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.

Facts & Stats on Gamla Uppsala

Go Historic ID
319304
Names
Gamla Uppsala
Coordinates
59.896880° N, 17.627821° E

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Gamla Uppsala (Uppsala, Sweden)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015