Castles & Forts

Hammershus Castle

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Gamleborg Fortress

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Lilleborg Castle

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Rispebjerg Ring Fort

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Borgen : Borgehoved

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There are at least seven fortresses on Bornholm that have been known throughout historical times. There may in fact be many more, they just haven’t been discovered yet. For more information in English you can read:

Bornholm’s fortresses: status and perspectives from the Neolithic to Medieval Periods by Finn Ole Sonne Nielsen and Benny Staal

The seven known fortresses are indicated by red stars.