Visit Lund - Best of Lund

Founded by the Danish King Sweyn Forkbeard, Lund is one of the oldest cities in Sweden. Here you will see fusion of the old and the new! City’s thousand year old history blends in with the modern architecture.

When you visit Lund, take your time and explore the City at your own pace – take in the beauty of the scenic surroundings, stroll on the cobblestone streets, visit the Lund Cathedral – one of Sweden’s most visited church, be overwhelmed at 7000+ varieties of flowers in the Botanical gardens, take a look at the ruins of one of the oldest churches of Lund and appreciate the art and history at various museums in the City or visit Lund University - established in 1666, and is still one of the major learning centres in Scandinavia!

Lund travel guide can be easily obtained from the tourist information centre at Botulfsgatan.

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Facts and Stats for Lund*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lund

    Know the pollution level of Lund before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 32.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.63 (Moderate)
  • Lund: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lund for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lund.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.61 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.07 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.14 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.93 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.58 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 39.86 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.66 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.75 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.68 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 49.29 (Moderate)
  • Living in Lund - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.06 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 78.71 (High)
    • Pollution Index 45.5 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.25 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 71.03 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.56 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lund

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lund

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 102.31 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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