Get acquainted with Mariestad and the old town.
With its old buildings from the 18th and 19 th centuries, the surroundings making you catch a glimpse of manners of living in the past.
Stroll around on the cobbled streets and visit old yards reminding you of past time. We suggest you go for a walk in the old town accompanied by our guide map with descriptions over the building.
Rest your feet a while in our impressive cathedral, which still bears its head with dignity even though the bishop has long since moved to Skara.
Mariestads cathedral was built in 1593-1615 in a mixture of late Gothic and early Renaissance style, the church is a noble monument, even though the Episcopal see is now located in neighbouring Skara.