Trelleborgen Viking Fortress

Trelleborg, Sweden

Trelleborg is a collective name for six Viking Age circular forts, located in Denmark and the southern part of modern Sweden. Five of them have been dated to the reign of the Harold Bluetooth of Denmark (died 986). The city of Trelleborg has been named after one of these fortresses. Today Trelleborgen is part of a Viking Age fortress complex, which has been reconstructed. There is a Viking musem with souvenir shop, café and guided tours during the summer. Various events for both children and adults are also arranged during the summer to demonstrate how it must have been to live here in the Viking Age.

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Founded: 10th century
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Viking Age (Sweden)

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Leon Laban (8 months ago)
It's pretty cool, but it's in need for some maintenance ???
Sch Lukas (14 months ago)
good to rest. friendly guard
Sch Lukas (14 months ago)
good to rest. friendly guard
Fredrik Olsson (14 months ago)
Very interesting and authentic fortress from the Viking era.
Fredrik Olsson (14 months ago)
Very interesting and authentic fortress from the Viking era.
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