The Old Town in Mariestad


The old town

Get acquainted with Mariestad and the old town. With its old buildings from the 18th and 19 th centuries 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.

The cathedral

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.

Contact information

Mariestads kommun

54230 Mariestad
Phone: +46-501755850


Opening hours

The Cathedral is open

1 September - 30 April 08:00-16:00

1 May - 31 August 08:00-20:00

Public transportation


The tourist office has a booklet with map and description over the old town.