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Herning [8] is a city in the middle of Jutland.

Get in[edit]

Herning is on the Struer train line with hourly connections from Copenhagen (3.5 hours, DKK 300)

Get around[edit]

Most things are within walking distance.

  • Taxi: Herning Taxi, tel: +45 97120777

See[edit][add listing]

Herning Kunstmuseum[9] The municipial arts collection placed in an very artistic round building from 1965, which inner courtyard is domminated by an 1000 m2 ceramic painting "Fantasiens Leg om Livets Hjul" (The fantacys play with the wheel of life). This building originally was built as the Angli-shirt factory.

Around this museum has during the last 40 years grown a whole collection of artistic formations...

The museum area also contains The museum of Carl-Henning Pedersen & Else Alfelts. Two internationally known danish artists.

The Sculpture Park Originally meant as an recreative area for the employees of the shirt factory.

The geometric Garden by C.Th. Sørensen

The Utzon house An prototype to a scholl house by Jørn Utzon

Elia [10] The biggest sculpture in the northern part of Europe.

Do[edit][add listing]

Herning hosts many conventions, exhibitions, etc.

  • Baboon City (A world of fun!), Åkirkebyvej 10, +4597221314, [1]. Friday: 12.00-21.00 Saturday and Sunday: 10.00-19.00. Action and fun, for children and adults. A great gaming arcade, rodeo bull, sumu wrestling and many many other things. 95 DKK for 4 hours.  edit
  • Fermaten, Smallegade 4, +4597225510, [2]. Music and stand up. Fermaten is a "Stage" where different artists come to preform. Buy tickets here:  edit
  • MCH Messecenter Herning, Vardevej 1, +45 99269926, [3]. One of Scandinavia's largest and most flexible experience centres. Every year they have about 900,000 guests for fairs and exhibitions, culture and events, meetings, conferences and parties as well as sporting events.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

Bredgade is the main pedestrian shopping street.

pedestrian shopping street (Bredgade)
  • Herning Centeret (Shopping Mall)), Merkurvej (Bus nr. 2 or Bus nr. 7), +45 97 22 06 96, [4]. Open: Monday-Wednesday:10.00-17.30,[[Image:]] Thursday and Friday:10.00-19.00, Saturday: 10.00-15.00. The biggest shopping Mall in Central Jutland. 75 stores. There´s also dining options in the mall.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Cafe Poulsen & Restaurant Upstairs, Bredgade 38, ''+45'' 97120944 (), [5]. Nice Cafe with sandwiches, pasta, salmon, etc. DKK 80.  edit
  • Papa's Pizza, Østergade 22B (In the shopping street), +45 97126611, [6]. Pizza, Durum, pasta and more. If you feel like a good beer, you can order one from Fox and Hounds (Across the street) and your Papa´s-waiter will get it for you. (If you feel like a good Pizza, when you´re at Fox And Hounds, you can do the same)  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Fox and Hounds (Scottish Pub), Østergade 17 (In the shopping street), +45 97216966. Good Beer and Whiskey. A beer: About 40 DKK.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Decolux, Sandagervej 2, ''+45'' 97225188 (). Bed&Breakfast NW of the city, 30 min walking. Shares shower and kitchen. DKK 350.  edit
  • Hotel Skarrildhus, Sdr. Ommevej 4 · Skarrild, [7]. Hotel located outside Herning. Good conference facilities and nice rooms with view.  edit


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