"Falun" Falun by MikaelPersson
Falun Travel Guide: 27 reviews and 77 photos
Falun, with 55 000 inhabitants is located about 230 km's northwest of Stockholm and is known for the world heritage coppermine that is about 1000 years old.
Also included in the world heritage is the 3 parts of town which consist of old wooden houses that people still live in. It's an experience just to walk around the streets and see how people lived 2-300 years ago. And still do!
In Sweden Falun is known for it's wintersports and Lugnet is a big sport/recreation area. There you can do just about anything that has to do with sports.
- Pros:Old buildings
- Cons:Boring people
Gamla (old) Staberg is a flourishing mine-owner's estate near Falun and is one of the best preserved in the area. There... more travel advice
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