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Rune stone + rest stop

This was a convenient rest stop en route to Stockholm, with a bonus of an excellent rune stone... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
jmmdownhil
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Informative!

Someone has really done their best to make as much as possible out of this stone. Very good... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
AnnaWallman
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This is the oldest remain of writing on a tall stone. About year 800. Informative in Swedish and English. But some friend lacked more language. Good with shop and bathrooms. As close to Stockholm E4 motorway nice stop for a tourist

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Btorp
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was a convenient rest stop en route to Stockholm, with a bonus of an excellent rune stone exhibit. The stone itself (from the 9th century) is impressive, but more important is the extensive explanation of the history of the stone and its interpretation. A...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jmmdownhil
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It was neat to see an old Viking rune stone with names going back that far in history. But it's literally a some in a churches garden so... That's really it.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank coryw647
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Someone has really done their best to make as much as possible out of this stone. Very good information on large boards in Swedish, with small translation in English beside. A short version in German at the back. Souvenir shop with organic ice cream. Fresh...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank AnnaWallman
Reviewed 7 April 2016

One of the largest stones in Sweden. Nice visit! Placed outside the church and easily accessed. Close to Tåkern, Omberg and Alvastra.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank AnnaH2468
Reviewed 15 August 2015

It's a nice free attraction to visit while you are exploring south of Stockholm. There is a church and a small shop that sells all sorts of great gifts. Note that it's only open September till April with pre booking.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank David I
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Rune rock with the longest rune writing. It is still undeciphered in its meaning. EAsy to find, clean bathrooms, ice cream and a gift shop. there are also picnic tables for bringing your own food.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank BinMcKin
Reviewed 20 June 2015

from around 800. very interesting. close to the road after beeing visting the lake Tåkern. Lunch at Ombergs turisthotell

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank KennethS543
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

This was an interesting place to visit. We didn't take the guided tour but thanks to all the information at the site we were able to learn quite a few things about this runestone.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Nele S
Reviewed 19 February 2014

At july it is guided, then it is more worth a visit, wintertime it is just a ock with some signs. History, yes, but overrated.

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Laponian
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