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  The sipsetting - Tjelvars Grav
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Near Boge on the east side of Gotland you can find this shipsetting called Tjelvars Grav (The Grave of Tjelvar).

According to thefolktale, the first person living on Gotland for about 6000 years ago was called Tjelvar, and this is supposed to be his grave, made by stones in the shape of a ship.

The shipsetting have the length of 18 meter and the width of 5 meter.

Directions: From Visby, take road 147 towards Slite and then turn to road 146 towards Gothem. Then look for the signs on the right hand of the road

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  • Written Jan 21, 2004
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