Llangollen [ɬanɡoɬen] is a market town in the county of Denbighshire in north-east Wales, United Kingdom. The town lies on the River Dee at the edge of the Berwyn Mountains. Great economic importance of tourism because the place is located on the main road to Snowdonia in North Wales. There is also some interesting historical relics in the area, which was founded in 1200 Valle Crucis Abbey; the column of Eliseg, a remarkable stone cross from the 9th century; Castle Dinas Bran, celebrations of Welsh princes from the 13th century, as well as a bridge over the Dee from the 14th century.