Uppsala Cathedral 2017-05-28T08:43:20-07:00

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Uppsala Cathedral

Uppsala Cathedral, picturesquely situated near the Fyris River, is the largest and tallest cathedral in all of Scandinavia. It was built in the French Gothic style and construction work began in around 1270, with consecration taking place in 1435.

The coronations of several Swedish kings took place here and it contains the tombs of several kings and other dignitaries, including King Gustav Vasa and Linnaeus. After the Reformation, it became a Lutheran church and is the Seat of the Archbishop Of Uppsala, the Primate of Sweden.

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