The World’s Largest Floating Seawater Baths Have Opened in Aarhus

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark. And this city has amazing designers and architects to change the whole landscape. One of the most striking works in this city is harbor pool designed by Bjarke Ingels Group. This group is an award-winning firm and their harbor pool proves why they are successful.


Located just next to the harbor, this pool has different sections. In addition to the 50-meter long pool, there is a pool for children as well as a diving pool. This diving pool is circular. So, anyone can experience how it feels to dive from up high into the chilly water. Also, there are two saunas in this pool complex for those who want to relax.


The whole complex can accommodate 650 guests at a time. Also, there are sunbathing decks for the people who want to enjoy the hot summer sun. Inspired from open baths, this pool in Aarhus harbor attracts attention.


First harbor pool idea was applied in Copenhagen in 2003. As this architectural piece become popular, another one is opened in Aarhus.


This amazing pool in the harbor is filled with seawater.


There is the total of three pools and two saunas. There is a 50 meters long swimming pool. Also, children have their own private pool.


This harbor pool project also has a circular diving pool. And the diving pool is attracting attention with the high diving board.


650 people can swim and sunbathe in this harbor pool. Most of the time, there is always empty areas.

Also, the harbor area has other attractions including cafes, restaurants, shops, and bars. Furthermore, there is a hotel in the harbor for visitors who want to stay here.

The harbor pool in Aarhus harbor is open between 11.00 – 19.00. Visitors of all ages can enjoy this amazing architectural structure during the sunny days of the city.

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