Moesgaard Museum, ARoS, The Old Town, Tivoli Friheden and others

TOP must sees and do in Aarhus

Wondering what to do in Aarhus? Here are some of the absolute best attractions in Aarhus. Top Five attractions in the second biggest city in Denmark is ...

Visit Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum with your AarhusCard

30% discount on admission with AarhusCard

The AarhusCard will give you a 30% discount on admission to ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum and Moesgaard Museum.

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Hack Kampmann's buildings in Aarhus

Hack Kampmann's buildings in Aarhus

More than anyone else, the Danish architect Hack Kampmann made his glorious mark on the city Aarhus during a very active period around 1900. This page will give you an overview of his most influential and important buildings in Aarhus.

Explore the city on foot

Explore the city on foot

Most of central Aarhus is easily covered on foot. There are many pedestrianised streets, narrow streets, open spaces, squares and car-free zones.

Notable buildings in Aarhus

Many of Aarhus's buildings are unique and fascinating and they all have a story about different building phases and times that we have seen through time. Below we will provide you with a little taste of some of the beautiful buildings in Aarhus which you should give a look the next time your walking through the city.

The history of Marselisborg Palace

The history of Marselisborg Palace

You can encounter the name Marselis in many places in Aarhus. The Marselisborg Palace, The Marselisborg Forests, The Marselisborg Yacht Harbour, but what is behind this name?

In 1661 King Frederik III of Denmark, who was deeply in debt, had to surrender to one of his creditors, the Dutch merchant Gabriel Marselis, sizeable amounts of Crownlands in Jutland, including the Havreballegård manor.

Architecture- and design companies in Aarhus

Unique concentration of architectural and design companies

Aarhus is home to a number of architectural and design companies that excel on the international scene. Thus, in 2010 and 2011, Aarhus-based architects submitted winning proposals for major international projects such as the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, and the Kristianssund Opera and Culture Centre in Norway.