Esbjerg C - Inner city

The heart of Esbjerg C

The Inner City (Indre By) is one of the first areas that was built when Esbjerg was established. The Inner City is comprised of many different styles where contrasts are more the rule than the exception.


The streets are designed along a grid pattern, and thus are comprised of routes that run parallel to one another. The Inner City is bound by Esbjerg Station to the east, Frodesgade and the City Hall to the north, Stomgade to the west, and Havnegade and Dokhavnen to the south.


The Inner City is a popular area to live due to the urban amenities and retail trade within walking distance. In the inner city, you can find some of the city’s most significant features, including the main square, Torvet, which is the city’s central point for activity.


The Inner City is a mix of commercial and residential areas of low, multistory buildings and single-family homes towards the north.

Population Approx. 5000 Location Esbjerg city

Neighbourhood Spirit

There are many cultural offerings and opportunities to shop in the inner city, such as the pedestrian street, Kongensgade, and cultural institutions including Musikhuset (Music House), Kulturskolen (Culture School), Kunstmuseet, Esbjerg Museum, Hovedbiblioteket (Main Library), and several of the city’s hotels. Furthermore a large part of the city’s shopping, cafes and nightlife is centered on the area around Torvet, Kongensgade and Skolegade.


Byparken, the city park behind Musikhuset, functions as a meeting place with activities for children and summer entertainment on the outdoor stage.  Furthermore, I.C. Møller Park on Kirkegade gives the inner city a green oasis.


School, SFO (after-school care programme) and youth clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts.


In the Inner City, you will find:

  • Danmarksgade Skole Urban, with classes from 0-9th grades.
  • Associated after-school care programmes (SFO)
  • Leisure & youth club Nørregade


In the Inner City, you also will find private schools:

Skt. Nikolaj Skole with classes from 0-9th grades

Esbjerg Realskole with classes from 0-9th grades.


At this interactive map you can view all schools in the municipality. The search function located at the top right-hand corner allows you to search by address or school name. If you hit the icon "i" in the top menu, you can click the dots on the map to read more about the schools. 

If you wish to see a map that combines information about schools and childcare you can find it here

Read more about school, school districts and enrollment here.





Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven enrollment districts.


In the Inner City, you will find:


Near the Inner City you can also find private childcare:


At this interactive map you can view all your childcare options. 

Read more about childcare here




Transportation time by car

7 min.
Next Step City
7 min.
Esbjerg Airport
10 min.
26 min.
18 min.
1 t. 23 min.
1 t. 59 min.
3 t. 1 min.