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Gamla Uppsala

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Address: Uppsala, Sweden
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+46 18 23 93 12
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USD 174.10*
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Stockholm Shore Excursion: Viking History Day Trip from Stockholm Including...
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USD 174.10*
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Viking History Day Trip from Stockholm Including Uppsala

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interesting historical site

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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67 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 place provides plenty information, but anyway it was a very nice visit for me.

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York, England
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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 whole trip took about 3-4 hours as we took it slowly. The snow was still... More 

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Anacortes, Washington
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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 your thing then give it a shot!

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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.

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Thank Carolina R
Uppsala, Sweden
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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 municipality it is the original site of the town. The Church (where I got married)... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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Reviewed 12 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.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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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.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 26 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 lovely building from the 12th century and the viking mounds are also thousands of years... More 

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Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing, one of the best things I've done whilst I was here. Incredible place to visit and spend some time if you're into Nordic and Viking history / culture.

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Vantaa, Finland
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Just outside Uppsala you find the old Uppsala village with old church and graves of vikings. Worth visiting but you need a car.

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