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.
April 20, 2017
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.
June 11, 2016
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…
January 28, 2016
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.
September 30, 2015
Site of ancient Viking mounds, a rustic church and museum