Uppsala is Sweden’s fourth largest city with a population of about 200,000 inhabitants. Unique cultural treasures and an exciting history are to be found in the city of knowledge and inspiration. Uppsala has retained its small-town charm while offering a big city’s selection of shops, restaurants and other entertainment.

Uppsala has many historical attractions. Among the most famous are:

  • Uppsala Cathedral, the largest cathedral in Scandinavia
  • Uppsala Botanical Garden, one of Sweden’s eldest botanical gardens
  • A unique anatomical theathre built in the 1600’s
  • The town home and garden of Carl Linnaeus
  • Uppsala Castle from the mid 16th century

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However, Uppsala is not only known for its traditions. Today Uppsala is a dynamic industrial and commercial city where knowledge, ideas and entrepreneurship are at the center. The city’s geographical location with only 30 minutes to Stockholm-Arlanda international airport and 40 minutes to Stockholm has made Uppsala an attractive place for meetings.

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