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Anundshög is Sweden’s largest burial-mound, 9 m high and 64 m in diameter. The mound is from the 10th century, and although it is said that King Bröt-Anund is buried there, it has never been proven. For centuries this area was a cultural centre for the entire west Mälardalen region.

Do & See

Västerås is a city rich in history, culture and entertainment. There is Anundshög, the burial mound, that dates back to the 900s. Västerås Cathedral, whose oldest parts are from the 13th century, a popular modern concert hall, interesting museums and plenty of fun activities. Engsö, Tidö and Västerås Castles, Vallby Open Air Museum and Kyrkbacken are some of the obvious attractions, as well as Lake Mälaren with its rich boat life. The list is very long and there really is something for everyone here in Västerås.