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Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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The birth of Denmark

The absolute highlight of Danish history. The founding of the kingdom and Vikings meeting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dragoer, Denmark
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If you like vikings

This is the place to visit if you are in to vikings. Fantastic museum that shows how vikings lived... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Stefan T
Odense, Denmark
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Gormsgade 23 | Vestergade, Jelling, Vejle 7300, Denmark
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All reviews runic stones interactive displays well worth a visit free of charge viking age great museum all ages museum is free small town birth certificate museum shop modern museum train station scandinavian history across the street next door glass cases
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The absolute highlight of Danish history. The founding of the kingdom and Vikings meeting christianity. New and modern (and free) museum, the old Church, the two burial mounds and the two Runic Stones. Don’t miss the explanation in the museum of the Royal family tree...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the place to visit if you are in to vikings. Fantastic museum that shows how vikings lived, and with real gold treasures. Thre are also 2 giant stones outside the church filled with runes, one for the king that reigned at that time,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stefan T
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Jelling is a small town with an interesting story about the well known Bluetooth, who was more than a connection tool as he was a king many years ago. The church is impressive through its simplicity. The design of the tombs was astonishing. We realized...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

A really well presented history of the Vikings. We were blown away by the amount of information onsite, and spent around 4 hours which probably scratched the surface considering the amount of material.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

Our visit to this site was not planned as we were freedom travelling with no particular schedule and ended up staying close by for a night. I would consider this site a "must see" in Denmark and would certainly not miss visiting this site if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Really interesting visit. The place is well organized and is possible to get to understand everything really easy. The staff was really helpful as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

Very interesting to see, lots of history, founders of Denmark. Jelling stones, mounds and the churc is interesting to see. Interactive and fun afternoon.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very interesting museum - for children for all ages - from 6-yers children til old people. I can only recommend it - if you are near Jelling.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ernst7100
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Must see outside Copenhagen - to understand Denmark, Danes and their history. It is basics for a visit to Denmark. Should be a must see for all Danes!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I was impressed both with the monument area, the church and the visitors center which has just the right level of information for me, not too much and not too little. Great views from the hills

Date of experience: October 2018
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July 19, 2018|
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Response from Nordengen | Reviewed this property |
Car, Taxi, Bike, Bus, Train, and if you’re really rich, Hellicopter !
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Response from Sharyn T | Reviewed this property |
No we were staying nearby,but we did go on our own no tour guide needed
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