Gamla Uppsala, Uppsala

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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
319304
Short URL
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Names
Gamla Uppsala
Address

Uppsala, Sweden
Coordinates
59.896880° N, 17.627821° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015