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kolding - Design and honey cakes

Taste a honey cake or experience Jutland‘s major intersection with motorway connections in all directions. Close to Billund Airport and as part of the Triangle Region, Kolding is today a town that is growing strongly, and has always had a large foreign trade.
In the Middle Ages, it was a significant town and the King and his court frequently stayed at Koldinghus.

Trapholt, design museum in Kolding. 
Trapholt, design museum in Kolding.

 

Trapholt and Arne Jacobsen

Today the Museum at Koldinghus is home to cultural activities and special exhibitions. In Kolding lies the Georg Jensen Damask weaving mill, and at Trapholt you can see art, handicraft, design and furniture design. See e.g. Arne Jacobsen's Kubeflex summer cottage, furnished with Arne Jacobsen design.

Kolding Design School and Christiansfeld

Kolding Design School, the University of Southern Denmark and IBC International Business College are located in Kolding. Christiansfeld, south of Kolding, is the only Moravian Brethren town in Scandinavia. Christiansfeld offers a special architecture and the delicious Christiansfeld honey cake hearts.

Did you know

The famous honey cake hearts from Christiansfeld previously was tantamount to engagement? When a priest proclaimed the engagement of two young people, he took a honey cake heart, broke it in two and let the young couple eat each their half in his presence and with his blessing.

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