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One of Sweden's oldest stone churches, St. Olof's dates back to the 12th century.
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9 Olofsgatan, Sigtuna, Sigtuna Municipality 193 30, Sweden
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All reviews church ruins for safety reasons rune stones worth a visit oldest town nice place olaf structure wall history bus remains shops stockholm sweden mins drop
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Had a Great day in Sigtuna, quite easy to get to from Stockholm Central by train to Marsha and then bus to Sigtuna. We spent a bit of time walking around the old church ruins of St. Olaf’s, must have been an amazing stone building...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

The church ruins and graveyard runes are interesting to see, and St. Mary's (medieval) Church is right nearby. Sigtuna itself is a picturesque little village with nice coffee shops and gift shops.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful peaceful little town center The church ruins from 1250 are a great photo stop and the city lakeside park is a fun walk and grad a FIKA at one of the restaurant s

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

St. Olaf Church was built in the first half of the 12th century, over the remains of an older stone church. Next to the church wall is the foundations of a small house, which covered a spring or sacred well perhaps used for baptism, as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Beautiful ruins in this really picturesque jewel of a village. With its old houses, small cafes and little shops, it makes for a nice day trip from Stockholm (by train and bus, or by boat during the Summer).

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Interesting looking ruins, but unfortunately you cannot enter the place for “safety reasons”...pity I don’t like cemeteries, but the one around the ruins is interesting

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this interesting old church is no longer available for visiting as the structure is recently considered to be unsound. Therefore you can only view it from outside a chain link fence.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

The ruins were utterly sublime, and we came to Sigtuna by bus just to see them. We were happy to find ourselves in a lovely, albeit tiny, little town. But the ruins look more beautiful in person, even, and have such an atmosphere to them...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

We stopped here en route to Stockholm from Skinnskatteberg. It ended up being a nice place for a fika break and the highlight was the rune stones. Later on in our month-long trip across Scandinavia, we saw other rune stones and now looking back, the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Well preserved ruins of a church (probably one of the oldest in Sweden) dating back to the first half of the 12th century. Unfortunately, for safety reasons, the place is fenced off, but it is worth a visit if you are in the area (especially...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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