Skegriedösen Dolmen

Trelleborg, Sweden

Skegriedösen is a well-preserved stone chamber tomb surrounded by seventeen stones. The dolmen is set to be around 4500-5000 years old.

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Founded: 3000 - 2500 BC
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Sweden
Historical period: Neolithic Age (Sweden)

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Sarah (2 years ago)
I don't think it's really worth driving there, quite nice if you come a long way
Henrik S (2 years ago)
An interesting place and here you can fantasize about what it was like 5000 years ago. It has required organization and quite a lot of force to get the stones into place. The site is aligned with a unique procession route that archaeologists found a few km to the north and runs in the direction of Svedala. Around Skegriedösen is an open landscape and you can see far in all directions. Today's E6 between Trelleborg and Malmö runs right next to it with speeding cars in a different era.
Michael Pold (4 years ago)
Hard to say if this is anything, it probably depends on how you look at it. History is always exciting, but truth be told there's not much to see here. A few words on what you're looking at and the place itself. If you have a casual interest in the subject, I don't think this is worth going out of your way for, catch it if you happen to pass.
Jochen Gößl (4 years ago)
Beautiful burial ground, the individual megaliths are very impressive. Worth a visit, especially because of the size of the facility.
Lars Svensson (5 years ago)
Little stones otherwise nothing worth seeing.
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