Nässja Stone Ship

Vadstena, Sweden

Nässja Stone Ship with 24 stones is one of the largest Iron Age stone settings in Sweden. Th is 44m long and 18m wide. There is also 23 other ancient relics around.


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Founded: 500 BCE - 400 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Sweden
Historical period: Pre-Roman Iron Age (Sweden)


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Lars Anveland (11 months ago)
Fantastic Domarring in the middle of a cow paddock with oak trees. Loose cows walk in the pasture. Nice to lean against a rock with the sun on your face and drink coffee that you brought with you.
Stefan Stöhr (12 months ago)
Problems arise from the lack of a parking lot. We parked the car at the edge of a dirt road. A plaque provides information about the burial ground. Primarily cremation graves were found here. The burial ground was examined and restored in 1953. The center is a stone setting, which consists of large stones and was probably used as a legal remedy. There are also individual standing stones, burial mounds and a square burial complex. Danger! Cows live here. You shouldn't get too close to this one. If you keep a distance, the animals do not disturb the human visitors.
Gunnar Sand (3 years ago)
Interesting! Worth a visit.
Kenneth Tisell (3 years ago)
Beautiful place with a really big referee ring, or if it's a ship setting. At least it's solid building blocks and a cool place. Today you had to be a little careful and keep an eye out as a half-grown bull calf was grazing in the area together with its mother. He was a bit mischievous and would love to be buffed if given the chance.
Sara Karlsson (3 years ago)
Free entertainment. Hard to park but great energy.
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