Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church, Jelling

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Monument Historic Site
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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  • 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 co...  more »
  • 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 visito...  more »
  • Once you've climbed up there are great views from the top. You must visit the museum next door, very well laid out  more »