World Heritage Sites in Denmark
Though small in size, Denmark now has a total of seven world heritage sites, with the Par Force Hunting Landscape and The Moravians in Christiansfeld joining the list. On the list you also find he 65 million years old Stevns Klint, the Wadden Sea National Park and Kronborg Castle, home of Shakespeare's hamlet and located in Royal North Sealand, only an hour from Copenhagen. Also make a stop to see the last resting place of Denmark's Monarchy at Roskilde Cathedral or experience one of Denmark famous Viking sites in Jelling, where you will find historic runic stones erected by Harald Bluetooth.
Put Hamlet’s Castle, Kronborg, on your list of things to see whilst in Denmark! Whether you’re looking for things to do near Copenhagen or have more time to explore, there's time enough to visit Denmark’s most famous castle, immortalised by Shakespeare back in the 1600s.
In North Sealand, just a short drive from Copenhagen lies the former royal hunting grounds of King Christian V, where he and his court could practice hunting par force during the late 17th century. Unesco notes the forest areas of Store Dyrehave, Gribskov, and Jægersborg serve as a unique example of "a designed landscape", including well-preserved hunting lanes laid out in a grid pattern, as well as numbered stone posts and hunting lodges such as the Hermitage.
Jelling - Viking town and world heritage
A quaint little town visited by more than 150,000 tourists annually, and not without reason. Jelling boasts some of Europe’s most prominent Viking Age monuments, which in 1994 were included in the UNE...
Stevns Klint part of UNESCO World heritage
Stevns Klint was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List of natural properties in 2014. This is why Stevns Museum presents an exhibition on the criteria governing the selection of a World Heritage...
The Moravians in Christiansfeld
Visit the World Cultural Heritage in Christiansfeld
The town was founded in 1773 by German Moravian Brethren from Herrnhut by order of King Christian VII. The Herrnhuts were very skilled craftsmen an...