Top Historical Places in Aalborg

Are you looking to explore the history of Aalborg through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Aalborg including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Aalborg. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Aalborg ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Aalborg, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Aalborg for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Aalborg with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Jens Bangs Stenhus

    Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture , Sculpture

    Built in the year 1624, Jens Bang’s Stenhus is an historical landmark and the most photographed tourist attraction of Aalborg. Although one is not allowed inside the premises of the building, the architecture and the beauty of the building can be admired from outside. The Stenhus is well known for its gables and sculpted auricular window decor. It also has gargoyles and a sculpture of Ban...Read more
  2. Aalborghus Castle

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    Aalborghus Castle

    Art And Culture, Castle, Historical Site, Architecture

    Built by King Christian the 3rd during the period of 1539 to 1555, the structure was initially constructed to be used as a fortress. However, it did not prove to be fruitful, so the deemed fortress was turned into an administrative office. The local government body still uses the buildingsas an office. Public access to the buildings is denied, however, one has access to the courtyard and the ar...Read more
  3. Aalborg Historical Museum

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    Aalborg Historical Museum

    History Museum, Historical Site

    The Aalborg Historical Museum is a part of the NordjyllandsHistoriske Museum (The Historical Museum of Northern Jutland). The museum depicts the history of Aalborg and its neighboring area for the last 1000 years. Permanent exhibition includes a collection of locally produced silverware and glass items. A special attraction is the Aalborgstuen from 1602. It has one of the most well-preserved ci...Read more
  4. Budolfi Church

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    Budolfi Church

    Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Built in the early 1000, and having faced fires and war attacks, the church and its faith have stood the test of time. Having gone through lots of renovations and refurnishing, the current church boasts of magnificent interiors. Right from the paneling to the statues and murals to the chandeliers, lamps, stained glass and bells and clarion, everything is splendid.
  5. The Franciscan Monastery Museum

    Art And Culture, Religious Site, Museum, Architecture

    The Franciscan Monastery Museum is an underground site and can be entered via a lift by the ‘Salling’ department store. It is located where, after an archaeological expedition, ruins and remains of a medieval monastery were discovered. You can view the cellars and foundations of the monastery and browse through an exhibition that gives an insight into life in medieval Aalborg.
  6. Gigantium


    Arena, Games

    The Gigantium, just as the name suggests, is a giant indoor leisure center having separate sections for ice skating rink, indoor swimming pool, concert hall and sports hall. Kids, adults and families can enjoy at the water and wellness center equipped with spa, sauna, water slides, steam bath, 25-meter swimming pool, rest area and hot water basin. The three-levelled ice arena of Gigantium is us...Read more