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Jelling's status as a major tourist centre can be attributed to the events that took place here in the 10C. At the height of the Viking period, during the reigns of the founders of the Danish dynasty (Gorm the Old and his son Harald Bluetooth), this was the throne of the royal family, as the two impressive burial mounds and two rune stones confirm.
Tourist attractions Jelling : Things to see and do
The two stones stand before the church (12C), which is flanked by a pair of burial mounds and embellished with ancient frescoes. The inscriptions on the stones show that the smallest was made by "King Gorm in memory of his wife Thyra, the penanc..