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The Viking Fortress Trelleborg
- The Viking Fortress Trelleborg
- Alt Name:
- Viking Period
- 900AD - 999AD
- Harald I Bluetooth
- Slagelse, Koge, Ringsted,
- The Viking Ship Museum, The Viking Museum at Ladby,
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.
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Address: Vikingeborgen Trelleborg, Trelleborg Allé 4, Hejninge, 4200 Slagelse
Phone: +45 5854 9506
Trelleborg is located in Northwest Zealand, approximately, 6km from Slagelse and 104km southeast of Copenhagen. Trains operate frequently from Copenhagen to Slagelse and bus 312 travels to Trelleborg.
Open: 1st April - 31st May: 10am-4pm; 1st June - 31st August: 10am-5pm; 1st September - 31st October: 10am-4pm; Closed Mondays. Admission: Adults 55 DKK, Under 18s go free. Group discount of 5 DKK per ticket given for groups of minimum 10 persons.
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