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Trip to Uppsala

Uppsala is the capital of Uppsala County which holds the reputation of being the fourth largest city of Sweden. Lying 70 km north of the capital city of Stockholm, this less renowned city is the seat of the Uppsala municipality. The tourists coming to Sweden can stay in this city for some days, to experience the beautiful faces of this North European country. The city is gifted with a population of less than 150,000 people. Getting in to Uppsala is possible by various means.

You can board on the train from Stockholm which will take you in just over half an hour. The travelers willing to connect with this city can drop at Arlanda Airport and avail Bus 801 which stops at Uppsala central station. The transportation system is quite developed offering the travelers all the convenience they look for. Those who have the taste for ancient architectures and interest in knowing about the history of Sweden can count on the Uppsala castle having an array of old paintings. The University Museum is highly popular in Uppsala. The travelers have the rare privilege of witnessing something so elegant in the form of Uppsala Cathedral which is country's Lutheran Archbishop's seat. Since traveling to Sweden is an adventurous experience with its chill climate and rugged landscapes, you can expect the same in this city. The best way to feel the city is to move around it by a bike. The local taxis line up in the squares to serve you. The list of attractions extends further as you visit the Carl Linnaeus Garden, Botanical Gardens, Bror Hjorth's House (housing interesting paintings), and others.

The importance of Gamla Uppsala is known to almost all the people. The old church and the open-air museum is a lovely way to discover the city. This enticing city of Uppsala invites you to participate in the Uppsala Reggae Festival happening every year in the month of March. The popular city of Uppsala in Sweden is full of activity with the scope for swimming at Fyrishov and other outdoor activities. The nightlife of the city is quite pulsating with loads of fun in store. Travel to Uppsala may not be in the mind of the travelers while they are touring Sweden, but once they come to this rich city, they will realize its worth. Unlike other Swedish cities, Uppsala has a better reputation when it comes to safety and hospitable natives.

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