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Marselisborg Castle in Aarhus

Green oases

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Aarhus has many green areas where you can spend your time indulging in the special atmosphere.

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Marselisborg Memorial Park
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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.

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The Botanical Garden
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The Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden is a green oasis just to the west of Den Gamle By "The Old Town Museum" the Urban Museum in the centre of Aarhus. It is open to the public all the year round and is well worth a v...

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Forstbotanisk Have
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Forstbotanisk Have

Forstbotanisk Have is a green oasis which is 'hidden' behind Marselisborg Palace' garden and Marselisborg Memorial Park and was established in 1923.

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Mølleparken
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Mølleparken

The Mølleparken park is a living, green space within the city. In its central location by the Aarhus river, where the Aarhus Mill lay originally, the Mølleparken has a special role in the history of t...

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Rådhusparken
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Rådhusparken

Rådhusparken was brought when the Aarhus city hall was build in 1942. The architects behind city hall Arkitekterne Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller, had a vision of also having a garden and park by the c...

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The University Park
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The University Park

Go for a stroll in Aarhus’ University Park and experience the unique campus atmosphere. The University Park is a nice place to enjoy a sunny day on the vast grass lawns with their shady trees, and you...

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Skanseparken
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Skanseparken

Skanseparken at Frederiksbjerg is one of Aarhus’ most lovely parks, and it is a great place to bring your packed lunch and have fun at a wonderful picnic.

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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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The Deer Park
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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...

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True Skov lake in Aarhus
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Green excursions

Bring the family, picnic basket and hiking boots and go on an adventure in one of Aarhus many pretty green forest areas.

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