Cultural Venues (Self Guided), Aarhus

This tour will guide you to Aarhus’ most significant cultural sites. The numerous performance venues, museums and theaters reveal the city’s vibrant cultural life. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out the great attractions in the following tour.
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Cultural Venues Map

Guide Name: Cultural Venues
Guide Location: Denmark » Aarhus (See other walking tours in Aarhus)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
Author: rose
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Ridehuset
  • Concert Hall
  • BioCity Aarhus
  • Aarhus Theater
  • Nyholm Cantrell Glas
  • Museum of Ancient Art

1) Ridehuset

Ridehuset hosts countless concerts, festivals, fairs and more. Built in 1867, this house was originally designed to provide training for horse riding. It has since become a listed building and an important cultural landmark in Aarhus.
Concert Hall

2) Concert Hall

Concert Hall (Musikhuset), located in the heart of the city, is the center of Aarhus’ cultural life. Containing two theaters, holding 1,600 and 316 seats, it offers a wide range of Danish and international performances.
BioCity Aarhus

3) BioCity Aarhus

BioCity Aarhus is a multiplex cinema. It features nine screens, offering 3D movies and all the latest in technology for the modern film experience. BioCity also contains a café, candy store and facilities for the disabled. Discounts are available for children, students and the elderly.
Aarhus Theater

4) Aarhus Theater (must see)

The Aarhus Theater is the largest provincial theater in Denmark. Designed by Danish architect Hack Kampmann, construction began in 1898 and was completed in 1900. This Art Nouveau structure was built with an emphasis on natural materials, and its interior was designed by artists Hansen-Reistrup and Hans Tegner. In 2007, the Aarhus Theater received an audio make-over.
Sight description based on wikipedia
Nyholm Cantrell Glas

5) Nyholm Cantrell Glas

Nyholm Cantrell Glas, located on Klostergade, is a workshop where you can witness the magnificent glassblowing process, creating such lovely pieces as vases, boxes and sculptures. Don’t miss the opportunity to see colorful glass items designed before your eyes.
Museum of Ancient Art

6) Museum of Ancient Art

The Museum of Ancient Art, located in the main building of the University of Aarhus, is open from Monday through Thursday. Admission is free. It exhibits about 4,000 items, including a significant collection of Scandinavian coins. Most of the museum’s artifacts are from Ancient Greece and Rome.

Operation hours: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm

Walking Tours in Aarhus, Denmark

Create Your Own Walk in Aarhus

Create Your Own Walk in Aarhus

Creating your own self-guided walk in Aarhus is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historical Churches Tour

Historical Churches Tour

Aarhus churches provide a good insight into Denmark’s cultural and religious heritage. This tour reveals Danish churches of various architectural styles, all charming in their own way. The two major historical churches in Aarhus are Aarhus Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out the magnificent churches Aarhus has to offer.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.3 Km or 5.2 Miles
Museums Walk

Museums Walk

Aarhus is a great place to visit museums, home to a variety of large ones, including Den Gamle By, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum and more. You can discover a lot about the history and culture of Denmark. Don’t hesitate to spend time visiting Aarhus’ wonderful museums.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Art Galleries Walk

Art Galleries Walk

There are many great art galleries in Aarhus. Its galleries offer solo exhibitions, themed exhibitions, joint exhibitions, featuring the works of beginning and professional artists, Danish and international artists. Discover Aarhus' best art galleries in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Aarhus Introduction Walking Tour

Aarhus Introduction Walking Tour

Situated on the east coast of the Danish Jutland peninsula, the ancient city of Aarhus is a true open-air museum displaying a rich collection of centuries-old timbered buildings and contemporary structures. The historic Sankt Clemens Bridge, the Aarhus Cathedral with its medieval frescoes, the Aarhus Botanical Gardens, and of course the beautiful Agnete and the Merman fountain are just a few local...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Architectural Jewels

Architectural Jewels

Aarhus offers a variety of eye-catching historical and modern architecture, including numerous buildings designed by famous Danish architect Hack Kampmann. Don’t hesitate to spend a few hours discovering the beautiful architecture Aarhus has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles
Southern Aarhus Tour

Southern Aarhus Tour

Southern Aarhus offers great opportunities for sightseeing. You can see the summer residence of the Danish Royal family, the magnificent Marselisborg Palace, the charming Memorial Park and many other attractions. Discover the beautiful sites of southern Aarhus in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 Km or 3.9 Miles