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Rakni's Mound

Jessheim, Jessheim 2050, Norway
+47 952 40 821
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A very nice place to visit

I enjoy taking children of all ages to Raknehaugen. This gives me a chance to tell them a little... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
reise-tanta-di
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Lafayette, California
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A very nice place to visit

I enjoy taking children of all ages to Raknehaugen. This gives me a chance to tell them a little... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
reise-tanta-di
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Lafayette, California
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Jessheim, Jessheim 2050, Norway
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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 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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