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Experience an exciting history


Vasaborgen is a summer open museum in the 16th century ruins of the original Uppsala Castle that Gustav Vasa (also known as Gustav I) constructed in 1549. Among the ruins, you will learn about the Vasa kings and their fascinating fate. Gruesome acts were committed here, including the horrible Sture Murders of 1549.

Don't forget to visit Gräsgården, the private royal garden on top of the bastion. Please visit web for opening hours and current guidings. Vasaborgen can arrange guided tours for groups, companies and organizations. Wedding ceremonies can also be performed in this historic environment.

NOTE: Vasaborgen is a ruin and unfortunately not suitable for disabled people, except for the entrance and ground floor.

By the entrance you can buy souvenirs from Uppsala, Uppland and Sweden.



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