The hidden treasures of Aarhus
Have you visited the smaller but really cosy and places in Aarhus? The hidden treasures can be found in the city's many fascinating quarters and local areas.
In Aarhus you never run out of things to do and see, because as well as its major, world-class attractions, the city also boasts several other treasures which simply have to be experienced. Take your family, your loved one, or your friends along for your very own personal event.
And it is for people of all ages. No matter whether you like to play, or to hear stories, or to have amazing visual experiences, you are sure to find something to your liking here.
Immerse yourself at the Women's Museum which portrays the historical importance of gender; explore the Vikings' trade centre Aros; experience the antique cultural heritage of the Mediterranean countries; or perhaps l’Art Brut created by people suffering from mental illness will be the experience to top them all.
The Horse-racing Track
The horse-racing track Jydsk Væddeløbsbane is situated like an oasis in beautiful natural surroundings close to the city centre. Here you can watch the horses being trianed or enjoy the food they have...
The Cultural Production Center Godsbanen
Godsbanen is a centre for cultural production in Aarhus. Enjoy the resturant, the open workshops or the great view from the roof of the unique building.
Royal Scandinavian Casino is a sight in itself. However, the casino is not only there to be looked at.
The old idyllic Møllestien lane is a picturesque cobbled street right in the centre of Aarhus. The hollyhocks and rambling roses race each other to grow up against the tiny old half-timbered houses wi...
The Viking Museum
The Viking Museum is a window to the Viking town of Aros. Some 1200 years ago the Vikings founded Aarhus – at the very same spot and level where The Viking Museum is situated in the basement underneat...
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...
Museum of Ancient Art
The Museum of Ancient Art at the University of Aarhus takes you on a cultural journey back to the Mediterranean countries in ancient times.
At Bazar Vest, shopping is an experience in itself! The Bazar is an absolute haven for the gourmet as well as for the cost-conscious shopper or those with a practical mind.
The Church of our Lady
The monastery here was set up by Dominican monks and was first mentioned in 1246 but was probly established in 1227. The Church of Our Lady now occupies the south wing of the relatively well preserved...
Marselisborg Memorial Park
The Memorial Park is just below the castle grounds (Marselisborg Palace), facing out over the Bay. Marselisborg Palace and Park is during the summer residence of the Royal family.
The Infinite Bridge
Imagine a bridge on which you can walk and walk and walk. Without ever reaching the end. And in the most breathtaking scenery. This is exactly what you get, when you visit the wooden pier and work of ...
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 Occupation Museum Aarhus 1940-45
The Occupation Museum illustrates dramatic events as well as everyday life in Aarhus during the German occupation 1940 - 1945.
At Museum Ovartaci, topics about the mind, mental conditions and the whole human being are illustrated through art and cultural history.
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...
Kunsthal Aarhus is, with light and spacious exhibition halls, one of Denmark’s largest and most beautiful exhibition venues for contemporary art.
Tropical Houses at the Botanical Garden
The Tropical Houses (in Danish "Væksthusene") in the Botanical Garden in Aarhus are a place where numerous plant collections are presented and preserved in four different climate zones.
The Danish Poster Museum
Dansk Plakatmuseum, The Danish Poster Museum, is a unique exhibition in Den Gamle By, The Old Town Museum.
The Decorative Arts Gallery
The Decorative Arts Gallery shows the exhibitions of silverware, clocks and watches, porcelain, and delftware.
Badeanstalten Spanien is a swimming pool near the station and a 10 minutes walk from the pedestrianised high street "Strøget". Aarhus has four public swimming pools which city residents and visitors c...
Aarhus Ø - Aarhus East
Aarhus Ø is a neighborhood located in the harbor area near the city center of Denmark's second largest city. Here, you will find unique architecture, a maritime vibe and watersport activities.
The Deer Park
South of the Aarhus city, in the Thors woods which are part of the larger Marselisborg-Moesgaard forest, lies the Deer Park. The area houses a wonderful population of sika and fallow deer which you ca...
Aarhus City Hall
Aarhus City Hall - although over 75 years old, Aarhus City Hall is still a modern, functionalistic building that still houses the municipality of Aarhus and hosts major events throughout the year. Bui...
The Harbour Bath
The Harbor Bath is designed by the famous Danish architect Bjarke Ingels Group BIG. The triangular floating complex comprises a rectangular 50-metre-long swimming pool, a circular diving pool, square ...
The Salling ROOFTOP and Salling Roofgarden is a sensational roof terrace with a café and a urban oasis on the roof of the Salling department store in the centre of Aarhus.