark, which still has a beautifully preserved medieval town centre with old half-timbered houses, cobblestone streets and a beautiful cathedral.
The magnificent complex’s Ribe Cathedral and St. Catharinæ’s Abbey and Monastery are the last remains of all the medieval churches, abbeys, chapels and hospitals of old Ribe.
To wander through the old town is to travel back though time. As evidenced by the numerous memorial plaques, many of the beautiful buildings can be linked to famous people and certain periods of the thousand-year history of the town.
At Riberhus Slotsbanke, there is a moat, ruins and a statue of Queen Dagmar, and it is all part of the story about the Castle that once where here. On the lower floor of Kannikegården you can see ruins of the oldest brick house in Denmark.
In Ribe you will also find very special, scenic areas, whether it is in Vedels Anlæg or on the small paths around the mini animal park.
Sct. Catharinæ ChurchVisit the abbey of Sct. Catharinæ Church and take a walk around the idyllic abbey garden where time seems to stand still.
Det Gamle Rådhus (Old Town Hall)Other attractions in Ribe worth a visit include the the Old Town Hall and Rådhussamlingen (Town Hall Collection), as well as the Kannikegaarden and Taarnborg buildings.
Riber Kjærgård is a manor house from around the year 1300, which today serves as an agricultural school.
Ribe’s dramatic history and the magnificent landscape around the city is a great source of inspiration, and it is no surprise that so many talented artists and craftsmen have their homes here.
Experience the lions in GIVSKUD ZOO - ZOOTOPIA, or spend a nice day at Glad Zoo. In Ribe there is a mini zoo with goats, donkeys and small kangaroos, and in Esbjerg you can get very close to the beautiful deers in Nørreskoven.