Aarhus in detail

Aarhus is known for

Architecture & Design

ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum Intriguing art museum with a rainbow-hued cherry on top.

Moesgaard Museum A wedge-shaped wonder on the outskirts of town.

Aarhus Rådhus Pay homage to Danish design icons like Jacobsen and Wegner.

Dokk1 A harbourfront cultural centre overflowing with great public spaces.

Aarhus Ø A rising neighbourhood of new residential developments.

Illums Bolighus Max out your credit card at this design-driven store.

Old-School Charm

Møllestien The city's prettiest street, all cobblestones and climbing roses.

Den Gamle By An ode to Aarhus old and new, with brilliant exhibits.

Kähler Spisesalon Hygge by the bucketload, plus excellent smørrebrød.

Klassisk 65 Bistro & Vinbar A cosy, rustic place for a fine French meal.

Hotel Guldsmeden The essence of Latin Quarter charm.

Ris Ras Filliongongong Quirky name, vintage neighbourhood bar.

Views & People-Watching

Salling Take in downtown views from the department-store rooftop.

ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum Peachy views of town from Your Rainbow Panorama.

Dokk1 Waterfront panoramas from comfy chairs by big picture windows.

Strandbaren Prime drinking and people-watching on sunny days.

Cross Cafe Enjoy the passing people parade along Åboulevarden.

Fresh-Air Fun

Moesgård An ace area home to a fab museum, beach, forests and walking trails.

Cycling Aarhus Take a bike tour with some knowledgeable locals.

Botanisk Have Walk the gardens, tour the greenhouses and stop for a bite.

Den Permanente Take a dip if the water temp doesn't scare you off.

Marselisborg Palace & Park A green stretch with tip-top royal connections.

Tivoli Friheden Fairground rides and summertime concerts.