Thousands of people visit Herning every year to attend concerts, various fairs and major sports events. The greatest attraction is Messecenter Herning, MCH, which offers several oportunities within experiences. MCH is divided into several units: Messecenter Herning, Herning Kongrescenter, Jyske Bank BOXEN and MCH arena.
The cultural life of Herning municipality offers various events and experiences for everyone. Some of the local offerings are:
- Team Teatret: Theatre for everyone
- Fermaten: Music and entertainment
- Scene 7: Music and entertainment
- The Library: Books, magazines, cd´s, movie´s, entertainment etc
- Herning School of Music: Musical entertainment
- Herning Art School: Education, art projects and exhibition
- Biocity: The Cinema
- Huset No. 7: Theatre, music, activities etc.
In Herning you will find great restaurants, cafés and bars. The variety of the prices on food and drinking allows you to choose restaurant or bar according to the occasion of going out.
A GOOD BARGAIN
Shopping is concentrated around the centre of Herning and the mall, herningCentret that is located in the eastern part of Herning.
The central pedestrian street with its many trees is one of greenest in Denmark. It is currently being renovated, and work is in progress to make the pedestrian street an even friendlier place in which to saunter or play.
For those who want to escape the masses of people in the central shopping areas, there are many tempting specialty shops in side streets like Fonnesbechgade, Skolegade and Søndergade.
PLAY AND FITNESS
The square at Kousgaards Plads offers children and the youthful the opportunity to participate in various ball games, wall climbing, or just to "hang out". Kousgaards Plads is located in front of the sports and wellness center, DGI Huset.
If you prefer organized sports, Herning offers a multitude of choices. These ranges from golf courses in the eastern part to the Sportscenter Herning situated in Holing in the northern part and the DGI Huset in the city centre.
PARKS AND GREEN AREAS
Herning offers many opportunities for enjoying a green environment within walking distance.
Sdr. Anlæg, Vestre Anlæg, Mindeparken and Knudmosen are large parks and nature areas close to the city centre. The northern part Herning offers fine outdoor fitness facilities next to the lake Fuglsang Sø, and the exercise trail Hjertestien. New activity areas will appear in Knudmosen in the years to come.
EDUCATION AND ACCOMMODATION
Herning has several educational institutions and currently new measures are made to create a good environment for students and new housing opportunities for young people and students.
Several of the region’s higher education institutions are located in Birk, which is situated in the eastern part of Herning city. A vibrant educational environment with student accommodation has been developed here next to innovative businesses and modern art venues including two galleries.
A number of educational institutions are also gathered in the center of Herning. At the moment new measures have been taken to create a good study environment and new housing opportunities for young people/students.
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