Uppsala Castle

Local nameUppsala slott
LocationUppsala, Sweden

Uppsala Castle is a 16th-century royal castle in the historic city of Uppsala, Sweden. Throughout much of its early history, the castle played a major role in the history of Sweden.

The medieval Archbishop's Castle in Uppsala was close to the site of the present-day Archbishop's Palace, west of the cathedral, and was confiscated by King Gustav I Vasa during the protestant reformation. King Gustav I ordered the construction of the renaissance castle in 1549, on the present site on a hill south of Uppsala Cathedral, with the old Archbishop's Castle being used for building material and subsequently demolished.

Uppsala Castle was built during the time Sweden was on its way to become a great power in Europe.

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Opening hours

Uppsala Art Museum:
Tue: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Wed: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Thu: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri - Sun: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Guided tours of the Uppsala Castle (Tue - Sun):
English: 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
Swedish: 12:15 p.m., 2 p.m.

Admission

Museum: free admission

Guided tours:
Adults: 90 SEK
Children (6 - 9): 20 SEK

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uppsala_Castle

Official Website http://www.uppsalaslott.se/

Uppsala konstmuseum http://www.uppsalakonstmuseum.se/

Email info@uppsalaslott.com

Phone +46 18 54 48 11

Address Drottning Christinas Väg 1E, 752 37 Uppsala, Sweden

Coordinates 59°51'12.419" N 17°38'6.592" E

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