Skovbakken nature area

Skovbakken was landscaped in the 1820’s in order to create a green area where people could enjoy the view of the city and the fjord. At Skovbakken, you will have access to different experiences – nature with forest, tree tops, water bat in a former beer basement.

On the hill, which is 50 m. over sea level, you will find Aalborg Tower. You can take the elevator to the top and be 105 m. over sea level. Here you will have a beautiful view over the city, the fjord and the southern Vendsyssel. At Skovbakken you will moreover find the sculpture”Hunner og Kineserpige”, made by Carl C. Bonnesen.

Beneath the Aalborg Tower you will find KUNSTEN, Aalborg’s museum of modern art, and close to this Skovdalen’ s Outdoor Theatre is placed where many arrangement takes place each summer. The parking lot next to the athletic stadium is a start and end point for a 2,5 km illuminated track that makes it possible to exercise in the dark.

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Kong Christians Allé
9000 Aalborg


+45 9931 3131


+45 9931 3132


  • City / Area

    • Himmerland
    • Nørre Sundby
    • Aalborg
  • Feel like

    • Active
    • Afternoon
    • Aktiv 4
    • Cosy
    • Drengerøv
    • Entertainment
    • Evening
    • Hygge 3
    • Morning
    • Outside
    • Underholdning 2
  • Intended audience

    • adults
    • Family with children
  • Nature and terrain

    • grass
    • grass area
    • nature
    • view

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  • Coordinates

    Longtitude : 9.9037753999
    Latitude : 57.045049199