Just north of the town on the other side of Expressway E45, is the archaeologically important Illerup Ådal.Over time, the town has grown into a suburb of Aarhus to the north east, connected by the urban areas of Stilling, Hørning and Hasselager.В особенности полезны такие площадки для тех, кто не слишком смел в проявлении симпатий в реальной жизни.
Commoner Hans Lauritzen bought the royal property for the sum of 3004 Rigsdaler, while the castle church with furnishings and bells was granted to the town of Skanderborg.
In April 1768, the demolishing of Skanderborg Castle began and nothing remains of it today, except the old castle church.
The square of Højvangens Torv, in the northeastern parts of the town, is the center of the educational campus known as Campus Højvangen.
The campus is the site of educational institutions such as a public school, a business college (an HHX institution), technical college (an HTX institution under Aarhus Tech), an adult educational centre, Skanderborg Gymnasium etc., situated in a sculpture park.
The Cistercians came here after they had failed in founding a proper monastery at several nearby locations since 1165.