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Vikings: How Denmark Inspires the Hit TV Show

It's that time again. Screaming warriors wielding massive swords. Bloody battles in the rain and mud. Dramatic landscapes to die for. Yep. Vikings is back!

The fifth season of Vikings continues at the end of November and we couldn't be happier. Expect to see absolute power corrupting absolutely as the maniacal Ivar reigns over Kattegat. We won't lie, we're very excited.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 prepare to binge on brand-new episodes of Vikings Season 5, we explore how the characters and events connect to Denmark.

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