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Uppsala Castle (Uppsala Slott)

Rikssalen, Uppsala 753 10, Sweden
+46 18 54 48 11
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Rikssalen, Uppsala 753 10, Sweden
+46 18 54 48 11

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Put on your walking shoes and hike up to the castle. You get a beautiful view of Uppsala city in one direction and the botanical garden the other way. Inside rikssalen you enjoy the history of the house. There are a crostatas market in December.

Thank LiWendt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth to when you visit Uppsala It is situated on the hill on walking distance from the town center. The castle was built by the king Gustav Vasa in the 1550s. It was also the scene of a brutal murder in 1567, when King Erik...More

Thank 551tonye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On top of the hill a must see in uppsala. There is a museum (temporary art) and a bar inside the old gate/wall. If you walk a tour trough the city, include this hill!

Thank Martijn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked around this castle and then went down the steps towards the botanical gardens. We did not go inside the castle, but it was an impressive building from outside.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw it only on the outside. Sits nicely on the hill well accessible in the city. Well taken care or and clearly a pride for the city. Good.

Thank Mikakorh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I expected more from this castle. It looks very big from the outside, but the art exhibition takes up a lot of space. I wish it was more about the castle and its history. Its nice to have a walk around tho.

Thank Gu6te
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Take your time inside, and use your imagination while you study the exhibition. You will get a more meagre impression if you just browse around in a hurry, so prepare to use some time there. But you must have the motivation to that. You may...More

Thank KongHans1
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I managed only to walk around it and read a bit about the history of its owners and the history of the city.

Thank Vihren M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Beautfil place and right across from botanical gardens, great for a stroll on a sunny day or sometimes there are exhibits in the castle.

Thank InnaDani
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This castle is the "castle" in which Dag Hammarskjöld, the famous, former United Nations General Secretary, spent his childhood. It was mostly closed for the winter months when I visited, but the "Peace House" (Fredens Hus) was open and is definitely see worthy. It features...More

Thank 1Gerrit48
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