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Mesmerizing Viking Grave

Do not miss seeing this Viking grave. It is a memorial . to all those lost at sea - and reflects... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
New York
Easily acessible Viking shipgrave

If You do not have time to look for hundreds of shipgraves (actually viking ship shape graves from... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Ville J
Tallinn, Estonia
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20 Aug 2018
“Mesmerizing Viking Grave”
3 Aug 2017
“Easily acessible Viking shipgrave”
Klintehamn, Gotland, Sweden
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Do not miss seeing this Viking grave. It is a memorial . to all those lost at sea - and reflects the deep history of the area. Apparently there are many of these around the isalnd but we had a hard time finding them and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank miaposta
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

If You do not have time to look for hundreds of shipgraves (actually viking ship shape graves from stone) in Gotland then drive at least to this one, located near Visby at side of main motorway. Stunning seaview and long "stone ship" at ancient burial...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ville J
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This memorial of Sailors who perished in a shipwreck overlooks the sea and brings you back to a time and place when the dangers of sailing were all to apparent. As Island life can be a tough and remote life, The people of Gotland are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Check_Please123
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Only for people interested in prehistorical monuments. It is easy to reach (it is located close to the road) but if you are not aware you can pass by it without even noticing it.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank angelsfuste
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

As a person who loves Viking history I was thrilled to see this - I don't know if it is as thrilling to a non- Viking obsessed person but it was great.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank 378charityb
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This site is well sign-posted, and is a must-see for anyone driving through the area. This bronze age ship burial is one of those things that is hard to describe, and which stirs the imagination for someone studying Scandinavian history and culture.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank klsaward
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Ancient graves in the shape of boats are a feature of Scandinavia. This is the most famous one in Gotland and is located on the west coast just south of the town of Klintehamn. It is clearly visible in a field beside the road, with...More

Date of experience: September 2013
4  Thank Jolyon67
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