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Hästholmen labyrinths

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Rogsta
Other references to the location
The west part of Hästholmen outside Hornslandet, Hudiksvall
Coordinates
lat=61.735194467426, lon=17.465188577326
61° 44' 6" N, 17° 27' 54" E
Description

Labyrinths, four different types and

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sizes. Near by are the remains of birdcatching devices and old fishing huts.

Narrative

Labyrinths were laid out by sailors, to catch the storm. They have different sorts of layouts. The entrance is facing different directions. Often there is a special elaborated feature in the middle. Around the Baltic Sea, they can be medieval, but can also be made later. The oldest labyrinths can be found by the Mediterranian sea and are from the Bronze Age.

Attraction
Ancient remains and a beautiful scenery
Availability
Boat
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
No information on the spot
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
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