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Explore the ancient Kingdom of Denmark

Get your history fix here!

Consider yourself a history buff? Want to get to know the Danish Royal Family? Or have the TV series Vikings gotten you hooked on our ruthless ancestors? Whichever passion you're looking to pursue, Denmark is the place for you.

12 castles you should visit in Denmark

Walk through Danish history and the homes of the Danish Royal Family, past and present, at these stunning castles in Denmark. Get up close to the Danish crown jewels at Rosenborg Castle, spend a fun-filled day at Egeskov Castle or act out your best Hamlet impression at Kronborg Castle.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Denmark

Ankor Wat, the Great Wall or the pyramids are impressive, no question. But they are also far away and often overcrowded. Denmark has seven UNESCO World Heritage sites and the great thing is that you can go on a true UNESCO hunt because in Denmark everything is always close by.

Follow in the footsteps of the Danish Royal Family

The Danish Royal Family are one of the most down-to-earth on the planet! Throughout the year, there are several royal events and celebrations in Denmark which you can take part in.

Visit the legendary homeland of the Vikings

Once feared in Europe for their raiding and pillaging, today's Vikings are a peaceful bunch who have long since traded in their long ships for bicycles. However, you can still get a taste of the old Viking culture and way of life!

See where in Denmark the Vikings left their mark!

A thousand years ago, the Vikings forced themselves onto the world stage and left an indelible mark on many parts of Europe. Denmark, their homeland, has been shaped by Viking culture and here are some of the places you can see this most strikingly.

Top 10 Viking sites in Denmark

Denmark has a rich Viking history and plenty of Viking sites that are just waiting to be explored. This is why we've gathered the top 10 Viking sites around the country for your convenience. Well, 12 sites actually because keeping it to 10 was a bit of a challenge.

Facts and myths about Denmark's Vikings

We all think we know the Vikings, from the stories of raiding and plundering to Norse mythology and those horned helmets. But how much of this is fact, and how much is myth? Here's a brief overview to help you brush up on your Viking knowledge. You'll be ready for your own Viking adventure

Unique Danish Heritage

If you want to deep dive into Denmark's rich history and unique heritage, these four museums are some of the best places to do so.

M/S Maritime Museum

Denmark is a country surrounded by water and the sea has played an important part in shaping our past.

Moesgaard Museum

Step back in time and explore prehistoric treasures at Moesgaard Museum.

National Museum of Denmark

Take a journey through Denmark's rich history at the National Museum.

Jelling - home of the Viking kings

See Denmark's over 1000-year-old birth certificate, the Viking rune stones!