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Gammelstad Church Town
Gammelstad Church Town
Owner description: Of Sweden's 71 original church towns, only 16 are left today. The majority of these have been reduced to a remnant. Gammelstad has the country's largest and best preserved church... more Owner description: Of Sweden's 71 original church towns, only 16 are left today. The majority of these have been reduced to a remnant. Gammelstad has the country's largest and best preserved church town with 408 cottages comprising 553 rooms. The church town presumably arose from a combination of several factors: the long distances, merchants' needs for storage and accommodation at the marketplace, the church stables and last but not least the population's duty to attend church regularly. The oldest mention of Gammelstad Church Town is in Johannes Bureus' depiction of his visit here at Christmas 1600: "All farmers have their cottages near the church at a place they call The Hill". Unfortunately Bureus does not mention the age of the church town, but the first cottages were presumably built in the mid-16th century. Gammelstad Church Town was put on the UNESCO World Heritage List on 7 December, 1996.The World Heritage Committee's reasoning was as follows: "Gammelstad Church Town is a remarkable example of the traditional church town of northern Scandinavia. It admirably illustrates the adaptation of conventional urban design to the special geographical and climatic conditions of a hostile natural environment." The World Heritage area includes the church itself, surrounded by the Church Town, the well-to-do areas, the public buildings and certain sections of the more recent permanent buildings.The church town tradition, i.E. The custom of spending the night in church cottages in connection with church weekends, was a decisive factor for conferring world heritage status. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Isbanan
Isbanan
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Flygmuseet F21
Flygmuseet F21
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
Nederlulea Kyrka
Nederlulea Kyrka
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Norrbottens Jarnvagsmuseum
Norrbottens Jarnvagsmuseum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Restaurang CG
Restaurang CG
Ranked #1 of 102 Restaurants in Lulea
Cuisines: European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hemmagastronomi
Hemmagastronomi
Ranked #2 of 102 Restaurants in Lulea
Cuisines: European, Swedish, Scandinavian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Bistro Norrland
Bistro Norrland
Ranked #3 of 102 Restaurants in Lulea
Cuisines: European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Tapas De Papa
Tapas De Papa
Ranked #4 of 102 Restaurants in Lulea
Price: $3 - $27
Cuisines: Spanish
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Kitchen & Table Lulea
Kitchen & Table Lulea
Ranked #5 of 102 Restaurants in Lulea
Cuisines: European, Scandinavian, American
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Quality Hotel Lulea
3.5 of 5
Quality Hotel Lulea
$103 - $147 (SEK 888 - SEK 1,268)
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Lulea
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Park Hotell
3.0 of 5
Park Hotell
$86 - $163
Ranked #8 of 10 Hotels in Lulea
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2.5 of 5
Lulea Bed & Breakfast Tullgatan
$71 - $85
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Clarion Hotel Sense
4.0 of 5
Clarion Hotel Sense
$134 - $164
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Lulea
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Elite Stadshotell Lulea
4.0 of 5
Elite Stadshotell Lulea
$105 - $170 (€95 - €154)
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in Lulea
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