People and Places of the Past

Photograph Gallery: Uppsala Domkyrka

Uppsala Domkyrka is the largest Cathedral in Scandinavia. Building started in the thirteenth century and was completed in the fifteenth. It was built around a shrine to Saint Erik, the patron saint of Sweden and a twelfth century King and contains significant medieval carvings and wall paintings as well as rune stones.

The West Front of the Medieval Domkyrka (Cathedral) of Uppsala in Sweden

Uppsala Domkyrka from the South

Medieval Corbel depicting fighting with falchions and bucklers

Medieval Stained Glass Window

Medieval Wall Paintings showing the martyrdom of St Eric

Viking Age Rune Stone

I have also written a medieval fact sheet on Uppsala Domkyrka. To view or download your copy, please click here.

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