Walking in the landscape above the caves you will see some characteristic depressions of the surface of the area, for instance in the area above the cave entrance. At some places the sink holes have developed as...

The limestone of the Caves of Mønsted dates back to the same period as the limestone of Bulbjerg and the upper parts of Stevns Klint. That the limestone of Mønsted reaches the surface is due to a...

From late medieval times until the 1820´s no big changes took place in the caves. From a hole formed like a shaft you gained access to the limestone. A ”hewer” loosened the limestone and the ”carriers” transported...

As the inhabitants of Mønsted became Christians more than 1000 years ago they at the same time got them selves a new extra source of income, ”lime quarrying and lime burning”. The new religion required churches preferably...

In the tunnels you can observe an approximately 25 cm thick layer of flint in the layered limestone. This is the so called layered flint that you can see at 1 metre intervals. The layers of flint...