21 Sights in Aarhus C, Denmark (with Map and Images)

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List of cities in Denmark Sightseeing Tours in Aarhus C

1. Besættelsesmuseet

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The Occupation Museum in Aarhus, Denmark is a history museum dedicated to present the history of Aarhus during the German occupation in the Second World War. The museum is situated in the historical centre, the Latin Quarter, in Midtbyen and shares the building of the Women's Museum. The building is a listed structure and it is the former city hall and police station of the city, constructed in 1856-57. In the later part of the war it served as the Gestapo headquarters for Jutland after the university buildings - where the Gestapo previously resided - were destroyed during an air raid by the Royal Air Force. The museum is a part of The Old Town in Aarhus, despite not (tilterally) physically being moved there, which is the case with all houses in The Old Town.

Wikipedia: Occupation Museum, Aarhus (EN), Website

2. The Old Town, Aarhus

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Den Gamle By, or The Old Town in English, is an open-air town museum located in the Aarhus Botanical Gardens, in central Aarhus, Denmark. In 1914, the museum opened as the world's first open-air museum of its kind, concentrating on town culture rather than village culture, and to this day it remains one of just a few top rated Danish museums outside Copenhagen, serving more than 400,000 visitors pr. year. Today the museum consists of 75 historical buildings collected from 20 townships in all parts of the country. The town itself is the main attraction but most buildings are open for visitors; rooms are either decorated in the original historical style or organized into larger exhibits of which there are 5 regular with varying themes.

Wikipedia: Den Gamle By (EN), Website

3. Tangkrogen

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Tangkrogen is a public park in Aarhus, Denmark. The park is situated in the neighborhood Midtbyen by the coast with the Bay of Aarhus to the southeast, the Marselisborg neighborhood to the West and the Port of Aarhus to the North. The park is bounded by Strandvejen and Marselis Havnevej across from Chr. Filtenborgs Square. It is a municipal park managed by the Nature and Environment department of Aarhus Municipality. Tangkrogen got its name from the kelp that filled the cove when recreational jetties were constructed when the city of Aarhus initially developed the area into a public park in the early 20th century.

Wikipedia: Tangkrogen (EN)

4. Åparken

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Åparken is a public park in central Aarhus, Denmark. The park is situated by the Aarhus River in the Vesterbro neighborhood in Midtbyen close to CeresByen, bounded by the streets Carls Blochs Gade and Thorvaldsensgade. The park is divided by a central pedestrian pathway which runs from the urban center and connects to the recreational path Brabrandstien towards the west, circumventing Brabrand Lake area. Åparken is the first of a number of green areas extending from the city centre along the river and the pathway of Brabrandstien. The long distance "Aarhus-Silkeborg hiking route" starts off from Åparken.

Wikipedia: Åparken (EN)

5. Rådhusparken

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Rådhusparken is a public park in central Aarhus, Denmark. The park is situated by the City Hall in the Indre By neighborhood of Midtbyen, between the streets Frederiks Allé to the west and Park Allé to the east. The park lies within a scenic semi-circle of some of the more important cultural and political institutions in the city; the Concert Hall, the ARoS Art Museum, Vester Allés Kaserne and the city hall. The City Hall Park was listed along with the adjacent city hall on 10 March 1995.

Wikipedia: Rådhusparken (EN)

6. Sankt Nikolaj Kirke

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Saint Nikolaj Church is a church in Aarhus, Denmark. The church is situated in the Indre by neighbourhood on the western edge of the City Hall Park and was completed in 1893 from a design by Emanuel Edvard Christie Fleischer and Hjalmar Kjær in the Neo-Romanesque style. Saint Nikolaj Church is today owned and operated by the Catholic Church in Denmark and home to the local Chaldean congregation in Aarhus. The church is 700 square meters and holds 28 benches which can seat up to 300 people.

Wikipedia: St. Nicholas Church, Aarhus (EN)

7. ARoS Art Museum

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The ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum is an art museum in Aarhus, Denmark. The museum was established in 1859 and is the oldest public art museum in Denmark outside Copenhagen. On 7 April 2004, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum opened with exhibitions in a brand new modern building, 10 stories tall with a total floor area of 20,700 m² and designed by Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen. Today, ARoS is one of the largest art museums in Northern Europe with a total of 980,909 visitors in 2017.

Wikipedia: ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum (EN), Website

8. Sankt Olufs Kirke

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St. Oluf Cemetery is a small public park and historic site in central Aarhus, Denmark. The park is situated by the coast in the city center of Midtbyen, in the Latin Quarter, bounded by the streets of Kystvejen and St. Olufs Stræde, overlooking the Docklands and the Bay of Aarhus in the East. It is one of only two green spaces in the historic inner city, the other one being Frue Kirkeplads at the Church of Our Lady, but is one of five protected scheduled monuments.

Wikipedia: St. Oluf's Cemetery (EN)

9. Skanseparken

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Skanseparken is one of the oldest parks in the city of Aarhus. It is situated in the neighborhood of Frederiksbjerg in Midtbyen. Skanseparken was constructed in the years 1901 to 1902 between the streets Strandvejen, Marselisborg Allé and Heibergsgade. The park is typical of the parks in the city with large, open areas bounded by beech trees, raised flower beds and playgrounds. It is a popular area for festivals, concerts and other cultural events.

Wikipedia: Skanseparken (EN)

10. Vor Frue Kirke

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Catholic Church of Our Lady is a church in Aarhus, Denmark. The church is situated in the central Indre By neighbourhood on the pedestrian street Ryesgade, close to the Central Station and City Hall. It is a catholic church under the Roman Catholic Diocese of Copenhagen; built between 1877 and 1880 by designs of the German architect Franz Schmitz and later renovated by the architect Carl R. Frederiksen. The church has seating for 500 people.

Wikipedia: Catholic Church of Our Lady (Aarhus) (EN)

11. Langenæs Kirke

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Langenæs Church is a church in Aarhus, Denmark. The church is situated in the southern Langenæs neighbourhood on Langenæs Alle. Langenæs Church is a parish church, and the only church in Langenæs Parish, under the Diocese of Aarhus and within the Church of Denmark, the Danish state church. The church serves some 6.000 parishioners in Langenæs Parish and holds weekly sermons along with weddings, burials and baptisms.

Wikipedia: Langenæs Church (EN)

12. Church of Our Lady

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The Church of Our Lady is one of the larger church structures of Århus, Denmark. It is situated in the centre of the city not far from Aarhus Cathedral. The church and associated structures were built in several stages in the course of the Middle Ages, from the late 1200s to 1500 AD. The original church at the site, stood finished as early as 1060 AD, but only the stone crypt remains today as evidence of its existence.

Wikipedia: Church of Our Lady (Aarhus) (EN)

13. Teatret Gruppe 38

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Teatret Gruppe 38, which is led by actress and playwright Bodil Alling, is an internationally recognized, award-winning Danish small metropolitan theatre located in Aarhus. The theater has existed since 1972. In 1980, the theatre was given the status of a regional theatre, and now has the status of a small metropolitan theatre. The theatre presents both its own productions and guest performances from home and abroad.

Wikipedia: Gruppe 38 (DA), Website

14. Møllevangskirken

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Møllevang Church is a church in Aarhus, Denmark. The church is situated in the Fuglebakken neighborhood on the street Fuglesangs Alle, north of Ring 1, in Western Aarhus. Møllevang Church is a part of the Church of Denmark, the Danish state church, and is the parish church of Møllevang Parish. The church serves some 9000 parishioners and holds weekly sermons as well as weddings, burials and baptisms.

Wikipedia: Møllevang Church (EN)

15. House iceberg

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Isbjerget is a residential building in the Aarhus Docklands neighborhood in Aarhus, Denmark. It is situated on the waterfront on Mariane Thomsens Gade and was finished in 2013 after three years of development. The building was designed by four architectural firms, the Danish CEBRA and JDS Architects, French Louis Paillard and Dutch SeARCH, and was funded by the Danish pension fund PensionDanmark.

Wikipedia: Isbjerget (EN)

16. KØN

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KØN - Gender Museum Denmark is a Danish museum focusing on the cultural history of the sexes located in the old town hall in Aarhus. The museum is one of the few in the world that deals specifically with gender issues, equality, the body and sexuality. KØN is a state-recognized, nationwide special museum and has internationally achieved the status of model museum.

Wikipedia: Kvindemuseet i Danmark (DA), Website

17. Tuesbøl Mølle

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Tuesbøl Mølle Doug Kerr / CC BY-SA 2.0

Tuzborough Mill was a stump mill in 1792. The mill mainly stands in the fields of the main farm in the seed shed, but after the farm's equipment, it is sold to the citizens in the goods. It was then moved to Tuesbull, near its residence, in 1866. In 1931, outside the Old City, at the site of the stump factory in what was then Aarhus Mover, it was relocated.

Wikipedia: Tuesbøl Mølle (DA)

18. Tivoli Friheden

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Tivoli Friheden is an amusement park located in Aarhus, Denmark. The park was visited by more than 365,000 visitors in 2009, and the figure is rising. The park is situated about 2 km to the south of the city centre. It has several themed sections with different types of attractions. There are more than 40 attractions.

Wikipedia: Tivoli Friheden (EN), Website

19. Sankt Johannes Kirke

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St. John's Church is a congregation of the Church of Denmark in Aarhus, Denmark. The parish church is situated in the Trøjborg neighbourhood, immediately north-west of Nordre Cemetery. In 2015, Saint Johannes Parish counted some 8,916 members.

Wikipedia: St. John's Church, Aarhus (EN)

20. Dansk Plakatmuseum

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The Danish Poster Museum Danish: Det Danske Plakatmuseum in Aarhus, Denmark is a museum dedicated to the history of poster art. The museum is situated in the open air museum The Old Town in the Town Center neighbourhood in central Aarhus.

Wikipedia: Danish Poster Museum (EN)

21. Botanical Garden

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Aarhus Botanical Gardens is a botanical garden in Aarhus, Denmark. It is located north of the Old Town open-air village museum and was founded in 1875. Nowadays it covers an area of 21.5 hectares, with 5 hectares for the Old Town.

Wikipedia: Aarhus Botanical Gardens (EN)


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