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Gamla Uppsala

Uppsala, Sweden
+46 18 23 93 12
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Uppsala, Sweden
+46 18 23 93 12
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended the midsummer celebrations at Gamla Uppsala. The upside was that we were able to take in this authentically traditional Swedish celebration in a historic setting and walk around the Royal Mounds. The downside was that the museum and tours were closed due to...More

Thank Michaela W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Free parking and no charge to walk around the site. We didn't go into the museum as we were short of time but there is a small charge for the museum. It's an interesting site and a good place to picnic on a sunny day.

Thank jlynch841
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We took a bus from the central station to get here. This historical site is very nice and it is a great place for a walk, bit mystical and somehow interesting. I am not a fan of getting to know museums and history, which this...More

Thank haanahh
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We followed the Eriksleden trail from Uppsala to Gamla Uppsala. It was mostly very easy to follow (we missed one turning but quickly worked it out) and there was lots of see along the way; the walk itself was only about 5 kms. but the...More

1  Thank eastridinglass
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This may not be for everyone, and I found the museum to be sort of 'meh' compared to what is available in downtown Stockholm, but the surrounding grounds have a very strong pagan vibe which makes just walking them an experience. If 'feeling' history is...More

1  Thank Pete K
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This place provides a lot of information about uppsala and how it became what it is now. I also recommend you to go check the church and the mounds near it, you feel back to the past.

Thank Carolina R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Gamla Uppsala (translated means Old Uppsala) is an intriguing place to visit. You will see rune stones some of which are incorporated into the fabric of the church and earthworks which, if there's snow, you can slide down. A couple of miles outside the university...More

1  Thank Fractaleye5
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful. Lovely area to visit. So much history around. Lots to learn. Nice cafe and great restaurant upstairs. Vikings are buried in huge mounds. Very intriguing.

Thank buddymooney61
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Take a bus from Uppsala central bus station to Gamla Uppsala and explore this magic place. Hike to the top and see a nice sunset from above. Also nice old church, cemetery. Worth visit.

1  Thank Rūta A
Reviewed 25 December 2016

During a day trip from Stockholm, we toured the church, viking burial mounds and the church during an afternoon spent at Gamla Uppsala. You can take the city bus directly to/from Gamla Uppsala as well as a cab. The church in Gamla Uppsala is a...More

1  Thank Julie L
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