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“Not to be missed” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Norstead Viking Village

Norstead Viking Village
L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Type: Historic Sites
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

This replica viking village-- built on the original site-- features an informative welcome centre and actors heartily portraying ancient characters. The sod-thatched huts and viking cooking and garment making are highlights. They were so enthusiastic that they dressed my wife in 5 layers of authentic viking clothing as it was very cold outside.

Visited August 2011
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Toronto, Canada
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161 reviews 161 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
“Great time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

This is an excellent replica of what a viking village might have been like. All of the people at each of the buildings were very informative,entertaining and interactive. It is a great setting and the scenery is absolutely beautiful. There is a nice hill to hike about a half an hour but unfortunately we did not have the time. There is one fella who is quite the character watch out for his horn if you are taking a picture with him. Just a great day check it out if you are in the area in my opinion much better than the Canadian heritage site across the way but both were informative.

Visited June 2011
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