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.

Facts & Stats on Gamla Uppsala

Go Historic ID
319304
Names
Gamla Uppsala
Dates
6th C

Visitor & Contact Information

Resources for Gamla Uppsala

  1. Official Website of Gamla Uppsala Official website.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Gamla Uppsala - Uppsala, Sweden