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Fascinating site.

This is a beautiful place to go for a walk. The farmland surrounding you,the little pond and the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
BSkaug
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Jessheim, Norway
via mobile
Short hike

Short hike to a viking grav. There is a pond near by, tables and a lot of grass to run around. So... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann-Charlott M
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Jessheim, Norway
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16 Sep 2018
“Fascinating site.”
1 week ago
“Short hike”
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoy taking children of all ages to Raknehaugen. This gives me a chance to tell them a little about prehistoric burial practices, how mounds were constructed and who might have been buried there. There are several smaller burial mounds around Jessheim though this is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Short hike to a viking grav. There is a pond near by, tables and a lot of grass to run around. So should be great for families

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to go for a walk. The farmland surrounding you,the little pond and the size of the burialmound. You'll find the amazing story on site. Walk around, or over the top for a nice view, and you'll find a nice area...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoy taking children of all ages to Raknehaugen. This gives me a chance to tell them a little about prehistoric burial practices, how mounds were constructed and who might have been buried there. There are several smaller burial mounds around Jessheim though this is...More

2  Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoy taking children of all ages to Raknehaugen. This gives me a chance to tell them a little about prehistoric burial practices, how mounds were constructed and who were buried there. There are several smaller burial mounds around Jessheim though this is the largest...More

1  Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Rakne or the anglezised "Rakni" is some hocus locus local lore, no doubt passed down through the last few hundred years from some Ol' grandpa telling his grandchildren a story. Fact is we don't know who was buried there. We do know on the other...More

Thank Magnus M
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

This is a burial mound with deep history. The setting is beautiful with a small lake nearby. It is also a good destination for a pick nick and for swimming. You are unable to drive a car up to the site but biking is ok....More

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Reviewed 25 June 2015

Altough theres not much to see here, its a nice place for a quiet walk in nature. The barrow itself is pretty big, and theres some tables and benches, great place for a picnic. Nearby theres a small lake where you can go for a...More

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