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Uppsala, located approx. 70 km north of Stockholm, is the administrative center of Uppsala County.The city has about 130,000 inhabitants – and with Sweden’s 4 largest city. It is also one of the country’s main university towns.
Uppsala University was founded already in 1477 – as the first university in Scandinavia. The oldest of the surviving university buildings – Gustavianum (listed in 1622) – contains today a fascinating and rich museum, and is considered one of Uppsala’s most important attractions.
The town is otherwise a number of historic buildings to show off. Most famous is the Uppsala Domkyrka – one of Northern Europe’s largest cathedral (begun in the late 1200’s). The Uppsala Castle (begun in the 1500s) – located on a hill on the outskirts of downtown, is a popular destination.
In Uppsala there are also several beautiful parks – including the 350 year old Botanical Garden and the almost as old Linné-trädgården, named after the famous Swedish botanist Carl von Linné. The mansion Linnaeus’ Hammarby, 15 miles southeast of downtown, is named after him. The oldest parts of this building complex has a history that stretches back to 1330’s.