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Ribe Vikinge Center

Lustrupvej 4, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
+45 75 41 16 11
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Closed in December

Ok, it was closed (meaning that there is nobody at the entrance) but it was possible to go in. Nice... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Mascigab13
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Casale Monferrato, Italy
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Best of the east coast for young families

This place was amazing! Our young kids loved being able to dress-up and participate in everyday... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
kittygolightly
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Bucharest, Romania
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“viking village” (12 reviews)
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Lustrupvej 4, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
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+45 75 41 16 11
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"viking village"
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"outdoor museum"
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"few hours"
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"interesting place"
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"vikings lived"
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"bring your own"
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"great insight"
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"on site"
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"all ages"
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"kids loved the activities"
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"great lunch"
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"viking times"
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"step back in time"
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"young kids"
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Ok, it was closed (meaning that there is nobody at the entrance) but it was possible to go in. Nice representation of a Viking village, with animals (cows still present despite closed). Very nice buildings (but all closed). It is worth a visit, i will...More

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Bjarne C, Direktør at Ribe Vikinge Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thanks for your nice review even though we are closed in winter time. Our season starts again april 23rd 2018. Hope to see you then.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing! Our young kids loved being able to dress-up and participate in everyday Viking 'life'...we didn't get to cook, but they did everything else possible and still didn't want to leave! This place was far less crowded than Legoland, but so much...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

A great place to step back and be a Viking! Lots of activities were going on when we visited. Children were able to mint a coin, dress up in Viking armour and try some archery. There were demonstrations on the different aspects of Viking life....More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Our younger kids loved the activities and the interactions, the teenagers just waited it will end, it was good if the Viking center would address all ages, but currently it is not.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had a nice time here. Was lucky to go the week they had many Viking warriors in the camp and saw them fight etc. Interesting place and also nice setup and seems very realistic seeing people actually living like Vikings. Entry fee is ok,...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This place is a historical must visit. They have viking houses 1000 years old, people recreate viking times there all summer and spring, they have several events.

Thank Dani L
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We visited here during the Viking market week in May, it gives you a great insight to life in Viking days. Very well laid out and the staff were helpful and gave us lots of information about viking culture. The cafe was very good we...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a nice experience where you can learn about the findings in Jutland about viking settlements in history that have been recreated here in Ribe. There seems to be some care in creating an accurate representation of the environment and there are nice descriptions...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

I'm sorry. We didn't get it! "Interactive " people appear to be living statues. No eye contact and ALL looked bored. No interaction at all. I couldn't recommend this. Too expensive for a walk.More

Thank Louise M
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Bjarne C, Direktør at Ribe Vikinge Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear Louise M. I am very sorry about your bad experience. We take the reaction from our visitors very seriously, so I would like you to tell me what day you visited us so I can talk to the "vikings" who was on job that...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Great day - a step back in time. Historic hands getting that feel for how the Vikings lived. See How they lived, cooked, made their own tools, fought like true fighters, raised animals, grew their own food. A great day out in the open. Can...More

Thank Berit F
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T4ndy
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Sorry for the late answer. Yes dogs are allowed in line
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29 April 2017|
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You can also get there by train. It is also about 3,5 hours. When you come to the railway station it is the easiest to take a taxi. But we are situated only 2,5 km. south of Ribe so you can walk on a nice secure footpath if... More
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Response from Jane T | Reviewed this property |
Ribe is on Jutland, the peninsula that extends from Germany. To reach it from Copenhagen you have to cross two large islands and two long bridges. If you were travelling by car it would take you several hours with hefty... More
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