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Ørkild Borgruin

5700, Svendborg

One of the biggest castle mounds in Denmark. The castle was burned down in 1543 by the citizens of Svendborg. Today only a few remains of the ruin are left in a big, fenced sheeparea. On Viebaeltegaar...

© Ole Friis Mikkelsen

Passage Grave Birkehøj

4500, Nykøbing Sj

Dare you enter a passage grave? Birkehøj Passage Grave by Nyrup contains the longest burial chamber on Zealand ( 11m - 2m - 2m)and was constructed over 5200 years ago. Maybe bring a torch light to fin...

The passage graves by Stenstrup. Excavated twin burial chamber.
Each chamber is 6m deep an almost 3m wide....

© VisitOdsherred

Frenderupgård-dyssen

4571, Grevinge

The Frenderupgaard dolmen is probably the most impressive of the many bronze age barrows in Odsherred. It is a round barrow with a hexagonal chamber and entrance. The dolmen is located by Herrestrup i...

Experience the Viking Settlement in Sebbersund – a fascinating insight into the Viking Age. By Sebbersund – close to Nibe and Aalborg, you will find what used to be one of the largest trading posts du...

One of the most beautiful long barrows in the country is situated on a small hill by the fiord, and is by locals called Troldkirken (the troll church). The long barrow is from the Neolithic Stone Age ...

© VisitAalborg

Lindholm Høje

9400, Nørresundby

At Lindholm Høje, archeologists have found several burial sites and settlements originating from both the Germanic Iron Age and the Viking Age, two very important eras in Danish history.

Due to sand ...

Nørre Hedegård

9220, Aalborg Øst

Nørre Hedegård is an unusually well-preserved village from the Iron Age, which in a period of 700 years has been situated on a hill by the large sport and event centre Gigantium. The oldest traces fro...

Hald Ruin

8800, Viborg

Hald Ruin is one of the famous places to visit in the Viborg region, and many know and enjoy the beautiful view over Hald Sø (Lake) from the tower.It is t...

Bigum Jaettestue

8830, Tjele

Jættestue (passage grave)The chamber of the passage grave is built up of 10 supporting stones and 3 cap stones and has a 4 metre long narrow passageway leading east, with a cap stone ...

Kardyb Long Barrow

7850, Stoholm Jyll

Kardyb is Denmark's longest long barrow (185 m). Long barrows are burial grounds from the early neolithic period. They were built approx. 5-6000 years ago. A l...

Borum Eshøj

8471, Sabro

Borum Eshøj
North west from Aarhus on a windy hill lies the grave mound "Borum Eshøj". Today only a smaller part is left but it used to be one of the largest bronze age barrows in Denmark.
 
Excavatio...

Hjulgraven

6230, Rødekro

In connection with parcelling out sites for industry in 1980, Haderslev Museum examined the area more closely, due to several burial mounds there being ploughed up. The largest was found to ...

Immervad Bro

6200, Aabenraa

Immervad Bridge is situated in the northern part of the municipality. The present granite bridge was carved out of an erratic boulder, carried here during the Ice Age. The original brid...

Eliselunddyssen

6200, Aabenraa

Eliselund Barrow is situated in Hostrupskov on the south side of Aabenraa Fjord. A round barrow, 12-14 meters in diameter and with a well-preserved stone edging....

Hærulfstenen

6230, Rødekro

One of the two remaining south Jutlandic runic stones - the Haerulf Stone - dating from the year 900. It is one of the oldest in Denmark. A German prince removed the stone to Potsdam, n...

Myrpold

6200, Aabenraa

Myrpold is a 3 meter long burial chamber, built of 10 stones, with 2 huge stone blocks, forming a roof. Myrpold, which was unearthed in 1888, contained no less than 10 skeletons lying in 5 l...

Urnehoved Tingsted

6392, Bolderslev

Urnehoved is located on a Military Road south of Aabenraa.This is reputed to be the location of the ancient Council of Southern Jutland. A memorial grove commemorates the events which t...

Kongens Forhøjning

6200, Aabenraa

In Hjelm Forest, there is a small elevation by Hessel Stream known as the " Kings Rise". It said that King Valdemar Sejr sailed to this place after his crusade in Estonia in 1219, on his way...

The Stone Establishment in MyrhøjThe stone establishment is presumed to have been built in the Bronze Age – roughly 1000 BC.It is not known what the stone setting has been used f...

When the monks started building the Monastery of Vitskøl in the 12th Century it was meant to be the largest church in Scandinavia and one of the biggest in Northern Europe at the time.

The work start...

Dysser i Varnæs Tykke

6200, Aabenraa

Barrows in Varnaes Tykke - on Varnaesvig, at the entrance to Aabenraa Fjord. In the middle of the small forest of Varnaes Tykke lies a long barrow of 48 meters.In the northwest part of ...

Near Lejre a chieftains tomb was found.Two rows of highstanding stones in the form of a ship from the Viking period - one of the largest tombs of its kind in Scandinavia.Roski...

Øm Passage Grave

4320, Lejre

The passage grave at Øm is from the Neolithic Age. The burial chamber is 7 m. long, built of 15 uprights and 4 capstones weighing several tons. A man can stand erect inside.

Open all year round. Bri...

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