Discover the Viking age at Birka
Birka The Viking City
A world heritage since 1993
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Discover history at Birka

Sweden’s first city

Welcome to Birka, regarded as Sweden’s first city. The Viking City of Birka is situated on the island of Björkö in Lake Mälaren, Birka was one of the most important trading centers for Vikings. On the island you can go strolling in the cultural landscape, join a guided tour of the archaeological fields and visit the Birka Museum. You can also visit the reconstructed Viking village with its typical forges and weaving cabins. Book your trip to Birka.

TAKE THE BOAT TO BIRKA

UPCOMING EVENTS AT BIRKA

RESTAURANT SÄRIMNER

NEW EXHIBITION

GROUPS

BIRKA THE MOVIE