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Ekerö

urban area in Ekerö Municipality, Sweden

36km

59.28317.8

Stockholm

capital of Sweden

55km

59.3333318.06666

Stockholm archipelago

archipelago north of Stockholm, Sweden

124km

59.38718.735

Visby

urban area in Gotland Municipality, Sweden

146km

57.633318.2833
Sights

Upsala-Lenna Jernväg

A heritage railway which stretches from Uppsala Central Station and 33 km (21 mi) east into the Uppsala countryside.

446m

59.8583333317.64861111

Linnaean Garden

The botanical garden was first planted by Olof Rudbeck in 1655, making it the oldest in Sweden. After a period of decline, it was restored and maintained by Carl von Linné and became a major attraction during Linnaeus' own lifetime. In the garden orangery, you can find exhibitions about Linnaeus' successors and disciples. The building in the southern corner of the garden served as the residence of the Linnaeus family between 1743 and 1778. Today, it is a personal museum dedicated to Linnaeus' professional and personal life. Is part of the proposed Linnaean UNESCO World Heritage.

1.2km

59.8622222217.63388889

University Hall (Uppsala University)

Constructed in Italian renaissance Beaux-Arts style and was completed in 1887. Here major university events and occasional public concerts take place. In the hall you will find a café, a shop and a small exhibition about the history of Uppsala University. In the main hall you can also find Uppsala University's comprehensive coin cabinet, but it is only open to the public on special occasions. The controversial aphorism "Tänka fritt är stort men tänka rätt är större" (which translates into "Thinking free is great, but thinking right is greater"), attributed to the 18th century philosophy professor Thomas Thorild, are engraved at the auditorium entrance. The phrase "think right" has been misunderstood as "think as the authorities do". Thorild was however a radical for his time; his aphorism should be read as "think reasonably".

1.7km

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University of Uppsala Botanical Garden

The main garden at the university consists of the Baroque garden, the Orangery and the Tropical Greenhouse. It was planted in 1664 as a castle garden, but, in 1787, it was donated to the university.

1.7km

59.852517.62916667

Uppsala University

research university in Uppsala, Sweden

1.7km

59.857517.62888889

Museum of Evolution of Uppsala University

A natural history museum containing the largest fossil collection in Scandinavia. The museum is divided into a paleontological and a zoological section, housed in separate buildings on the same block. Many of the exhibited objects were collected by Linnaeus' apprentices as they traveled around the world. It also exhibits the largest collection of Chinese dinosaurs outside of China.

2.1km

59.8517.62583333

Uppsala old cemetery

The largest cemetery in Uppsala is a beautiful place for a walk. Notable burials include the national romantic poet and historian Erik Gustaf Geijer; the poet Gustaf Fröding; artists Olof Thunman and Bruno Liljefors; Nobel laureates Kai Siegbahn, Arne Tiselius, Svante Arrhenius and the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dag Hammarskjöld, who died under mysterious circumstances during his tenure as secretary general of the UN.

2.5km

59.8541666717.62222222

Valsgärde

At the bank of Fyris River, there is a small moraine hill which does not look like much to the eye. However, it covers one of the most important Viking-era archaeological sites ever excavated. Between the 5th and 11th centuries AD, this site was used as a burial site. Archaeologists have discovered some 90 graves, including 15 lavish boat burials. Since the same site was used continuously for such a long time period, archaeologists use its findings to compare how the same culture developed over time. Today, there are no noticeable remnants at the site. These can be found at the University museum Gustavianum, in central Uppsala. However, you can still visit Valsgärde to appreciate its beautiful landscape and historical atmosphere.

4.3km

59.9260833317.62633333

Skokloster Castle

Swedish Baroque castle on a peninsula of Lake Mälaren between Stockholm and Uppsala, built in the 17th century by Carl Gustaf Wrangel

9.1km

59.7030555617.62138889

Stones of Mora

The place where Swedish kings were elected from the 13th to the 15th centuries, comparable to the more known Scottish Stone of Scone. The stones can be seen in a small inconspicuous hut by the road side.

15km

59.7977777817.78083333

Sigtuna

urban area and former city in Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden

15km

59.6166666717.71666667

Birka

archaeological site on the island of Björkö in Sweden

31km

59.3361111117.54527778

Adelsö

island in the middle of Lake Mälaren in Sweden

31km

59.3808333317.49611111

Bornsjön

lake in Salem Municipality, Sweden

36km

59.2417.7565

Södertälje

urban area in Södertälje Municipality, Sweden

37km

59.1958333317.62805556

Mariefred

urban area in Strängnäs Municipality, Sweden

58km

59.2666666717.21666667

Ytterby

mine on Resarö, Vaxholm municipality, Stockholm archipelago, Sweden

82km

59.426518.353525

Roslagen

area in Sweden

86km

59.5248818.4082

Ingarö

island in Värmdö Municipality and the Stockholm archipelago, Sweden

97km

59.2666666718.46666667

Ljusterö

An island in the Stockholm archipelago

110km

59.5258333318.62361111

Västerås

urban area in Västerås Municipality, Sweden

122km

59.6161111116.55277778

Finnhamn

settlement and island in Österåker Municipality and the Stockholm archipelago, Sweden

131km

59.477518.81555556

Sundsvall

urban area in Sundsvall Municipality, Sweden

141km

62.417.31666667

Västmanland

historical province in Sweden

145km

59.7516.33333333

Almedalen Week

museum in Visby, Gotland in Sweden

146km

57.640618.2908

Almedalen

urban park

146km

57.6405555618.29083333

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Uppsala

Sweden
Uppsala, archaic spelling Upsala, is a university city in Sweden. Uppsala is not only the capital of Uppsala County, but, with a population of 160,000 in the city and a total population of 225,000 in Uppsala Municipality, it is the country's fourth-largest city. It was once the political and religious centre of Viking-era Sweden, became seat of the Church of Sweden and is the home of the largest church in the Nordic Countries, the Uppsala Cathedral. Uppsala University was founded in 1477 as the first Nordic university.

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