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Uppsala Cathedral

Uppsala Cathedral

Uppsala domkyrka (Uppsala Cathedral) is the largest and tallest cathedral in Scandinavia. Construction began around 1270, with consecration taking place in 1435. The cathedral has undergone several major renovations. Sweden left the Roman Catholic Church in the 1500s and this had a major impact on the appearance of the cathedral during various periods. The cathedral's treasures include the reliquary shrine of Erik the Holy and a pulpit from the Baroque period. The Skattkammaren (Treasury) museum is situated in the cathedral’s north tower and is home to to one of Europe’s finest collections of medieval church fabrics.
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Museum Gustavianum

Museum Gustavianum

Museum Gustavianum is the oldest preserved building of Uppsala University. Today it serves as a university museum housing several thousand years of history. The museum's permanent exhibitions are made up of parts of the collections that Uppsala University has gathered since it was founded in 1477. The museum has everything from mummies and Viking swords to art and ancient coins. You will also find scientific instruments and other types of objects that tell the history of Uppsala University and the scientists Rudbeck, Celsius and Linnaeus, all of whom were active here.
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The Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden

Explore Uppsala University's botanical garden, where research, teaching and the conservation of biological diversity go hand-in-hand with beauty, recreation and education. Here you'll find greenery and flowering plants in the Botanical Garden all year round. In Tropiska växthuset (the Tropical Greenhouse), Uppsala's only rain forest, there are banana trees, coffee bushes and orchids, but also plants from deserts and other arid areas. Orangeriet (the Orangery) houses cacti, Linnaeus' bay trees, fig trees and olive trees.
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Carolina Rediviva

Carolina Rediviva

Carolina Rediviva was erected between 1817 and 1841 and is home to Sweden's oldest university library, founded in 1620. Originally three stories high with two mezzanines, the building now spans 12 stories and has about 5 million books and 3,500 shelf meters of handwritten documents. When you walk through the entrance of the library, you will come to the exhibition room, where you can view the famous Silver Bible from the 6th century, musical notations made by Mozart himself, medieval manuscripts and Olaus Magnus' Carta Marina, printed in 1539.
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