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Jelling Stones

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Denmark
Best of: Rock Art
The Jelling burial mounds and one of the runic stones are striking examples of pagan Nordic culture, while the other runic stone and the church illustrate the Christianization of the Danish people towards the middle of the 10th century. [More Details]
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