The Viking ring fortress
The Trelleborg (or Trælleborg) just outside Slagelse on the Danish island of Sjaelland, is one out of seven Scandinavian ring castles discovered.
In its day, the defensive structure was settled on a dry land that jutted into the swamp area between 2 rivers.
The swamp was connected to the Great Belt by a lake that at its time may well be navigated by Scandinavian ships.
The trelleborg controlled the Great Belt and its ocean traffic, between the islands of Zealand and Funen.
When you visit Danmark, West Sjaelland, you have to visit Trelleborg.
During the summer season you'll be able to have an eventful day, you'll be able to become "Viking for a day", shoot with bows and arrows, build your own butter, visit the metalworker and build your own jewellery or your own knife and far a lot of
Facts regarding Trelleborg
- The castle was designed by King Harald Bluetooth
- The circular Trelleborg got a diameter of a hundred and seventy meters.
- The defense was fortified with a seventeen meter wide circle of violence
- The gates of the violence is placed poiting to the four corners of the planet
- The tombs square measure found sense things like beads, bronze buckles and game items
- The defense is built of a classy mathematical measuring system