The Town Of Ribe – Denmark.
The mediaeval streets of Denmark
Ribe is considered to be the oldest city on the Jutland Peninsula and in the whole of Scandinavia. The first settlements appeared here 2700-2800 years ago. In the 9th century ad there was the first mention of Ribe as a city. In the 16th century, after a major fire, the city was rebuilt, many buildings have been preserved in Ribe since then.
Located at the intersection of several trade routes and conveniently located relative to seaports, the city of Ribe immediately became a major shopping center in Scandinavia, one of the largest in Northern Europe. Geographically, the city is located on the semi island of Jutland in the southwest of Denmark, near the confluence of the Ribe river in the North sea.
On the territory of the city is still preserved in excellent condition Cathedral, built in the 12th century. The city has a Royal Charter of the city of cathedrals. The Cathedral is magnificent
In the city you can find real medieval houses and buildings: private houses, Cathedral, mill, cobblestone streets, roofs covered with red tiles. This medieval flavor of Denmark from H. Andersen mixed with modern infrastructure: streets, illuminated by electric lights, cars, advertising signs.
Private house in the town of Ribe. Denmark
Antiquity breathe Central square Torvet, Ribe Cathedral and city quay.
Old house in Ribe. Denmark
The ideal way to explore the city of Ribe is to take a walk through it, visiting the sights and museums, which are rich in this town. The town often hosts various festivals and celebrations.