Thousand-year-old Aalborg, Denmark, set in the northern part of Jutland (140 mi/220 km northwest of Copenhagen, and a seven-hour drive), has excellent shopping and several attractions: the Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, the nearby Limfjord, the Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Aalborghus Castle, the house of Jens Bang (a great example of Nordic Renaissance style) and Budolfi Cathedral. The Zoo of Aalborg is one of the largest in Northern Europe.
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