Skåde

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Skåde
Neighborhood
Skaade 2010.jpg
Skåde is located in Aarhus
Skåde
Skåde
Coordinates: 56°06′00″N 10°12′04″E / 56.100036°N 10.201211°E / 56.100036; 10.201211
Country Kingdom of Denmark
Regions of Denmark Central Denmark Region
Municipality Aarhus Municipality
District Højbjerg
Postal code 8270

Skåde is a neighbourhood of Højbjerg, a southern district of Aarhus in Denmark. It is located 6 km south from the city centre.

Skåde is the highest lying area in Aarhus municipality, with hills like Jelshøj (128 metres) and Søsterhøj (112 metres).

Description[edit]

The built up area of Skåde is almost exclusively residential, but the neighbourhood also comprise a larger part of the Marselisborg Forests, known as Skåde Skov. Skåde Skov includes the park like area of Hørhaven. The Moesgård estate is also situated in Skåde and comprise the Moesgård Manor, Moesgård Museum, the forest area of Moesgård Skov, and Moesgård beach.

Notable points of interest in Skåde includes:

  • Skåde Bakker
    Larger affluent residential area with large mansions.
  • Handelsfagskolen Kursuscenter
    Course center near Søsterhøj with vocational courses and training in the fields of trade and commerce.[1]
    Notable brutalist architecture designed by Friis & Moltke in 1969.[2]
  • Aarhus Efterskole
    An efterskole since 1978.[3]
  • Diakonhøjskolen (Deaconal Folk High School)
  • Skattecenter Aarhus
    Municipal tax centre.
  • Søsterhøj
    A hilltop with a landmark radio and tv antenna.
  • Jelshøj
    The highest hill in the municipality.
  • Skåde Skov
    Part of the Marselisborg Forests.
  • Hørhaven
    A park like area of Skåde Skov.
  • Moesgård Museum
  • Moesgård Manor
  • Moesgård Forest Mill
  • Moesgård Beach
    Popular destination in the summer.

History[edit]

Skåde was originally a small village in the Aarhus countryside, but has now merged with the city. The administrative division of Skåde has been enlarged several times since the late 1800s.[4]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Konferencested" (in Danish). Handelsfagskolen. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Scanticon (nu Handelsfagskolen), Højbjerg". ArkArk.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Aarhus Efterskole" (in Danish). Aarhus Efterskole. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  4. ^ Local history archive

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Coordinates: 56°06′00″N 10°12′04″E / 56.100036°N 10.201211°E / 56.100036; 10.201211