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Address: Hjarup, Lund, Sweden
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Mon 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Suburb built to lokk Medieval

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jan L
Taby, Sweden
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Taby, Sweden
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

Thank Jan L
Lund, Sweden
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

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

Thank Karl E
Lund, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 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 

Thank Ove L
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159 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 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.

Thank Niclas F
Copenhagen, Denmark
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 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 

1 Thank frkPopo
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332 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

The whole idea about building a Medieval town in this flat part of Sweden, is incredible - and brave! I'm a Swede and I have been in Jakriborg several times to show friends. It's so hard to believe that this Medieval housing estate really exists! Already the name is funny. Jakriborg consists of two namnes and a place from a... More 

1 Thank AroundTheWorld000
Bucharest, Romania
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Nice place in Lund to take a stroll and look at the beautifully preserved medieval buildings. Really recommend it.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

You find this special place that revives a building style from the historical period dominated by Hansean city states around the East Sea not close to the sea and a harbour, but in open country close to a train station. Besides the buildings ttemselves there is not much to be seen or experienced - especially you should not expect to... More 

Thank Gunnar G
Lund, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I live here, so it's a bit surreal. I love the town, it's so pretty...but visit soon , since it's not well kept and it's sort of dead. It has such a potential. The owners do not take in show keepers or small businesses ,unfortunately, in all the empty and potential shops.

1 Thank AlmhultGrodan
Hong Kong, China
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323 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Go here to take photos and stroll around. Or go here for dinner or when there is an event. Christmas market is always good

2 Thank Calle K

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