Ottarshögen is an large burial mound built in the 6th or 7th century AD. According the folk legend, it is a grave of ancient Ottar Vendelkråka, the king of Svealand in the early 6th century. Archaeologists have anyway dated it to the Vendel Period. The mound is 37m wide and 6m high.

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Founded: 500-600 AD
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Sweden
Historical period: Vendel Period (Sweden)

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Jonas Lyckman (3 months ago)
Fint kungshög från skiftet mellan folkvandringstid och Vendeltid. Parkering uppe vid bygdegården.
ronny rönn (9 months ago)
Rickard Björklund (2 years ago)
En av de större gravhögarna i Uppland, men inte så mycket att se i omgivningen om man bortser från Vendels kyrka
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