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Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church

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Viking heritage

Very interesting to see, lots of history, founders of Denmark. Jelling stones, mounds and the churc... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Niels L
Copenhagen, Denmark
World class

Must see outside Copenhagen - to understand Denmark, Danes and their history. It is basics for a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kollund, Denmark
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Gormsgade 23, Jelling, Vejle 7300, Denmark
+45 41 20 63 31
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 June 2014

If you are in Jutland and if you have any interest in Nordic history and the Viking age, the Jelling monuments are a must-see. Jelling was the home of the Danish king in the 900’s and the site holds two magnificent runic stones, two great...More

4  Thank niels-j
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 August 2016

First visited here in 2004 and loved it, it has been enlarged and modernised and we found it impersonal and too sophisticated. Bonus is that it's still free

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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Niels L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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Reviewed 14 October 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

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Reviewed 20 September 2018

The Rune Stones monument is very impressive - the fact that on those stones, the word "Denmark" was first found, and that the kings that created them - Gorm the Old and his son - Harald Bluetooth write about conquest of the entire Denmark area...More

Thank Shahar L
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We visited Jelling on our way back to Billund from Vejle. It is a very pretty place with a nice church . The cemetery is one of the most well kept we have ever seen . The Viking museum is free to visit. It was...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The mounds are accompanied by an information center, which is free to enter. 95% the information there are available in both Danish and English. You feel the history of the Vikings with your eyes, ears, even fingers. The introduction to the Danish Royal family chronicle...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Easy roads from Billund and a really good museum and areas to walk if the weather is fine. The village of Jelling was very clean and had an outdoor water play area for young children. Well worth the effort to see some of real Denmark...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A very special place in Denmark. There is history from the Vikings and the royal chain of monarchy and the story of when the Danes became Christian. All shown in a superb way, good exhibitions and explanations.

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

This was one of the highlights of our trip. I would recommend to anyone who has an interest in Vikings, Denmark or history. The museum was really cool and interactive and fun for all of us. The museum is located in the center of the...More

Thank travelguyw
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is why the majority of people come to this small Danish town. It is a great sight but if you really want to enjoy it make sure to pop in to the museum next door as well. The place is designed and organised really...More

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Car, Taxi, Bike, Bus, Train, and if you’re really rich, Hellicopter !
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No we were staying nearby,but we did go on our own no tour guide needed
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