municipality in Uppsala County, Sweden

Knivsta is a municipality just south of Uppsala and the Uppsala countryside, on the Uppland Plains.

SettlementsEdit

  • Knivsta itself
  • Alsike, a suburb of Uppsala.

UnderstandEdit

While Knivsta contains a long heritage with national artifacts (known from the Beowulf poem), the town itself is a modern suburb of detached houses. Knivsta has a larger ratio of children, than any other Swedish municipality.

Get inEdit

Rail between Stockholm and Uppsala

Get aroundEdit

 
Map of Knivsta

SeeEdit

  • 1 Stones of Mora (Mora stenar). A couple of monumental stones commemorating the election of kings during the Middle Ages, until monarchy became hereditary in the 16th century.    
  • 2 Broborg.  
  • 3 Alsike monestary (Alsike kloster).  

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DrinkEdit

  • 1 Train Station Brewery and Tap Room (Stationshuset Medlemspub), Stationsvägen 2. A membership pub in the old station. Serves both their own beers from Train Station Brewery as well as an excellent assortment of beers from Swedish microbreweries. Membership is required but can easily be bought at their website.

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Routes through Knivsta
SundsvallUppsala  N   S  Arlanda AirportStockholm


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