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Address: Hjarup, Lund 245 65, Sweden
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New town, old style

It's a nice neighbourhood that shows "how it used to be" in the area. It's an interesting walk to take.

Reviewed 7 March 2017
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Lund, Sverige
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46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for a Xmas market in december. The market was worth the visit but Jakriborg itself was a disappointment. Seems like something that would be interesting to visit but there isn't realy anything do except wander around and look at copies of medieval building exteriors. The surrounding area is even worse, on two sides an abandoned industrial area. There is... More 

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On the move
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148 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It's a nice neighbourhood that shows "how it used to be" in the area. It's an interesting walk to take.

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Lund, Sweden
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This little town was planned to resemble a medieval German village with its typical architecture. People live there, children play there, folks visit to cafe or the bakery -- it is real life, not just a replica. You can wander down small, winding cobblestone streets and admire the various houses: each one is different from the others drom the number... More 

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Boliden, Sweden
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1,025 reviews
811 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Very nice suburb, 3 min by train from Lund, or a bit longer if you decide to bike! This place was built to look medieval, to resemble the coastal cities in the Baltics. Very beautiful for a nice promenade.

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Stockholm
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1,592 reviews
538 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 366 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The feeling is almost surreal.The area is mainly characterized by the pointed steeply pitched roofs, the winding streets and alleyways, and the façades and color scheme evocative of cities in Denmark, Germany , rather than to the rest of Scandinavia.But somewhere it is a refreshing construction projects that deviate from the norm.Sometimes it's easy to forget that you are walking... More 

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Taby, Sweden
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Some nice architectiual houses, streets and Alleys but it lacks real atmosphere. Walk the open Squares and small streets and you almost beleive that you are in the midst of historical Europé, but just - almost.

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Lund, Sweden
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I went there to visit the Christmas faire and the medieval touch gave something special to the ambiance.

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Lund, Sweden
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

It`s fantasic to find something like this in Sweden. Old fashioned buildings , small streets,a lot of entertainments and of course many small shops with street food and things for Christamas. But you can´t find wine( glühwein) or something like that. a nice place to visit in Christmas time. of course you can go there every season . just take... More 

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Thank Ove L
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165 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic architecture, it's built like an mediaval town. We were there for the christmas market and that created a nice ambiance.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Studying urban planning and environment the visit to Jakriborg was especially interesting. I really like the idea behind this little village (and it's well worth reading up on for anyone who visits too), however it still lacks some human life during the day, when most residents are working elsewhere. It really has potential and I hope to come back in... More 

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