Our lovely city has been on the lips of several newspapers and travel guides and has been appointed European Capital of Culture in 2017.
Take a look at some of the top places to visit.
: DOKK1 – PUBLIC LIBRARY
DOKK1 is the new public library in Aarhus. Here you will have the chance for exploring and activity as well as for tranquillity and contemplation.
DOKK1 is designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and is part of the conversion of Aarhus’ inner harbor from industrial harbor to city space.
The Latin Quarter is the oldest quarter in Aarhus, some of the buildings date back to the 15th century. Here you will find a vibrant atmosphere and streets filled with special stores and cozy cafés.
: THE OLD TOWN (Den Gamle By)
The Old Town is an open-air town museum with 75 historical buildings that were collected from 20 townships around Denmark. The largest section portrays the 1700s and 1800s, though it does contain buildings going back to the 1500s.
For opening hours and entrance fee, please see www.dengamleby.dk
Aarhus Cathedral was constructed during the 12th century and completed in 1350.
Sunday only during service
The Greenhouses in the Botanical Garden will welcome you with numerous plant collections presented in 4 different climate zones.
Møllestien is a cobblestoned cozy old street in the middle of Aarhus and some say it is one of the most beautiful streets in Europe.
: AROS – AARHUS ART MUSEUM
ARoS is the main art museum in Aarhus and one of the largest museums in Northern Europe. On the roof of ARoS you can visit Your Rainbow Panorama – a 150 meter long, circular panoramic path with 360º views of the surrounding city.
For opening hours and entrance fee, please see www.aros.dk
Please remember your participant pass will give you a 50 % discount on the entrance fee.
: MOMU – MOESGAARD MUSEUM
Prehistory presented innovatively in a breathtaking architectural setting makes for a world-class museum experience when you visit the Moesgaard Museum. The past becomes alive and the people in the exhibits will step forward and provide the visitors with a better understanding of the past and how we arrived at where we are in the present.
For opening hours and entrance fee, please see www.moesgaardmuseum.dk
Marselisborg Palace is the royal residence of the Danish Royal Family in Aarhus. The palace is surrounded by a beautiful park open for public use when the Royal Family is not in residence at the palace.
: THE CITY OF SMILES
At www.visitaarhus.com you can find more information about our lovely city.
We look forward to welcoming you!