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


  • Knivsta itself
  • Alsike, a suburb of Uppsala.



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 in


Rail between Stockholm and Uppsala

Get around

Map of Knivsta


  • 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. Stones of Mora (Q304555) on Wikidata Stones of Mora on Wikipedia
  • 2 Broborg. Broborg (Q18454604) on Wikidata
  • 3 Alsike monestary (Alsike kloster). Alsike monastery (Q10406789) on Wikidata


  • 1 Säbysjön. A lake known for its wildlife. (Q18190511) on Wikidata






  • 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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