The UNESCO certification of Himmerland's two impressive ring forts, Aggersborg and Fyrkat, stands as a recognized hallmark, affirming these historical sites as valuable world heritage. Aggersborg and Fyrkat are integral to Denmark's unique past, representing an era of Viking grandeur and influence. The UNESCO certification underscores the importance of preserving and conveying this cultural heritage for future generations, offering international recognition to these historical testimonies of the Viking age in Himmerland. In addition to the 2 ring forts in Himmerland, the certification also encompasses Trelleborg, Borgring, and Nonnebakken.
When you visit Aggersborg and Fyrkat, you step into the Viking world and witness their impressive architectural prowess. Aggersborg, Denmark's largest Viking fortress, presents an imposing circular rampart with a diameter of about 240 meters. You can stroll along reconstructed moats and behold the spectacular view of the landscape that was once the Vikings' realm.