Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church, Jelling

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Vejle
A symbol of religious change in Jutland, contains monuments of both pagan Nordic culture and the Viking conversion to Christianity in Scandinavia. Now a World Heritage Site, this historic setting is a great place for a walk or picnic. Start at the Jelling burial mounds, which are important to pagan culture. Continue on to the runic stones, which are also pagan but represent the shift to Christianity. End your tour at the simple white church, which stands where the first church in Jelling was. Make Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church a centerpiece of your Vejle vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Vejle trip planner .
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  • August 17, 2017
    What a beautiful museum and accessible free of charge. The museum is set up so that you too much you can do. It continues to captivate the children. Really a must.
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  • August 17, 2017
    The site of jelling is important because it takes us back in time, up to 900 a.d., to see two great stones carved with runes which speaks for the first time in Denmark. Very interesting Museum near the Church in whose outer space you can admire the two great stones.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Suitable for all ages from 7 and up, the modern UNESCO World Heritage exhibition, with interactive and captivating displays, tells the story of a disruptive time in Danish history. Unfortunately for n...  more »

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