The fifth largest city in Denmark, Esbjerg is the largest city in West Jutland. Although the city was established in 1868 as a replacement for Altona, - a harbour - it was only in 1899 that the city was chartered. Esbjerg grew rapidly after the Harbour was built in 1874. During the period from 1901 to 1970, the city grew into a hub for agricultural exports. Large quantities of fish products, meat, and dairy products are exported to a few countries, including Great Britain. With the graveyard of almost 300 allied airmen killed during World War II, Esbjerg sings the songs of its profound historical significance.
The city is the foundation of Denmark's oil industry. As interesting as its historical significance is, Esbjerg suffered a great deal during the Swedish Wars.
The city is small and cozy, and resonates with the structure and culture of Denmark. From parks and museums to cozy pubs and restaurants, the city leaves its mark on the tourists and travellers! The city is so magnificent that the people behold the sights in awe. The city is known for its hospitality, and gives a warm welcome to the tourists - a fun home away from home!
The city will mesmerize the ones who appreciate the finest of the fine art and architecture. The older part of the city has buildings that are no less than architectural marvels themselves! Esbjerg has a Seafaring Museum, which is a treat to the eyes of little kiddies! From Man meets the sea to the Fano Island, the city has everything that one needs to rejuvenate oneself! The Marbaek Nature park connects oneself to nature, while the Henne Strand relaxes oneself! Esbjerg is a city that is nostalgic, magnificent, and to sum it up all - incredible!
Rest assured, the city is a complete package for the ones who are planning for a thrilling, and rejuvenating vacation!