Tisselskog Rock Carvings

Tisselskog, Sweden

The rock carvings at Högsbyn, Tisselskog are Dalsland’s largest and most extraordinary ancient site and also one of the largest in the country. The carvings are situated in a beautiful natural setting, also a nature reserve.

The site includes more than 50 rock areas with more than 2,500 Bronze-Age carvings. 3,000 years ago these symbols were chipped into the soft stone and it is believed that Högsbyn was a sacred location, used for religious ceremonies.

Near the site is the old farmhouse, with a cafe and exhibit inside, where you can also book a guided tour.

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Founded: 3000 BC
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Sweden
Historical period: Neolithic Age (Sweden)

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Be Ja (2 years ago)
Stop with wind protection
Peter Montfrooij (9 years ago)
A small train stop that is used by the DVVJ during the summer. There is a little shelter here.
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