"Millenarian history a 30-minute bus ride away" Top 5 Page for this destination Sigtuna by marielexoteria

Sigtuna Travel Guide: 63 reviews and 192 photos

I first visited Sigtuna with some classmates from SFI (Swedish for immigrants) when we went over to one of their houses for girl talk and some food.

Then today I felt a little bored, took my SL card and hit Sigtuna Stad. What an amazing place to go for, not far from home but still like in another time. It truly lives up to Sweden's oldest (still inhabited) city. A must do for viking and history lovers.

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  • In a nutshell:Rune Stones Mecca!
  • Last visit to Sigtuna: Oct 2007
  • Intro Updated Nov 29, 2007
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Aug 28, 2013 at 2:03 PM

    Mariel, lovely little page about Sigtuna here. I hope you are doing well.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jul 30, 2012 at 10:03 PM

    Nice page!

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    Mar 20, 2010 at 10:52 AM

    ¿Conoces una ciudad que se llama Mariefred, merece la pena Sigtuna?

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2009 at 7:30 AM

    Armchair travelling have taken me many places. Today it was Sigtuna, thks for introducing her to me ;-)

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Jul 27, 2009 at 9:14 PM

    Amazing they have rune stones everywhere...very inetersting place. SFI (Swedish for Immigrants)...must be fun learning new language! Norman :)

  • Regina1965's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2008 at 9:05 AM

    A rune stones Mecca, interesting. Love the cats :) Regína

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Dec 14, 2007 at 12:39 PM

    Thanks Mariel for bringing back sweet memories about this magnificient town which I happened to visit recently. Great VT-job!

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Nov 9, 2007 at 10:29 PM

    Cute town indeed :-)) It is high on my list for my "next time" in Sweden. Have you been to Mariefred yet - this is heaven for you if you like these old phone booths and "old Sweden" :-))

  • Toshioohsako's Profile Photo
    Nov 6, 2007 at 5:52 AM

    nice, i have not yey visited this museum. Toshio

  • Elena77's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2007 at 1:14 PM

    150 rune stones in that area?? Seems like this is just another place in Sweden I've got to visit! ;) Cheers, Elena


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