Lund is the city of wisdom and ideas. The city is dominated by the
university and the more than 30000 students, of which more than 100 % is
using a bicycle. To drive on the narrow, and often oneway roads is
difficult. The streets are still arranged according to the medieval
structure. Lund can be dated back to the 10th centery, when there was a
large settlement at Stora Uppåkra. Findings can be seen at the
historical museum. Wherever one dig in the central city do one have to
an archeological examanition first. In the 1960's did one remove many
old buildings, but the cathedral was kept and is the main attraction of
Lund.In Kattesund did one find remnants of a church, Drotten, which one
kept inside the house built on top of it.
Lund is rich in restaurants and cafeterias.
North of the cathedral is Lundagård, destroyed every fourth year
by the great carnival. Though the old trees in Lundagård has survived
many carnivals. Kungshuset, University house, Academic society house, Palaestra and the
historical museum are all collected here. At Tegnerplatsen is the museum
The art hall show art that many in think is "wrong" art. In Skissernas
museum is drawings and blueprints of art. The most invisible statue is
Intighet ("nothingness") on Krafts torg. During the dark winter is a big
tree near Lundagård dressed in light. Around Bantorget are other
There is no river nor beach in Lund, but in the south is the small
The sewage treatment ponds at Höje å attract many birds.
South of Höje å is the old mill Flackarps
mölla. Near the mill is the old St Lars graveyard where mentally
ill patients who died were buried without names. The relatives were
not very proud of having ill relatives. If one get physically ill, then
the huge university hospital is there to help. Do one do can one be
buried on the North graveyard opposite the hospial.
Died did many during the battle at Lund 1676. There is a monument in
the memory of this bloody battle.
From southeast do one see the siluette of Lund.
When Lund 1990 celebrated 1000-years was oaks planted at Hardebergaspåret.
Nearby is a fire place.
At Hardebergaspåret is a memorial stone.
Tusse was a cat in the 1980s who lived on Fäladstorger. During
the day did he often sleep in the window of the flower shop. Loved by many.
A day in January 1989 was he run over by car. A fund was
created in his memory. It contributed to the monument Tellus where he
lie and study the world.
Mejeriet at stadsparken means music, theater, film, and food.
a somewhat deliberately overgrown plot in Lund. Once a garden built
in the late 1800's by one of Lund's richest men, Carl Holmberg. In the
spring the ground is covered with scilla.
is a 14-century church of brick, and has been part of a monastery. One of Lund's two medieval churches.
a nice little elongated and narrow Museum in Lund. Medical history and how our
is a synchrotron light source fascilty at Brunnshög in northeast Lund.
Röstånga Mölla Skafferi
in Eslöv has a
branch in Lund. Affordable sourdough bread and soup buffet.
Esaias Tegner major Swedish author and poet in the early 1800s, a
professor at Lund University. His home in Lund is now a museum about him.
, teahouse with shop and serving in Lund. Large tea
is located at the Botanical Garden. Several impressive burial
places and famous citizens of Lund have their final resting place
here. Green oasis in the summer.