Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church, Jelling
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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church by using our Vejle trip generator.
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  • Visited Jelling on a cruise ship tour from Fredericia. The museum is excellent; very interactive and kid-friendly. Anyone with Danish heritage and/or interested in Viking history will not be disappoin...  more »
  • This is probably one of the best Museums I Ortho kids have been to. Completely interactive, sensibly laid out, interesting and designed in a cool Danish way. As a bonus the museum has everything in En...  more »
  • The site is definitely worth visiting. The museum is beautifully developed to give the visitor insight into Viking culture. The exhibits are interactive and compelling. If you are travelling with kids...  more »