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Frigate Jutland anchor lies on Juelsminde Harbour

More historical attractions

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The Coastal Land is packed with stories and historical attractions. Take a trip back to the Middle Ages, the Viking period or even further back?

Odder Valgmeningshedskirke i Odder
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Signs from the past

Churches are much more than sermons and hymns. They are a reflection of time, because most churches has perserved historical reminiscences. Especially the old medieval churches which are filled with impression artefacts from different eras and exciting stories from old times.

The stones on Hjarnø
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Ancient Monuments & Ruins

Stone ships from the Viking period, the missing anchor from the frigate Jutland or a former ramparts from the war with Sweden in 1658? The Coastal Land stores many remnants from the past. 

The anchor from the Frigate Jylland
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The anchor from the Frigate Jylland

The great anchor from the frigate Jutland is the landmark of Juelsminde, and after having been placed at the entrance to Juelsminde, it was in 2011 moved to the pier at Juelsminde harbor. From its cur...

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Tunø Viking Camp Tunhalla (Vikingelejr)
Photo: Jens Christian Worm Gotfredsen

Tunø Viking Camp Tunhalla (Vikingelejr)

Spend your vacation in an all-new way at Tunø Viking camp and rewind time while enjoying the simple island life with other Vikings.

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Tremhøj Museum
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Tremhøj Museum

Tremhøj Museum offers unique, local landscape archeology. 

Tremhøj Museum provides information and knowledge about ancient history by Horsens fjord, especially containing to landscape archeology at T...

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Unique collection of millions of years old fossils

See some of the world's oldest fossils in a private collection.

Dinosaurs, pre-mammoth elephants and fulgurite, a fossilised lightning, are just some of the unique discoveries you can experience at F...

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Flensborg's widow house
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Flensborg's widow house

At Nørregade 31 in Horsens you can find a house that served as one of the city’s widow houses.

The house was owned by the mayor Andreas Flensburg and his wife Ane Stephansdatter in the last decades o...

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Slaggård Banke
Photo: Hanne Nielsen

Slaggård Banke

A few kilometres south of The Uncovered Bridge and east of the Gudenå valley is a hilly area characterized by ridges with burial mounds on top of them.

In the area Vorbjerge there are several mounds ...

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King Erik Menved's Castle
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King Erik Menved's Castle

King Erik Menved's Castle

In Bygholm park the remains of King Erik Menved’s castle can be found, on a hill called "Slangebjerg" [The Snake Hill]. The castle was constructed in 1313 and used as residen...

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