UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden

Drottningholm, Sweden

Sweden is home to 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 13 cultural sites, 1 natural sites and 1 mixed sites. Sweden shares 2 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Sweden are:

  • Royal Domain of Drottningholm

    Drottningholm, Sweden
    The Royal Domain of Drottningholm stands on an island in Lake Mälar in a suburb of Stockholm.
  • Birka and Hovgården

    Birka and Hovgården
    Birka and Hovgården, which are located about 30 km west of Stockholm on the small islands of Björkö and Adelsö in Lake Mälaren, represent complete and exceptionally well-preserved archaeological sites from the Viking Age.
  • Engelsberg Ironworks

  • Rock Carvings in Tanum
    The rock carvings in Tanum, in the north of Bohuslän, are a unique artistic achievement not only for their rich and varied motifs (depictions of humans and animals, weapons, boats and other subjects) but also for their cultural and chronological unity.
  • Skogskyrkogården

  • Hanseatic Town of Visby

    Hanseati Town of Visby, Sweden
    A former Viking site on the island of Gotland, Visby was the main centre of the Hanseatic League in the Baltic from the 12th to the 14th century.
  • Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå

  • Laponian Area

  • Naval Port of Karlskrona

  • Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland

  • High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago

  • Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun

    Falun Mine Area in Sweden
    The enormous mining excavation known as the Great Pit at Falun is the most striking feature of a landscape that illustrates the activity of copper production in this region since at least the 13th century.
  • Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg

  • Struve Geodetic Arc

  • Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland

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