Kong Asgers Høj

Stege, Denmark

Kong Asgers Høj (King Asgers Mound) is a large passage grave on the island of Møn. It was built in the Late Stone Age (3000 BC - 1500 BC) and has a 10 meters long narrow passage leading into to the grave chamber. The grave chamber is 10 meters long and 2 meters wide and was when in use a common grave. When somebody died the grave was opened, the deceased was buried, and the grave was closed again. Kong Asgers Høj is situated to the Northwest of Sprove on a small hill. The passage grave is open to the public, but it is a good thing to bring some sort of light because the grave chamber is pitch-dark.

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Founded: 3000-1500 BC
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Denmark
Historical period: Neolithic Age (Denmark)

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Claus Haugelund (2 years ago)
Langroet (2 years ago)
Frank Kempf (2 years ago)
Ist ein Besuch wert.
Nicole Wassyl (2 years ago)
Ein Grab aus der Eisenzeit. Sehr malerisch, auch innen zu besichtigen
Geoffrey Smith (3 years ago)
Another megalithic barrow, this time it is single chambered. Interestingly, the entrance tunnel is perfectly aligned to the mid winter Solstice sunrise. Another spot worth visiting if you are in the area.
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