Familie i Vibrog Domkirke
Viborg's fascinating

history, art and culture

An old capital with lots of history

Are you also fascinated by art, culture and the thrilling history of Denmark?

Viborg is one of Denmarks oldest cities with traces all the way back to ancient times. Viborg means "holy mountain".

Traders, warriors, craftsmen, pilgrims and adventurers came walking, riding and running with horses and oxen to take further along the Ancient Road to the major trading places and shrines in the south.

Until the introduction of absolute monarchy in 1660, all Danish kings hailed at the thing in Viborg, and noble gentleman men and Catholic bishops adorned the city with monumental buildings, including the characteristic cathedral with two towers.

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