• Discover the Viking age at Birka

  • The Monument of Ansgar

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    The Monument of Ansgar

  • Birka the Viking City

    A World Heritage since 1993

Discover the history – visit Birka

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.

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Upcoming events at Birka

Upcoming events at Birka

Discoveries & activities

New exhibition!

Buried at Birka

Go with boat to Birka

with Strömma Kanalbolaget Båten M/S Victoria

Restaurant & Café

Good food and beautiful views

Birka movie

Come to Birka Birkafilmen