Gamla Uppsala Church, Gamla Uppsala (Old Uppsala), Uppland, Sweden

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Where: Uppsala Län, Uppsala, Sverige

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When: 01 January 1885

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Gamla Uppsala church, built in the middle of the 12th century. On the site stood in ancient times a pagan temple (or a banquet hall). Old Uppsala was a place of cult, marketing and justice, central in the old realm of the Swedes.

Gamla Uppsala kyrka, som byggdes i mitten av 1100-talet. På platsen stod under forntiden ett hedniskt tempel (eller en gästabudshall). Gamla Uppsala var en forntida kult- marknads- och tingsplats som var ett centrum i det gamla Sveariket.

Parish (socken): Gamla Uppsala
Province (landskap): Uppland
Municipality (kommun): Uppsala
County (län): Uppsala

Photograph by: Severin Nilsson
Date: 1880 - 1890
Format: Glass plate negative

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Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
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    • 12/Jun/2010 14:40:54

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Sweden before 1950, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    • 12/Jun/2010 14:41:02

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Svenska kyrkor - Swedish Churches, and we'd love to have this added to the group!