10 July 2010

Greby burial ground, Tanum, Sweden

If you follow the road no. 163 from Tanumshede to Grebbestad in Tanum municipality, you will find the signs to Greby burial ground on your left side just before you come to Grebbestad. The spire of Grebbestad church can be seen in the background in 2 of the photos above.

Greby is described as "the strangest burial ground in Bohuslän", and is dated from 200-600 AD. According to legend, a group of defeated Scottish raiders are buried there.


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