In the 1950s, the museum excavated several dwellings and burial sites from the Iron Age and Viking era, located at Lindholm Høje, just north of Aalborg in Nørresundby.
A similar fortress was built at Trelleborg in Slagelse.
The perfectly circular fortress originally included 16 buildings.
Read more about Viking Center Fyrkat here Near the Limfjord close to Aggersund, you will see the remains of Denmark's largest Viking fortress.
The fortress had an important strategic meaning, since one could control all traffic from the sea both from East, West and North to Norway.
In North Jutland, you will find many interesting Viking sites carefully preserved to give you an authentic experience of what life was like in the Viking Age.
On this peaceful hillside is the largest Viking burial ground in Scandinavia.The main industries on the island include fishing, dairy farming, and arts and crafts such as glass production and pottery using locally worked clay. There is an especially large number of Denmark's round churches on the island.The oak house from the fortress was reconstructed by hand using Viking carpentry techniques and tools.There is also a reconstructed working Viking farmstead on the site.The remains are circular with a diameter of 240 meter with 48 buildings inside.) is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, northeast of Germany and north of the westernmost part of Poland.