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Högarör 2015
Högarör 2015 | Photo: GuidebookSweden (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Mini-Map of Sweden with marker at Karlshamns Kommun


Grave mound from Bronze Age near Karlshamn

The grave mound Högarör from the Bronze Age (1500–500 BC) is located on the Stärnö peninsula, about 4 kilometers southwest of Karlshamns city center.

The grave mound was piled up with stones from the surrounding boulder fields on a hill of about 50 meters. The impressive size of Högarör with about 30–40 meters in diameter and a height of 5 meters let assume that this had been the tomb of a chief.

To get to the grave mound, you can park your car in a small parking lot (56°08'43.5"N, 14°50'42.9"E) before reaching of Stärnö beach. From there follow the red signposts for about 500 meters.

Södra Stärnövägen
374 31 Karlshamn
56°8′57.4″N 14°50′42.3″E

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