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The 25 most frequently visited attractions in the Aarhus Region

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Do not miss this when you visit Aarhus and the Aarhus Region. Here, you will find the 25 most frequently visited attractions around the region, and you will be surprised to see how versatile they are.

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Djurs Sommerland
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Djurs Sommerland

Djurs Sommerland is simply more fun for all. Experience 10 fantastic, themed areas, Denmark’s best roller coasters, the giant Aqua Park, and more than 60 rides for kids of all ages. Djurs Sommerland o...

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Tivoli Friheden
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Tivoli Friheden

Tivoli Friheden is a theme park in the center of Aarhus located within walking distance from the city centre in the beautiful Marselisborg Forest. Make sure to visit Tivoli Friheden this year.

ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
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ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

ARoS is one of the largest art museums in Northern Europe. And each year, ARoS has about one million visitors, making it the most frequented art museum in Scandinavia.

Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum
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Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum

'Den Gamle By' (The Old Town Museum) is a perfectly unique attraction in Aarhus for the whole family to go on fascinating journey back in history. The museum is awarded the maximum three stars in the ...

Moesgaard Museum
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Moesgaard Museum

The past is brought to fascinating life at the Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus. Moesgaard Museum has three Michelin stars in the Michelin attraction's guide.

Ree Park Safari
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Ree Park Safari

Visit Ree Park Safari and make an unforgettable visit in the exciting world of animals. Djursland’s big safari park offers wild experiences and activities among animals from the exotic parts of the wo...

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Randers Regnskov - Tropical Zoo
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Randers Regnskov - Tropical Zoo

In Randers Regnskov, you are in for a true tropic treat, complete with free-ranging monkeys, iguanas, sloths, jaguars, and a long list of other exotic animals. The rainforest is a bombardment of the s...

Farvergården in Ebeltoft
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Farvergården in Ebeltoft

Farvergaarden is 300 years old and remained in operation until 1920. Today it can be visited in its original state.

The buildingsThe Dyers Yard contains among other things: The dyers habitation, the dy...

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Kattegatcentret
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Kattegatcentret

Are you ready for a sea of experiences? Let yourself be surrounded by sharks, watch the seals romp around in their natural environment, paddle in a kayak on the deepest polar ocean and learn more abou...

Tropical Houses at the Botanical Garden
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Tropical Houses at the Botanical Garden

The Tropical Houses (the Greenhouses in Danish "Væksthusene" in the Botanical Gardens) are a place where a numerous plant collections are presented in four different climate zones.

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AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Zoo
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AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Zoo

AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Park is a family-friendly discovery centre featuring northern Europe’s largest freshwater aquarium and a nature park with wild animals native to Denmark.

Mønsted Limestone mines
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Mønsted Limestone mines

Mønsted Kalkgruber is the world's largest lime pits. Here is a world of experiences that tell of geology, bats and impressive work all done by hand.

Fregatten Jylland
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Fregatten Jylland

With 102 metres from bowsprit to stern, 44 cannons and 57 metres to the top of the masthead, Fregatten Jylland (the Frigate Jutland) is an experience with both room and entertainment for the whole fam...

Gammel Estrup - The Danish Manor & Estate Museum
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Gammel Estrup - The Danish Manor & Estate Museum

At Gammel Estrup, you step right into history. Here, you will see how the Danish counts and countesses lived their daily lives and had excuisite celebrations in the manor’s lavishly decorated halls an...

The Green Museum
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The Green Museum

At Det Grønne Museum, the Green Museum, you can experience the hunt, the woods, the agriculture and the food – for the first time all in one museum.

Museum Jorn
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Museum Jorn

The Museum Jorn in Silkeborg is located in beautiful nature directly on the river Gudenåen. The museum was founded by Asger Jorn (1914-1973), one of the most important Danish artists of the 20th centu...

The World Map "Verdenskortet"
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The World Map "Verdenskortet"

Take your family on a trip around the world you will never forget! The 5.000 m2 world map was created by the Danish-American citizen, Søren Poulsen between 1944 and 1969 and lies on the banks of the l...

Skandinavisk Dyrepark - Scandinavian Wildlife Park
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Skandinavisk Dyrepark - Scandinavian Wildlife Park

Scandinavian Wildlife Park on Djursland is Denmark’s most natural animal park, with lots of space for both animals and people.

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Kunsthal Aarhus
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Kunsthal Aarhus

Kunsthal Aarhus is, with light and spacious exhibition halls, one of Denmark’s largest and most beautiful exhibition venues for contemporary art.

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Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
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Glasmuseet Ebeltoft

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft is an international museum of modern glass art, beautifully situated in the town of Ebeltoft. All year round, you get to experience changing exhibits of world-class glass art. The ...

Natural History Museum
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Natural History Museum

At Naturhistorisk Museum, the Natural History Museum in Aarhus you can experience the abundance of life inhabiting the earth. Experience the museum's four permanent exhibitions and changing special ex...

Randers Kunstmuseum
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Randers Kunstmuseum

Randers Kunstmuseum is filled with exciting art experiences for everyone. The museum contains a large number of works by some of the major figures of Danish art over the last 200 years. The unique art...

Museum Østjylland Randers
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Museum Østjylland Randers

The culture-historical Museum Østjylland was founded in 1872, making it one of the oldest and biggest local museums in Denmark.

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KØN - Gender Museum Denmark
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KØN - Gender Museum Denmark

The Women Museum has changed it name to KØN - Gender Museum Denmark and emphasizes the cultural history between genders and discusses the gender policies, equality, body and sexuality.

The Steno Museum
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The Steno Museum

Explore the Universe in Aarhus. At the Steno Museum for the History of Science and Medicine both children and adults can go on a trail of discovery in the natural sciences and explore the cultural his...

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