The sculpture was designed by Svend Wiig Hansen and installed in 1995.
Once Denmark's principal fishing port, the Port of Esbjerg is still a driving force for the town's economy.While it has a long history of ferry services to England, the town is by no means a tourist destination.Esbjerg is served by Esbjerg Airport with flights to Aberdeen, Scotland and Stavanger, Norway.The town has several notable museums and entertainment venues, including Esbjerg Art Museum, Esbjerg Museum and the privately owned Fisheries and Maritime Museum.With an urban population of 71,618 (as of 1 January 2016 it is the fifth-largest city in Denmark, and the largest in west Jutland.
Before a decision was made to establish a harbour (now the second largest in Denmark) at Esbjerg in 1868, the area consisted of only a few farms.
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At the time, Esbjerg consisted of only a few farms.
Developed under royal decree from 1868 until 1874, the harbour was officially opened in 1874, with rail connections to Varde and to Fredericia, an important hub on the east coast of Jutland.
Over the years, many of the city's visitors have arrived by ferry from Harwich, Essex, England, but this service closed in September 2014 having run since 1875.