8 Sights in Linköping, Sweden (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Linköping, Sweden. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Linköping, Sweden.

List of cities in Sweden Sightseeing Tours in Linköping

1. Gamla Linköping

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Gamla Linköping is an open-air museum in western Linköping, Östergötland. The open-air museum consists of three parts: the city quarters, Valla gård and Vallaskogen. In the city quarters, all buildings, with the exception of Cloettaboden, which was inaugurated in 2012, have been moved to the museum from Linköping city center. The properties are owned by Kulturfastigheter Linköping AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of AB Stångåstaden The museum operations are managed by Gamla Linköping, which is a profit center within the Culture and Leisure Administration in Linköping municipality In addition to the museum activities that are conducted, about 30 apartments are leased in the properties as private housing and there are also premises for associations, shops and craftsmen. In the area there was until the summer of 2013 the Sjöberg open-air theater, which was demolished and replaced by Folkparksteatern from 1921; this was then moved there from the old People's Park and rededicated on May 9, 2015.

Wikipedia: Gamla Linköping (SV)

2. Trädgårdsföreningen

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The Garden Society in Linköping is a large green and park area in the central part of the urban area, 13 hectares in size. An association for operation and promotion was formed on March 22, 1859 at a meeting at Linköping Castle. According to a sculpture in the park, it was founded by Anders Gustav Svensson. In 1997, the culverted Kärringbäcken that flows through the Garden Society's park began to be restored. During the stream's migration out to Stångån, several ponds have formed. Kärringbäcken has its upflow in Ankdammen, behind the former Soldier's Home. The creek was fully reconstructed in the spring of 1998.

Wikipedia: Trädgårdsföreningen, Linköping (SV)

3. Sankt Lars kyrka

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Sankt Lars Church is a whitewashed church building built in stone in central Linköping, Östergötland County. It is located at Storgatan between Stora torget and Stångån. The church belongs to Sankt Lars parish and Linköping Cathedral. The church was consecrated to Saint Laurentius. Historically, the congregation consisted of rural areas outside the city limits, even though the church was located inside the city on the grounds of the cathedral congregation. The border with the cathedral parish was changed in 1961 and now runs at Klostergatan, one block west of St. Lars Church.

Wikipedia: Sankt Lars kyrka, Linköping (SV)

4. Östergötlands Järnvägsmuseum

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Östergötland Railway Museum is located in Valla outdoor recreation area, Gamla Linköping in Linköping. Here you will find the entire railway history of Östergötland gathered, ranging from narrow gauge vehicles, 891 mm and even 600 mm, to drawing collection from ASJ. In addition, there is a large collection of steam locomotive models of famous locomotives from all over the world.

Wikipedia: Östergötlands Järnvägsmuseum (SV)

5. Stora teatern

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Stora teatern This photo (C) 2006 by Lars Aronsson / CC SA 1.0

Stora teatern in Linköping was inaugurated on 18 December 1903. The house was designed in Art Nouveau style by Axel Anderberg and can accommodate about 400 people. Today, Stora teatern in Linköping is one of Östgötateatern's two houses and where Linköping's theater house is slightly smaller than the theater house in Norrköping.

Wikipedia: Stora teatern, Linköping (SV)

6. Belvederen

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Belvederen is a building in Linköping, Sweden. It is located on Kjettilberget (Kjettil-hill) in the center of the town. The hill reaches 45 m over the lake Roxen and is the second highest point in Linköping. The building is 22 m high and was built in 1881. This gives the visitor a vantage point of approximately 67 m.

Wikipedia: Belvederen (EN)

7. Ansgarskyrkan

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Ansgarskyrkan is a church in the district of Gottfridsberg, Linköping, Sweden. The church belongs to Gottfridsberg Parish and Linköping Cathedral. The parish was split from the Cathedral Parish on 1 January 2006. The congregation collaborates with efs mission association in Linköping, which also owns the church.

Wikipedia: Ansgarskyrkan, Linköping (SV)

8. Linköping Cathedral

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Linköping Cathedral This photo (C) Lars Aronsson / CC SA 1.0

Linköping Cathedral is an active Lutheran church in the Swedish city of Linköping, the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Linköping in the Church of Sweden. One of the largest Gothic cathedrals in Europe, it is situated opposite Linköping Castle, on a site that has been in use as a church since the 11th century.

Wikipedia: Linköping Cathedral (EN)

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