Side Trip: Stockholm to Uppsala

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