entre of Vendel (pre-Viking c.500-800AD) power. Large burial mounds. Fine medieval church stands on site of former pagan temple. Good museum/visitor centre. Nice walk from/to Uppsala centre.
This is a little bit outside of the city centre, but totally worth it if you plan on seeing some of the Viking heritage landmarks while visiting Sweden.
This is where the Vikings had their religious seat. Every ninth year, Viking chieftans have gathered here and sacrificed 9 male animals of each kind that was known to them and 9 male warriors too. The Old Uppsala cathedral is still standing here (beautiful medieval wall paintings). The cathedral was…
Famous burial mounds of ancient kings. The museum sells "viking" souvenirs such as drinking horns, and mead. Historical church and model farm from 1800s in the area too.
“The biggest night club in town, still going strong after 175 years in the same building.”
“By the train station, this is a classic in Uppsala. Some sophistication for a special ocasion. About 8min walking. ”
“Nice concerts, on Saturdays in the afternoon in the pub room. The place also have a nice high quality jazz bar, small and cozy. The place serves a genuin strong gulash”
“Water recreation facility with indoor olympic swimming pool, indoor adventure water park, outdoor swimming pools and green areas, gym and group workout, bowling, restaurants, etc.”