Side Trip: Stockholm to Uppsala Day-trippers flock to Uppsala for its green spaces, riverside cafes, and centuries-old cathedral. Budget Travel Thursday, Apr 16, 2009, 2:02 PM The Fyris River flows past Scandinavia's largest cathedral, Domkyrkan. (Ingrid K. Williams) Budget Travel LLC, 2016


Side Trip: Stockholm to Uppsala

The Fyris River flows past Scandinavia's largest cathedral, Domkyrkan. (Ingrid K. Williams)
The umbrella-shaded tables at Åkanten, one of many restaurants that offer daily lunch specials known as dagens rätt. (Ingrid K. Williams)
The name of this footbridge is Västgötaspången, after the nearby Västgöta Nation. (Ingrid K. Williams)
The Stadsträdgården is just one of the city's many parks and gardens. (Ingrid K. Williams)
Svandammen, a pond filled with swans and ducks, in front of Uppsala's imposing castle. (Ingrid K. Williams)
A tarp covers the outdoor patio at Södermanlands-Nerikes Nation, where popular biweekly party nights are held all summer. (Ingrid K. Williams)
This Dombron bridge leads from the restaurant Åkanten and Domkyrkan to the main shopping street of Uppsala, Svartbäcksgatan. (Ingrid K. Williams)
The underpass on Valvgatan, one block from Domkyrkan. This cobblestoned street leads to the river from Domkrykan. (Ingrid K. Williams)
Inside this 15th-century redbrick cathedral, the smell of just-blown-out candles lingers beneath the soaring gray stone arches. (Ingrid K. Williams)
Gamla Uppsala, part of one of the royal burial mounds on the right, and the Gamla Uppsala church in the background. (Ingrid K. Williams)
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