Gamla Uppsala Uppsala, Sweden

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Gamla Uppsala was one of the most important sacred sites in ancient Scandinavia, hosting human sacrifices and fiery royal funerals. The first Swedish cathedral was built on the ruins of the pagan temple in the 11th century.

Go Historic ID
249553
Best Known As
Gamla Uppsala
Full Name
Gamla Uppsala
Coordinates
59.896880° N, 17.627821° E  (map)
Address
Uppsala, Sweden
Tags
earthworks monument
Uppsala Uppsala County, Sweden
Europe continent
Sweden Europe
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