Biskops-Arnö was a palatial residence of the archbishop of Uppsala, built in the first half of the 1300s. After the Reformation it was left to decay and finally demolished in the early 1700's, when the present main building was erected. For nearly 200 years Biskops-Arnö was a seat of Colonel in the Royal Regiment.

In 1956 Biskops-Arnö moved to the foundation of the Association of the Nordic Institute, who placed there a Nordic education institute and a college. Biskops-Arnö is a great destination that offers both nature and culture. Make sure to visit the Gothic hall, a room with limestone player and grand pillars - a remnant of the old bishop's castle. Visiting groups can book a meal or coffee at Biskops-Arnö college who also have hostel during the summer.

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Founded: 1300s
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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