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Buildings in Esbjerg

Photo: Vadehavskysten

In just 150 years Esbjerg went from being a port for agricultural exports to being Denmark's energy metropolis. This is reflected in the beautiful buildings and urban environments that Esbjerg proudly show off.

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Esbjerg Performing Arts Centre
Photo: Musikhuset Esbjerg

Esbjerg Performing Arts Centre

Musikhuset Esbjerg is a vibrant and dynamic arts centre, which year after year presents more than 150 concerts, theater shows, standup shows, musicals, operas and much more.

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The old courthouse and jail - Esbjerg
Photo: Destination Vadehavskysten

The old courthouse and jail - Esbjerg

Esbjerg Ting- og Arresthus is a medieval castle in the middle of Esbjerg. Refined details in the masonry, crested gables and a tower that extends 30 meters to the sky.

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Esbjerg Railway Station from 1904
Photo: Destination Vadehavskysten

Esbjerg Railway Station from 1904

Esbjerg Railway Station was built in 1904 and was designed by DSB's chief architect Heinrich Wenck (1851-1936), who for more than a generation shaped the architecture for DSB (employed 1882-1921).

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Esbjerg Water Tower - enjoy the view
Photo: Torben Meyer | Esbjerg Byhistoriske Arkiv

Esbjerg Water Tower - enjoy the view

Enjoy the view from Esbjerg's Water Tower, where in good weather you can see all the way to both Fanø and Ribe.

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Museum Street H.C. Ørstedsgade - Esbjerg
Photo: Destination Vadehavskysten

Museum Street H.C. Ørstedsgade - Esbjerg

The street is a museum street and a successful example of Esbjerg's City Center project that began in 1993.

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Landgangen in Esbjerg - a path between port and city
Photo: Torben Meyer, Esbjerg Byhistoriske Arkiv

Landgangen in Esbjerg - a path between port and city

Landgangen is a safe and beautiful promenade for pedestrians and cyclists in Esbjerg, which connects the dock harbor with the city center of Esbjerg.

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Giant Wind turbines near Esbjerg
Photo: Torben Meyer

Giant Wind turbines near Esbjerg

Some of the biggest wind turbines in the world with a total height of 200 metres stand on the coast near Esbjerg.

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