Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Aarhus, Denmark


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.2 km
Ascend 56 m
Descend 24 m

Experience Aarhus in Denmark in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in AarhusIndividual Sights in Aarhus

Sight 1: The Old Town, Aarhus

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The Old Town, Aarhus

Den Gamle By 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

360 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

1256 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 3: Steno Museet

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The Steno Museum – The Danish Museum of the History of Science is a Danish cultural history museum located in the University Park in Aarhus.

Wikipedia: Steno Museet (DA), Website

310 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Naturhistorisk Museum

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The Natural History Museum in Aarhus is a Danish museum specializing in natural history.

Wikipedia: Natural History Museum, Aarhus (EN), Website

238 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Universitetsparken

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Universitetsparken Romain Thouvenin / CC BY-SA 3.0

Aarhus University Park or the University Park is a public park in central Aarhus, Denmark. The University Park is at the centre of Aarhus University's main campus.

Wikipedia: University Park, Aarhus (EN)


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