UNESCO added Gammelstad church town to their world heritage list in 1996 - motivated by its outstanding universal value and its relevance to all mankind.

The Gammelstad site is the world's most extensive and best preserved example of a church town, with more than 400 church cottages gathered around a medieval stone church.

Gammelstad Visitor Centre
Opening hours December:
Monday - Thursday 12-16
Saturday - Sunday 12-15
Closed 21-26, 31 December

Open-air museum Hägnan
Country store open 8-9
16 Dec at 12-16.