Discover Aarhus, Denmark´s Second Largest City

Danemark, Aarhus, Hafen, Blick vom Dokk1 auf das Zollhaus und das Navitas

Whether you prefer museums, historical buildings, amusement parks or beautiful gardens, Aarhus has it all. Denmark’s second largest city is a perfect getaway destination for you and your family. Here is a guide to the city`s most popular attractions.

Den Gamle By – The Old Town Museum

This open-air museum of urban history and culture displays the original buildings of not only Aarhus, but several other cities in Denmark. It was actually the world`s first open-air museum and is rated a three star attraction by Guide Michelin. Visit living rooms, chambers, and kitchens as you stroll among the 75 historical houses.

Old Town Aarhus
Photo: Den Gamle By

ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

ARoS is one of Europe`s largest art museums situated in the heart of Aarhus. This house of art aims to please, enlighten and challenge it`s visitors. Both the architecture and art is of international class. The museum contains four large galleries, each displaying special exhibitions by both national and international artists. Do not miss the circular rainbow, above the open roof that you walk through, whilst viewing the city from above.

ARoS Museum Aarhus
Photo: Ander Trærup, ARos Aarhus Art Museum

 

Tivoli Friheden

Tivoli Friheden theme park is located within walking distance from the city centre in the lovely Marselisborg Forest. Enjoy the roller coasters, 40 rides, stalls, games, playgrounds and the live combat game, Lasergame. Bring your family along and enjoy the rides, entertainment and great food in beautiful surroundings.

Tivoli Friheden Aarhus
Photo: Tivoli Friheden

Musikhuset Aarhus

Don´t forget to pay a visit to the concert hall of Aarhus while staying in the city. Admire the beautiful architecture from the outside and the impressive hall on the inside, which plays host to a wide variety of artistic performances. Sit down in a comfortable seat and emerge yourself completely in the music at one of the grand concerts or shows.

Musikhuset Aarhus
Photo: Jonas Hørholt © Musikhuset Aarhus

Marselisborg Mindepark

This is the perfect park for an afternoon stroll, a refreshing jog, or a relaxing picnic. This beautiful park overlooks the sea and is the Royal Family`s summer residence. The Marselisborg Palace grounds hold a fine collection of sculptures and a rose garden with a pergola and herb garden, all beautifully laid out. The garden is open to the public when the Royal Family is not in residence.

Marselisborg Castle Aarhus
Photo: Visit Aarhus

Be sure to check out the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Aarhus, the perfect base for exploring this gorgeous historic city and discover the delights of Nordic cuisine at Restaurant RAA – Nordic Brasserie & Bar - a design led innovative brasserie and bar delivering a cool dining experience with a Nordic look, feel and taste.

Radisson Blu Aarhus Hotel

Bring your family to Aarhus this and enjoy everything the city has to offer.

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