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Address: Rikssalen, Uppsala 753 10, Sweden
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Swedish Lifestyle and Private Walking Tour of Uppsala
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Commanding view of the city, the grounds were well maintained. The only open part is an art museum, which we found somewhat lacking as far as art. Also quite the climb to get to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2016
Mbv9415
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Omaha, Nebraska

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Rourkela, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is very small. Most of section is close during the winter season. Has some special exhibits. From the castle one can see the Uppsala town.

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Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to overview over Uppsala, recommend it for photographers. Very close to other attractions near bay the castle.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

It is a quite short hike but it can be easily done. We did it on nice December evening. Nice view from above. Haven't been inside just stoll around but it is nice enough.

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Kessel-Lo, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Hiking up the hill towards Uppsala castle is something you should do to enjoy the view over the city and to continue the visit to the botanical gardens afterwards. The inside of the castle has not too much to offer. We needed to enter the free exhibition to experience a bit how the castle looks on the inside. Not much... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I'm not one to give bad reviews but this visit was for me extremely disappointing. It's an interesting part of Swedish history as the sture murders took place there but there's barely any information on it or any kind of exhibition (the museum of the cathedral houses the clothes they wore but little else) You couldn't tour the castle either.... More 

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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visitors on a weekend break will be disappointed to find this attraction closed on a Monday . We returned on Tuesday and enjoyed the art gallery which takes up much of the castle .The building overlooks the city and can be seen from all around - I was expecting something more historic

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Commanding view of the city, the grounds were well maintained. The only open part is an art museum, which we found somewhat lacking as far as art. Also quite the climb to get to the museum area; felt like we had missed a turn of something.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The castle, which doesn't even look like a castle is big and red, that's all that will strike you but it has no other value or attributes. It is a long building with no character . It stands tall on the hill, you can see it from everywhere but i guess only curiosity brings you closer. Nothing spectacular. The place... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The castle exterior is nice and gives you a commanding view of the city. The interior is an art gallery but gives you know feel of the castle. I liked the art but missed learning about the castle.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great view of town, palace entrance limited to art museum which is limited in it's display but gives an idea of what the palace was like.

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