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Vikings: how Denmark inspires the hit TV show

It's that time again. Screaming warriors wielding massive swords. Siblings plotting against siblings. Bloody battles in the rain and mud. Dramatic landscapes to die for. Yep. Vikings is back! This thrilling TV show has returned for a fifth season and we couldn't be happier. After all, Denmark is the home of the Vikings. What's not to love?

In case you didn't know, our rich heritage and ancient history reaches back directly to those fierce but noble Norse warriors. But as we all binge on brand-new episodes of Vikings Season 5, we explore how the characters and events connect to Denmark.

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