Aalborg is a city in the Danish region of Jutland. It is also the 4th largest city. Located on the south side of the narrowest point of the Limfjord waterway. It is known for its vibrant nightlife. It offers many attractions for people of all ages. It is a popular weekend tourist destination due to the expansion of available flights to and from Aalborg Airport.
This city has many architectural attractions, museums, beautiful squares and parks, perfect for your weekend getaway with friends, family or even if you are an individual traveler. But what are the most popular and recommended attractions in Aalborg? Let’s all take a look at these 10 things you must do and visit when you are in Aalborg.
1. Visit the Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg
If you like Modern Art, the Arts is a fun place for you. In this building in Aalborg you can see and appreciate works by world-famous artists from all over the world and get to know Danish artists.
2. Defense and Garrison Museum (defense and Garrison Museum)
It is a military museum in Aalborg, Denmark. It is an educational place that will guide you through Danish military history. In this large and well-organized museum you can see all kinds of aircraft, guns and tanks. This is a cool place to visit, not only because you will enjoy, but you will also learn a lot about Danish history.
3. Museum Of Lindholm Hoeje
You’ve heard of the Vikings, right? Well, the Lindholm hoeje Museum is a Viking burial you can visit! Yes, it is one of the most beautiful ancient monuments of Denmark from the after Iron Age and the Viking Age that is more than 1500 years old. Visit and explore the museum and enjoy the café just north of the Limfjord.
4. Museum of the Franciscan Monastery
If you are the kind of person who loves history as much as I do, then this place is a must visit! It is a small museum hidden under the main shopping street in the old part of Aalborg and it is only accessible by elevator. The whole journey takes only 10-20 minutes because the museum is small. But all this is worth it, all historical objects are beautifully preserved.
5. The Music Park
The name of this park is as interesting as the park itself. We all love music, whether it’s rock to ballad, pop to hip hop, or classical to modern. This beautiful park is known for its long list of classic pieces by famous artists, who created both statues, sculptures and fountains. The Muziekpark is a collection of trees planted since 1987 by artists who performed at the Aalborg cultural and Convention Center. Most of these trees can be activated to play three different tunes by the performers. Very interesting park indeed!
6. The colourful street art of Aalborg
Aalborg is a small town, so it’s easy to walk around and see this beautiful mural. You will be able to see more than 50 impressive works of street art while exploring the center.
7. The unspoilt harbour baths in the Limfjord
This outdoor pool spot is close to the city center. In this pool you can choose to swim, kayak or sail in the beautiful Limfjord water or just relax on the popular wooden swimming platforms.
8. Street food in an old furniture factory
Your trip to Aalborg won’t be complete if you don’t try their street food! It is inexpensive and will certainly give you a good feeling, because it allows you to eat with Danes in the old furniture factory.
Aalborgtårnet is a 54.9 meter high observation tower built in Aalborg, Denmark. A lift will take you to the 360-degree platform where you can admire a breathtaking view of Aalborg. The view is breathtaking and the elevator ride is very comfortable. Such an exciting way to look at the beautiful city of Aalborg.
10. The cozy streets and buildings of the old town of Aalborg
Aalborg is an impressive combination of old and New. In this place you can relax with a drink in a cafe and look at crooked houses built in the 1600s! This Old Town is perfect for photos and it will help you to have a great Instagram feed! So don’t forget to bring your camera and wear your best OOTT when you visit this place.
11. Springeren-Maritime Experience Centre
Springeren-Maritimt Erlevelsescenter welcomes you to see many exciting effects and exhibits from the maritime world. You can also try to board one of the largest torpedo boats in the world. So if you want to know more about marine history, be sure to add this place to your travel list.
12. The zoologists of Aalborg have
A pleasant Zoo for people of all ages! Inside you will see a dinosaur theme that both children and matures will surely enjoy. But of course, not only that, if you love animals, you will love this place because you can get closer from the inside.
13. Monastery of the Holy Spirit
This monastery was built in 1451 for monks and nuns. Now it serves as an apartment for the elderly. The building itself is perfect for its unique architecture. This place is rich in history, if you want to know more about what happened here in the 15th century, then this is a must visit.