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Address: Rikssalen, Uppsala 753 10, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 18 54 48 11
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Commanding view of the city, the grounds were well maintained. The only open part is an art museum, which we found somewhat lacking as far as art. Also quite the climb to get to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska

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Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not one to give bad reviews but this visit was for me extremely disappointing. It's an interesting part of Swedish history as the sture murders took place there but there's barely any information on it or any kind of exhibition (the museum of the cathedral houses the clothes they wore but little else) You couldn't tour the castle either.... More 

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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visitors on a weekend break will be disappointed to find this attraction closed on a Monday . We returned on Tuesday and enjoyed the art gallery which takes up much of the castle .The building overlooks the city and can be seen from all around - I was expecting something more historic

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Commanding view of the city, the grounds were well maintained. The only open part is an art museum, which we found somewhat lacking as far as art. Also quite the climb to get to the museum area; felt like we had missed a turn of something.

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Toronto, Canada
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181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The castle, which doesn't even look like a castle is big and red, that's all that will strike you but it has no other value or attributes. It is a long building with no character . It stands tall on the hill, you can see it from everywhere but i guess only curiosity brings you closer. Nothing spectacular. The place... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The castle exterior is nice and gives you a commanding view of the city. The interior is an art gallery but gives you know feel of the castle. I liked the art but missed learning about the castle.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great view of town, palace entrance limited to art museum which is limited in it's display but gives an idea of what the palace was like.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Walking from the station we got our first glimpse of this magnificent edifice, its coloured hue beautifully set against the deep blue summer sky. Strolling along the minor hillock it was great to progressively see its vastness. On reaching the summit the sheer extent of its grand facade was evident. Wonderful panoramas are to be seen, both on the way... More 

1 Thank permia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Castke construction was initiated in 1549 by king Gustav Vasa. Today is there several museums. In time of our visit there were cyclocross racing mark.

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Caloundra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

It was lovely for me as I had never been in snow before. You can't go into the castle. We went the family who are locals and they told us about its history with out them I don't think it would have been a very short visit.

Thank Christina F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Impressive garden, with a beautiful view of the surroundings. Castle is placed high, which gives view over the area. Castle contains a cafe

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