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Geysir Glíma Restaurant
A restaurant devoted to "trouser grip" wrestling, an ancient form of Viking wrestling that is Iceland's national sport.
Added by gretchenmora
Found: Evidence That a Lavish Burial Honored a Viking Warrior Woman
Turns out they weren't just myths.
September 08, 2017
Hjemkomst Viking Ship
This replica of an 8th century burial ship actually sailed to Norway before returning home to Minnesota.
Added by jlcpaulson
Found: A Viking Toilet, the Oldest Bathroom in Denmark
This new discovery goes against previous ideas of Viking bathroom culture.
June 23, 2017
A stone in Wolin, Poland, marks the possible location of a legendary Viking fortress.
Added by AaronNetsky
Brough of Birsay
This tiny island featuring 9th century viking ruins is only accessible at low tide.
Added by wmorden
Ruins of the Jumiège Abbey
Sacked by Vikings, blessed by William the Conqueror, dealt a fatal blow during the French Revolution—these ruins have it all.
Added by Diviciac
Found: Viking Jewelry Sent to a Museum by an Anonymous Donor
The simple packages also included two Bronze Age axes.
December 29, 2016
Eskilstuna N, Sweden
Sigurdsristningen (Ramsund Carving)
Stone carvings record the Norse myth of Sigurd, providing a glimpse into Scandinavia's transition from paganism to Christianity.
Added by Ehnfors
Jelling Viking Monuments
Mounds, rune stones, and a thousand-year-old church left behind by Denmark's first two kings.
Added by TLara
Urnes Stave Church
An intricately carved Viking church overlooks a glistening fjord.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
Found: A Giant Viking Axe
This axe meant business.
July 22, 2016
Found: A Second North American Settlement That Was Likely Vikings
Satellite imagery led archeologists to a site that shows Viking-like activity.
April 01, 2016
Stave Churches Are All Wood, Dragons, and Beauty
These austere churches mix Nordic dragons with Christian saints.
March 28, 2016
FOUND: The Remains of a 1,500-Year-Old Viking Settlement
December 24, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: Be A Crew Member On A Modern-Day Viking Ship
December 18, 2015
Why Exactly Did the Vikings Flee Greenland?
December 04, 2015
Roskilde Viking Ship Museum
Nordic giants resurrected from the sea and restored to their former greatness.
Added by jjxlite
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