Inspiration Zinch, Vestergade 82-84 (tel. 66-12-96-93), offers the widest selection of Danish design and handicrafts on the island of Funen. All the big names are here, everything from Royal Copenhagen to Georg Jensen, but you will also come across younger and more modern designers, with whose names you might be unfamiliar. In the heart of the old town, opposite Hans Christian Andersen's house, you'll find a display of Danish crafts and Christmas decorations in a typical atmosphere of Old Funen, at Klods Hans, Hans Jensens Stæde 34 (tel. 66-11-09-40). Another outlet is Smykker, 3 Klaregade (tel. 66-12-06-96), which offers museum copies of Bronze Age, Iron Age, and Viking jewelry -- all made in gold, sterling silver, and bronze in the outlet's own workshop. College Art, Grandts Passage 38 (tel. 66-11-35-45), has assembled a unique collection of posters, lithographs, silk-screens, original art, and cards. The best gallery for contemporary art is Galleri Torso, Hasselvej 25 (tel. 66-13-44-66). Finally, if none of the above shops has what you want, head for Rosengårdcentret at Munkerisvej and Ørbækvej (tel. 66-15-91-18; www.rosengaardcentret.dk). It's Denmark's biggest shopping center, with nearly 110 stores all under one roof.
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