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Fyrkat Viking Centre - Hobro - Denmark - Historical museum - Fortress - Buildings - European Tourist Guide - euro-t-guide.com
The Fyrkat Viking Centre consists of two locations just outside the town of Hobro. The first site is at the original "Viking fortification" which dates more than 1,000 years back. This site mainly consist of a huge circular earthwork, which made up the outer wall of the fortress. The other site contains a number replicas of Viking houses, where it is possible to see how the Vikings lived. 
 
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One of the Viking houses at the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro. The houses are replicas of old Viking houses.

One of the Viking houses at the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro. The houses are replicas of old Viking houses.
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A Viking age upright loom can be seen in one of the Viking houses at the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro.

A Viking age upright loom can be seen in one of the Viking houses at the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro.
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A sign showing the layout of the old Viking fortress close to the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro. The outer circle is earthwork (with 4 entrances) and the "boxes" inside the circle shows where the houses were located.

A sign showing the layout of the old Viking fortress close to the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro. The outer circle is earthwork (with 4 entrances) and the "boxes" inside the circle shows where the houses were located.
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The earthwork of the old Fyrkat Viking fortress - as it looks today - looking from the inside thru one of the four entrances. The stones in the grass shows where the viking houses were located.

The earthwork of the old Fyrkat Viking fortress - as it looks today - looking from the inside thru one of the four entrances. The stones in the grass shows where the viking houses were located.
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A blacksmith working at the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro.

A blacksmith working at the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro.
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The Viking ship at the playground of the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro.

The Viking ship at the playground of the Fyrkat Viking Centre in Hobro.
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