Culture in Aalborg

Culture in Aalborg

Aalborg is bursting with cultural attractions and events, whether you're into music, theatre or art. Domestic as well as international artists regularly hold gigs or exhibitions throughout the city and Aalborg is also home to a flourishing underground art scene.


Art and architecture

Aalborg is an art lover's haven with countless galleries, museums and architectural gems. A trip to Aalborg should include a visit to the Utzon Center (the last masterpiece to be designed by the late architect Jørn Utzon), the KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art, Kunsthal Nord as well as handicraft galleries such as Lange Kunsthåndværk.

Aalborg harbour front

Aalborg's new waterfront

Aalborg's waterfront has recently undergone a major facelift, turning what was once an industrial area into a cultural hub for architecture, gastronomy and cosmopolitan living.

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Aalborg Harbour

Aalborg, a city full of contrast

The main city of North Jutland, Aalborg, is a multi-faceted and multi-cultured city full of contrasts. A city with a lust for life and all of its pleasures.

Video: Aalborg's new waterfront