Hellig Hågen

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Hellig Hågen (Holy Hågen)

Hellig Hågen is a monlithic standing stone located in the forest near Lyngvejenn. It has been a gathering place far back in the Middle Ages, and, according to the book Bornholm Place names has also been called“Old Haagen” and “Helled Haagen.” In older times it was customary that when locals drove past the stone, they took off their hats and saluted it. It was believed that the stone would punish those who broke the rules.

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