Gamla Uppsala, Uppsala

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Known as a mythical place, Gamla Uppsala represents an important sacred site that hosted regular sacrificial rites and fiery burials of royalty. From the 3rd century CE onward, the small village served as an important religious, economic, and political center and was well-known as the residence of the Swedish kings of the Yngling dynasty. Today the site features burial mounds of ancient kings dating from the 5th century CE, a grave field, and the stone church erected over the pagan temple in the 11th century. Work out when and for how long to visit Gamla Uppsala and other Uppsala attractions using our handy Uppsala vacation maker website.
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  • We were there fairly early in the morning and had a nice walk around and read the information signs. The museum was closed because of the health restrictions. The church was nice and had some good.....  more »
  • It was a very exciting visit. There is enough info around in English for you to enjoy the visit on your own. The royal mounds and horserace course, etc are all very nicely maintained.  more »

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