UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Denmark

Kronborg Castle, Denmark

Denmark is home to 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 7 cultural sites, 3 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Denmark shares 1 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Denmark are:

  • Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church

    Jelling burial mounds
    The Jelling burial mounds and one of the runic stones are striking examples of pagan Nordic culture, while the other runic stone and the church illustrate the Christianization of the Danish people towards the middle of the 10th century.
  • Roskilde Cathedral

  • Kronborg Castle

    Kronborg Castle, Denmark

    Located on a strategically important site commanding the Sund, the stretch of water between Denmark and Sweden, the Royal castle of Kronborg at Helsingør (Elsinore) is of immense symbolic value to the Danish people and played a key role in the history of northern Europe in the 16th-18th centuries.
  • Ilulissat Icefjord

    ilulissat Icefjord
    Located on the west coast of Greenland, 250 km north of the Arctic Circle, Greenland’s Ilulissat Icefjord is the sea mouth of Sermeq Kujalleq, one of the few glaciers through which the Greenland ice cap reaches the sea.
  • Wadden Sea*

  • Stevns Klint

    Stevns Klint, Denmark

    This geological site comprises a 15 km-long fossil-rich coastal cliff, offering exceptional evidence of the impact of the Chicxulub meteorite that crashed into the planet at the end of the Cretaceous, about 65 million years ago.
  • Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church Settlement

  • The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand

  • Kujataa Greenland: Norse and Inuit Farming at the Edge of the Ice Cap

  • Aasivissuit – Nipisat. Inuit Hunting Ground between Ice and Sea

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