The grounds, however, can be toured and are known for their beautiful rhododendron displays during the spring.
The Herning Museum displays a history of Herning, as well as the development of moorland agriculture and ancient textile production.
Note: The population figure for metropolitan Copenhagen includes Frederiksberg, Albertslund, Brøndby, Gentofte, Gladsaxe, Glostrup, Herlev, Hvidovre, Lyngby-Taarbæk, Rødovre, Tårnby and Vallensbæk municipalities; parts of Ballerup, Rudersdal and Furesø; Ishøj and Greve Strand.
), is Denmark's fourth largest city with an urban population of 136,000, including 22,000 in the twin city Nørresundby 600 meters across the Limfjorden.
FC Midtjylland is a football team playing in the Danish Superliga.
It is a merger of Herning Fremad and Ikast FS and won the national championship of Denmark for the first time in 2015 having twice been the runner up.
Herning is served by Karup Airport situated 25 km (16 mi) to the northeast of the city.
There are several flights a day connecting it to Copenhagen Airport.
This industry was once Herning's principal economic activity.Architecturally, the city is known for its half-timbered mansions built by its prosperous merchants.