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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Uppsala is the story of ancient Sweden. Burial mounds, old Church, simple restaurant with tasty food, beautiful setting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank fourme2day
Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

I have been in Sweden twice, but this is my favorite place there so far! I really into Nordic Mythology and I was so desperate, I really wanted to see this place and it didn’t disappoint me. So wonderful, we took our time and we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

Peaceful, quiet, a great place for a leisurely stroll. An ideal way to enjoy the clean, delightful Swedish countryside. One of my favorite afternoons in the country.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

Taking a forty-minute train ride north from Stockholm, you arrived at the famous college town of Uppsala. Historically, this is where the Pagan Swedish Kings had their capital. Not far away is the famous Uppsala Cathedral that should not be missed in your journey. Bus...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Marty B
Reviewed 23 August 2019

Now a small village outside Uppsala, it used to be the Viking capital. The burial mounds are impressive, and the church is beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 16 August 2019

We walked around the mounds, saw the old cathedral. The information center was also very good. Approx 1 hr.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mak73
Reviewed 8 August 2019

It was nice to see the mounds in person but from an education perspective the museum was much better.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Peter_Bomberg
Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

The walk around the area is very nice (lots of locals love to come here too). At different places there is information in English about historical events. Small museum

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MarijnHG
Reviewed 31 July 2019

As I like old and historical things, I like this place but if to be honest there is nothing impressive there.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Tatjana O
Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

We walked 5,5km from our hotel nearby the station to Gamla Uppsala. First have not interesting last part really nice. We did like the scenery but the museum not very much. Walking back again and it made a nice day trip.

Date of experience: July 2019
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27 May 2019|
Response from ProfessorKLE | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The museum is open all days Between 10-16 The burial mounds are ”open” all hours as they are not enclosed, so just park and go looking. The church is mostly open, but I was there once when the church was locked. So... More
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Response from peaitaly | Reviewed this property |
The museum closes at 4 p.m.