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Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church

Gormsgade 23, Jelling, Vejle 7300, Denmark
+45 41 20 63 31
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beautiful historical stop

pros: it's a really nice destination in a south Danish trip, good to look at the cemetery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Budapest, Hungary
Definitely worth a visit

This is a very lovely historical site which I would highly recommend. We were very surprised how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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2 days ago
“beautiful historical stop”
2 weeks ago
“Definitely worth a visit”
Gormsgade 23, Jelling, Vejle 7300, Denmark
+45 41 20 63 31
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Reviewed 2 days ago

pros: it's a really nice destination in a south Danish trip, good to look at the cemetery, historical stones ("Denmark birth certification"), renovated medieval church, it takes onlny 15-20 minutes cons: lack of (English) information by the stones

Thank Lliviabp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very lovely historical site which I would highly recommend. We were very surprised how few people were there given its historical significance. It is very well presented with a lovely visitor's centre and lots of explanation in English and Danish. You can...More

Thank LAW64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you've climbed up there are great views from the top. You must visit the museum next door, very well laid out

Thank stevetupper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

But we were close by so the kids and I went there an afternoon. Visited the museum which is a very good and interactive place, the kids enjoyed it. The surrounds the Stones/ ruins was fun to see and talk about. A big effort has...More

Thank Michael4715
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

You feel the depth of history in this place. Combined with the museum right next to the ancient monuments, it's easy to appreciate the events and people who shaped the early Danish nation.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The Birth of Norway & Denmark took place here! A must! The Viking Museum is superb in its simplicity. The story todl at this plase is a must if you want to learn about he Vikings and the development of the Twin Countries Norway &...More

Thank Harald O
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

These stones are very important for the history of Denmark. Make sure to visit he free museum which explains the history of this place.

Thank ananio
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Something to see and to do for all ages. Kids had fun rolling down the mound and dressing up as vikings in the museum and the adults had a fascinating history lesson. The museum, or experince centre as it is officially called, is very modern...More

Thank Kukka75
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Check out the Jelling Mounds, Runic stones in the churchyard and free Viking museum across the street. Once a year in summer months there is also a Viking festival.

Thank Augustsunflower
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped here after a day of exploring Aarhus and I'm so glad we did. The grounds are beautifully maintained and the signage does a great job of telling the site's history. The museum was closed when we arrived but there was...More

Thank Olson13
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Ron T
Did you go there from Copenhagen? I mapped it's done it looks to be around 3 hours away. Did you hire a tour guide or go on your own? Thanks for the info!!
7 July 2016|
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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
What are the hours the church is open?
15 June 2015|
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Response from Birte L | Reviewed this property |
All day