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Guided tour 90min at Old Uppsala mounds and old Uppsala church

By Sweden History Tours
Price is £34per adult


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1h 30m
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Paid sick leave for staff
Guides regularly wash hands

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  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level

  • Near public transport

  • Service animals allowed

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Departure time: 12:30 PM

  • Returns to original departure point

  • If you want a mask, you are welcome to have it.

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

What you can expect

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Stop At: Gamla Uppsala, Gamla Uppsala, Uppsala County

Visit old Uppsala mounds with a knowledgeable guide in the area of Vendel and Viking times and hear about excavations, finds and stories related to the large burial grounds in the area. Hear about Gamla Uppsala kungshögar, amongst the most powerful in the country, and the place Gamla Uppsala.
Much new has emerged in recent years' excavations.
Hear about the farms around and its function, about the excavations and finds, dates of the finds and how the people lived at this time.
We walk around old Uppsala mounds, and visit old Uppsala church if it is open

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Gamla Uppsala Kyrka, Disavagen 8, Uppsala 75440 Sweden

Hear about the finds under the old cathedral and its history.
Near the church there are various exciting plateaus where Uppsala's large long halls stood during the 500s and 800s and where various exclusive workhouses with gold, silver and all-precious stones in the form of grenades from Sri Lanka were found.

If the church is open, we visit the one where we see medieval statues, frescoes from the 15th century, sacrificial log 12th century etc. This was the earliest cathedral in Sweden excluding Danish Lund, and one of the earliest beehive seats in Sweden after Sigtuna, already in the 1130s.

Duration: 40 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Activity Location

  • Uppsala Uppsala län

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Church of Old Uppsala, Disavägen 8, 754 40 Uppsala, Sweden
    • Uppsala Uppsala län

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