Uppsala, Sweden

The historic city of Uppsala is located about 70 km NW of Stockholm. The construction of the cathedral started during the 13th century. Uppsala University was founded in 1477.
 

The old university building,
called Gustavianum

The cathedral,
seen from the city center

A rune stone in front of
the university

The summer house of
Carl von Linne

The old cathedral

The river Fyrisån
south of Uppsala

Photos: Susanne Höfner

hoefner@astro.uu.se