The Jelling Monuments, Billund

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  • Address: 7300 Jelling, Denmark, Billund
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +45-76812250
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Monument, Family And Kids, Archaeological Site
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About The Jelling Monuments, Billund

Situated around 27 kilometres from Billund, the town of Jelling is a small, picturesque place. It is famous for its Jelling Monuments. The Jelling Monuments are basically archaeological findingshaving unique historical testimony and designwhich date back to the 10th century. Due to the place of discovery of these rune stones, it is said that Denmark was born in Jelling. The stones are fondly called ‘Denmark’s birth certificate’!

The Jelling Monuments Information

  • There are plans of moving the stones into a nearby museum. This might take place in early 2016.

How To reach The Jelling Monuments by Public Transport

  • Jelling, Vejlevej v Skovgade bus stop
  • Jelling, Kollegievej v Vestergade bus stop

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Things to Know Before Visiting The Jelling Monuments

  • 95% of people who visit Billund include The Jelling Monuments in their plan

  • 61.64% of people start their The Jelling Monuments visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see The Jelling Monuments

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Jelling Monuments

People normally club together Givskud Zoo and The Randboldal Museum while planning their visit to The Jelling Monuments.

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The Jelling Monuments, Billund Reviews

  • The grounds are beautiful but the museum can't be missed. Free entrance and one of the best thought out and laid out museums! Very interactive

  • The birthplace of Denmark - UNESCO World heritage site with big rune stones.

  • Impressive and immersive. High quality intro to such an important site for European and World history

  • Amazing rune stones from ancient times. Well worth a visit and if you book a tour you get the full story that finishes up inside the church revealing where the bones of the ancient king lies :)

  • Turned into a fantastic place and experience.

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