Aalborg Zoo opened 1935 today is home to more than 1,200 animals which are divided into around 140 different species, the Zoo covers just under 9 acres and is beautiful in look and feel. The main purpose is the preservation of nature preservation through breeding and raising the awareness of endangered animals. A cool place well worth a visit.
At Lindholm Høje, you will be able to take a look at one of Scandinavia’s best preserved Viking sites. The exhibits include burial sites from the Germanic Iron Age and the main Viking Age, there are over 680 graves found on the site. Just north of the burial site was a village which has been expertly excavated, you can see remains of houses and other parts of a working village.
Build in a modern style the museum is built to a square plan with all the galleries organised on the ground level around the central exhibition area. With over 1500 art pieces dating from the 1900’s to present day, the museum gives a great insight in to Danish art as well as works by many international artists and designers.