Kolding attractions

Top Choice Museum in Kolding


Design buffs should get out of town to the Trapholt modern art and design museum, housed in an architectural wonder in Kolding's residential northeastern outskirts. There are a couple of classic artworks from the Sk…
Top Choice Castle in Kolding


Koldinghus is Kolding’s extravagant showpiece, with the requisite turbulent history. A fortress occupied the land in 1268, while parts of the castle you see today can be traced to the mid-15th century. After a fire …
Library in Kolding

Kolding Bibliotek

Another example of how good Denmark's public spaces are. This modern library is home to inviting chill-out spaces, events, information desks and installations from Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson (the man be…
Historic Building in Kolding

Helligkorsgade 18

Kolding’s oldest house sits photogenically on the unassuming shopping strip of Helligkorsgade. It’s a wonky, orange-coloured, half-timbered affair built in 1589.
Historic Building in Kolding

Borchs Gård

The red-and-green half-timbered house on Akseltorv is Borchs Gård, a decorative Renaissance building dating from 1595.