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Gamla Uppsala

A mythical place

 
 

Gamla Uppsala (Old Uppsala) is one of Scandinavia's most noteworthy areas with ancient remains. It is the site of three majestic royal mounds from the 6th century, one of Scandinavia's largest burial areas and ruins of a cathedral built in the 12th century.

The area is surrounded by myths, with legends of power Svea kings who were descendants of the god Freyr as well as the golden heathen temples, human sacrifices and ancient Nordic blood sacrifices. Today, Gamla Uppsala is a popular excursion sport. You can also visit Gamla Uppsala Museum, Odinsborg restaurant and the open-air museum, Disagården.

 
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Disabled persons:
access for wheelchairs
disabled parking
toilet for disabled persons
 

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