Anundshög

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This site boasts the largest burial mound in Sweden (14m high and 60m in diameter at the base), probably built between 400 and 700. Thetwo lines of stones forming a double ship , 53m and 50m long respectively, as well as three smaller line date from the year 1000. During the Middle Ages, the site became the meeting place for the people's assembly ( tingvalla ). The king, travelling between Västerås and Uppsala, would arrive by the old road, Eriksgata, which is lined withrune stones and rows of smaller stones.

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720 01 Västerås

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