Aarhus Cathedral is a cathedral in Aarhus, Denmark. It is the longest and tallest church in the nation, at 93 m long and 96 m in tallness. The development of Aarhus Cathedral started in the twelfth century and it is the principle building of the ward of Aarhus for the Church of Denmark, devoted to the benefactor holy person of mariners, St. Clemens. It is obscure precisely when individuals initially settled close to the mouth of the Aarhus River on the east bank of Jutland. Positively in the 700s there was a Viking town there. Late research has dated the working of the principal city divider to 934. Aarhus more likely than not been a town of some significance in the Viking Age, as there are six runestones in or close to the city. The name is known as Aros, Arus, Aarhus or Aars, as right on time as the fifteenth century.
The construction of Aarhus Cathedral started in the decade after year 1190, by Bishop Peder Vognsen of the intense Hvide family from Zealand. Diocesan Vognsen manufactured the house of prayer around St. Merciful's congregation since nearby individuals loved St. Niels, and Vognsen needed to tackle that dedication for his church building. Vognsen additionally settled the house of God school of Aarhus Katedralskole, before the basilica was finished. The congregation was done in 1300 in run of the mill Romanesque style with half-adjusted curves supporting a level timber roof. The second St. Clements was worked of vast red blocks, another building material that ended up well known all finished Scandinavia and northern Germany for religious and open structures. Four churches were incorporated with the north transept.