Friday, August 3, 2018

Birka and Hovgården | Sweden

Birka and Hovgården is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Sweden.

The Birka archaeological site is located on Björkö Island in Lake Mälar and was occupied in the 9th and 10th centuries. Hovgården is situated on the neighbouring island of Adelsö. Together, they make up an archaeological complex which illustrates the elaborate trading networks of Viking-Age Europe and their influence on the subsequent history of Scandinavia.


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