Aarhus is the second largest city of Denmark, with a population of around 300,000. It’s also known as the oldest city in Scandinavia. Aarhus is situated on the peninsula of Jutland and is the major port of Denmark. At Aarhus, you’ll find a fantastic collection of frescoes, the largest medieval artwork and the most significant organ in Denmark. It’s quite a place to visit, and worth your travel time. You can visit the old areas of the city where you’ll see some of the contemporary popular shopping zones, spattered with outdoor cafés and restaurants. Ensure to visit the Latin Quarter where you can see some of the notable streets. A well-known student zone is the Spanish steps on the waterfront. This is also an ideal tourist zone with many things to view.
Aarhus Denmark also has some fascinating museums, such as the Moesgard Museum, the Viking Museum which comprises of numerous artifacts from the area, the ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, which is the central arts Museum, and the Women’s Museum. The summer retreat of the Danish royal family, Marselisborg Palace, is situated in the city and it has a sophisticated Rose Garden, which you can view if the royal family is not at home. So also, if you like amusement parks ensure to visit Trivoli Friheden on the south side. You can also see the World War I memorial park which is located on the south side nearby the park.
The best time to visit Aarhus is summer as the open air and business activities come to life. The city names originate from ARoS, which is the name of the river that runs through Aarhus, and it was initially a Viking village which later becomes a center of trade. This is very obvious if you take the time to visit Moesgaard Museum, located just south of the city. This is a Viking museum, where you can learn more about the Iron Age, Vikings and their way of life. There are numerous festivals and activities throughout the summer period.
Another fascinating destination in Aarhus that you may want to visit is the Aarhus Botanical Gardens. This garden was established in 1875, and it was located north of the Old Aarhus Town close to the open markets that can be found at this location. There are numerous beautiful classes of plants on display. You’ll be able to look at the names of these plants as they are labeled in Latin and Danish languages. These are some of the places where you can visit when you visit Aarhus. For a wonderful trip, you may want to stay for many days or weeks to absorb the air and attractiveness of the sights that you’ll meet in Aarhus.
Aarhus city is on the cutting edge of modern music, art, and traditional events. They host several outdoor concerts all through the summer period. All through the year, there are exhibitions at the Concert Hall (Musikhuset) and the ARoS Museum which are both globally known for their high standards.