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Ragnvalds grav

Passage Grave

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Latitude:58° 9' 13.01" N
Longitude:   13° 38' 15.81" E

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This passage grave is the biggest in scandinavia, and
the chamber is 16 x 2.5 metres, and the passage is about 11 metres long. One of the wall stones in the chamber is over 6 metres long.

this passage grave, together with Klövagårdens gånggrift, Logårds kulle and Haragårdens gånggrift is north of the road, while the farms is on the south. It has been accepted that this configuration has been the same since the stone age, which makes the road Sweden's oldest that is still in use.

Info board on site in Swedish and English, antoher one at the parking spot in Swedish, and some English and German.

How to get there:
From the city of Falköping, take road 47 southeast for 4.3 kilometres, then turn left at the blue sign "Karleby".
Drive for 1.5 kilometres and there is a parking spot on your left.
Posted by L-M K
22nd September 2009ce