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, bats in a former beer cellar.
On the hill, which is 50 m. over sea level, you will find the 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. Read more about Aalborg Tower.
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 events takes place in the 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. Read more about KUNSTEN.