8 Must See Attractions In Aarhus, Denmark juni 15, 2022 – Posted in: Denmark, Travel – Tags: , , , , ,

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WONDERFUL EXPERIENCES AWAIT IN AARHUS!

There are many interesting sights in Aarhus waiting to be visited. It is a good idea to plan at least some of the trip from home, as there is a lot to see in Aarhus. VisitAarhus provides lots of inspiration for experiences and current events in the city. But among the attractions that you just have see, there are:

8 SIGHTS IN AARHUS YOU MUST SEE

DEN GAMLE BY – THE OLD TOWN

In Den Gamle By you can walk around the in the past. Many houses and farms, which would otherwise have been victims of the ravages of time, have been torn down stone by stone and rebuilt here in the Old Town. Visit the fine, historic buildings, the beautiful city gardens, the working workshops, the shops and the remarkable Danish provincial town from the 1970s.

AARHUS DOMKIRKE – AARHUS CATHEDRAL

Aarhus Domkirke can be found at Store Torv in the center of the city. The church was completed in the 14th century and is the longest church in Denmark. Visit the church for the unique frescoes and the breathtaking views from the Cathedral Tower.

AROS

At the ARoS Art Museum, you also get a unique view of the city. Through the colorful windows in Olafur Elliasson’s Your rainbow panorama, there is a view of Aarhus as far as the eye can see. Also explore the changing exhibits or see the giant boy, Boy, created by Ron Mueck.

AARHUS FESTUGE

Try to plan your visit in Aarhus during Aarhus Festuge. The festival always starts on the last Friday in August, and the culture festival offers an impressive program. During the week there are free outdoor concerts, theater shows and street food, and the whole city buzzes with life. Aarhus is also called ‘City of Smiles’, and during the festival week, the city shows itself from its most beautiful side.

MOMU, MOESGAARD MUSEUM

MOMU or Moesgaard Museum contains one of Denmark’s greatest treasures from antiquity. At MOMU you will find Grauballemanden. The museum was rebuilt in 2014 and today offers archeological and ethnographic exhibitions in the award-winning exhibition buildings. Also take a walk around the Stave Church and the Viking houses and continue along Oldtidsstien down to Skovmøllen, which serves the best hot cocoa and freshly baked buns.

BEACHEAS AND POOLS IN AARHUS

If you visit Aarhus during the summer holidays, take a swim at Den Permanente, the bath house near the forest and the beach below Riis Skov. In the winter you can also visit the old bathing establishment Spanien, where in addition to a swim you can enjoy the beautiful decor. Many of the fine details from the opening in 1933 are still preserved.

MARSELISBORG PALACE

Marselisborg Palace is located by the Memorial Park in the southern part of the city. The Palace is the summer residence of the Danish Queen HKH Margrethe, and there is a change of guard with the Royal Life Guards at 12 pm during the periods when the Queen is staying at the palace. When the Queen is not at the palace, the park is open to visitors.

ÅEN

End the day with a visit to the small river, Åen, as it is just called among the locals. Start at Magasin and enjoy the atmosphere of the many cafés, restaurants and bars, while strolling along the now exposed river. The river is the city’s gathering point, and this is where you really sense the nerve of the city.

FIND A GOOD HOTEL IN AARHUS

Here you get a few recommendations on good hotels in Aarhus, all of which can be booked through Booking.com. See more hotels by doing your own search here:



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LUXURY HOTEL ON STORE TORV WITH A CASINO

On the old Store Torv right by Aarhus Cathedral is the city’s oldest hotel. At Hotel Royal you live in the center of the city, where it all happens! Just outside the door are all the marvelous restaurants and shops of the city center and the Latin Quarter, and it is only a few minutes walk to the river and the harbor. Both rooms and suites at Hotel Royal are beautifully and tastefully decorated. If you are traveling together as a larger group, the hotel also has a penthouse apartment with city views and sleeping accommodation for everyone. Enjoy that you only have a short walk home from the vibrant nightlife of Aarhus or have a festive evening in the hotel casino.

A HOTEL AT THE TRAIN STATION IN THE CITY CENTER

If you travel to Aarhus by train, it’s nice to easily be able to get around the city. The Milling Hotel Ritz is a two-minute walk from the train station and a few minutes from the bus station and other city bus lines. The hotel is located right in the center with a short distance to the shopping streets, to Aarhus Street Food, the cinema and many of the sights mentioned here.

Read more about the hotel here: Milling Hotel Ritz

A BUDGET HOSTEL IN AARHUS

If you want to live well and low-priced, Aarhus also has several hostels. At Danhostel Aarhus you live close to the beach at Den Permanente, which is perfect for the summer holidays. Start the day with a jog in the green forest and have breakfast in the beautiful, old main building. A few minutes walk from the hostel there are connections to the rest of the city with many bus lines.

Read more about the hostel here: Danhostel Aarhus

See more lovely hotels in Aarhus on Booking.com here!

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