Monastery of the Holy Ghost

The Monastery is the oldest social institution in Denmark. It was established in 1431 by Maren Hemmings 1451. Since the Reformation the monastery was a hospital, and the city's "Latin School" was housed here for nearly 300 years. Historical interior with frescoes dated about 1500.

Now the Monastery is a residence for approx. 25 senior citizens.

Guided tours
During the summer (from 7th of July to the 20th of August) there will be guided tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 pm. The price is DKK 50,- and the meetingplace is at the entrance to Aalborg Monastery from C.W. Obels Plads. 

Guided tours outside the summerperiod can be booked through FOF (tlf.: +45 9813 8233). 

Opening hours

01/01/2015 - 31/12/2015 Monday - Sunday

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