Gamla Uppsala Church
According to reports from the medieval chronicler Adam of Bremen (who was never actually here), a vast golden temple graced Gamla...
The seat of Western culture, according to Olof Rudbeck’s 1679 book Atlantica, was Sweden: specifically, Gamla Uppsala. Rudbeck...
Gamla Uppsala Museum
Gamla Uppsala Museum contains finds from the cremation mounds, a poignant mix of charred and melted beads, bones and buckles. More...
For a cool view over the city, head to the 6th-floor bar inside the huge, blocky Concert Hall.
Next to the unexcavated flat-topped moun called Tingshögen (Court Mound), at Gamla Uppsala, is Odinsborg, a restaurant known for its...
Lonely Planet review
Follow signs from the grave mounds to Disagården, a 19th-century farming village turned open-air museum consisting of 26 timber buildings and a platform stage that serves as the focal point for Uppsala’s Midsummer celebrations.