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Sightseeing and landmarks in Aarhus

Art museums

Art Museum
“great museum of art with unique view over the city from the "Rainbow" on top.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Art Museum
“ARoS’ striking architecture - thousands of square metres spanning ten levels the museum now has ample space to showcase its extensive collection of 1100 paintings, 400 sculptures and installations...”
  • 1 local recommends
Art Museum
“Aarhus Museum of Art - wonderfull place. See the rainbow - and see Aarhus in many colors. ”
  • 1 local recommends

History museums

History Museum
“You can see houses from different periods of Danish history. It is an active museum with actors caring out tasks relevant to the time of the area of the museum. There are small shop where you can buy sweet, cakes and souvenirs. You can bring your own lunch and eat it in one of the places intended for that purpose or eat in a cozy inn or get a hotdog at the hotdog stand ”
  • 183 locals recommend
History Museum
“The old town, is an open-air town museum located in the Aarhus Botanical Gardens.”
  • 18 locals recommend

Scenic lookouts

Outdoor Sculpture
“The most popular art venue in Denmark. A must visit for any art buff. And if you are only into great views, you will find that too :)”
  • 288 locals recommend
Outdoor Sculpture
“nice cafe, interesting exhibits about history of feminist movement in Denmark”
  • 12 locals recommend
Roof Deck
“Great spot on top of the shopping center with good views from here. Dare to walk on the glass bridge for a thrill! ”
  • 16 locals recommend


“This is actually the city’s main public library, but it is so much more than that. It’s a place for families to hang out and play, great for working at studying and there is always many events taking place. From here you can take a nice walk at the harbor area. Remember to visit ‘Havnepladsen’ where there is a playful water fountain where it is nice to chill and hang out for families and students. Hackkampmannsplads 2.”
  • 63 locals recommend
“DOKK 1 is located nbext to the harbour by the sea side. enter the stairs to the first floor (outside steps) and you'll find a gret playing garden for your children, and a good view point for you at the same time. DOKK1 is a pubvlic library but there are outdoor activities interated on the first floor terrasse that goes al around the building, which you may check out. Very Danish way of thinking play ground for the children. next by on ythe ground floor is a fountaine which you can run barefooted in between during summer time. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
“This library in a part of the university and it is situated next to the park. The university is famous for it's architecture and the library has a new and cool interior design. You can have lunch and cakes on the terrace. ”
  • 3 locals recommend