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The Viking Fortress Trelleborg

Traelleborg Garde, Region Zealand, Denmark

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24 Nov 2020

About The Viking Fortress Trelleborg

Trelleborg is located in Northwest Zealand, Denmark. Established by Harald I a famous Viking king also known as Bluetooth. The Viking fortress at Trelleborg is one of the best preserved of four circular fortresses in Denmark.

The collection of circular fortresses in Denmark is believed to date back to the tenth century and would have been heavily defended by an army of warriors led by Harald I, who was the son of Gorm the Old.

In addition to the fortress, visitors can see a large Viking cemetery, a Viking village and a museum housing numerous excavated objects, a museum shop and café.

Trelleborg is very child-friendly, with demonstrations, costumed-guides and activities. It also features as one of our Top Ten Tourist Attractions in Denmark.

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