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  • Nordstadstorget by night
    Nordstadstorget by night
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  • Seals (Slottskogen)
    Seals (Slottskogen)
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  • Gustav Adolfs Torg by night
    Gustav Adolfs Torg by night
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  • 1. Walk around

    Goteborg has many interesting buildings constructed in various architectural styles. You can find buildings from the 17th century (e.g. Crown Fortlet) as well as modern buildings like the Opera House...

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  • 2. Haga quarters

    The Haga district was established by Queen Kristina in the mid 16th century as Goteborg's first suburb. It soon became a sort of worker's area as it was mainly harbour workers who lived there. As...

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  • 3. Downtown

    Haga is very old. But there is modern shopping and lots of "happening" there. Excellent walking/people watching opportunities. So many different things to see and do. From water, museums, and food -...

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  • 4. Riverside & canals

    Goteborg is home to Scandinavia's biggest and most important port. Due to its location at the mouth of the river Gota which ends in the Kattegat, it has access to both the North Sea and the Baltic...

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  • 5. Slottsskogen

    Slottskogen (The Castle Forest) is the biggest green park of Goteborg's many parks. It is a nice place for all sorts of recreations. For example the park includes a frisbee golf course, a pool with...

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  • 6. Avenyn

    Goteborg's most famous street is probably Avenyn. The name is just a short form of Kungsportsavenyn. The wide Avenyn links Kungsportsbron bridge in the city centre with Gotaplatsen, where the Art...

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  • 7. Food & Drink

    If anybody is reading this link and you would like to find out or want to contribute about Halal restaurants/meat in Gothenburg area, please write me a msg. I´ve also made a list to halal restaurants...

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  • 8. Coastal daytrips

    Get out of the city. There are some beautiful areas nearby, in the forests north of the city some excellent hiking. I most enjoyed the day trip that I took up the coast to the community of Lysekil. It...

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  • 9. Money

    Compared to Toronto, things aren't as expensive in Göteborg as you might think, and even though there are bank machines everywhere, I'd still recommend keeping a little cash in your pockets just in...

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  • 10. Trädgårdsföreningen

    The Horticultural Society's Trägårdsföreningen is a green oasis right in the center of the city, with a magnificent Palm House and Butterfly House as well as lawns and gardens, cafés and a gourmet...

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  • 11. Archipelagos

    An hour before we arrived in Göteborg very early in the morning, I left the cabin of the ferry and went on deck to see the archipelago and the first bits of Sweden. It was wonderful, I was thrilled by...

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  • 12. Göteborg Pass

    Purchase the Göteborg Pass. (formerly the 'Göteborgskortet') Other than being a cheap yet cool souvenir, it really comes in quite handy. For SEK 175 ($20.00 USD) /day-Adults, (SEK 295-2 days) or SEK...

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  • 13. Websites

    Official City Site International Friends of Gothenburg Great Clickable Street Map Shopping And Restaurants Göteborgs Posten-Online Newspaper Liseberg Amusement Park Local Events Stena Ferry Line D

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  • 14. Paddan tour

    Paddan tour!! A must if you want to learn about the history and culture of this city. And a great way to see the city. Paddan tours start from Kungsportsplatsen and is very close to the Tourist Info....

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  • 15. Liseberg

    I went there in November and there was the Christmas market already. I bought home a herring (Sill) prepared in traditional way and I had a nice walk through the park drinking hot spiced wine. It was...

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  • 16. Café culture

    Have a picnic in the archipelago (see 'musts') and even if you don't have children, a visit to the Slottsskogen park where the locals relax is a must. Otherwise I just love sitting in a street café or...

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  • 20. History of Gothenburg

    Gothenburg was founded in 1621 by the Swedish king Gustaf II Adolf. It was then surrounded by Danish and Norwegian land areas, and was from the start an...

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  • 21. Clean Energy

    This tip isn't exclusive for Gothenburg, it's for several parts of Sweden. One of the main sources of energy are wind farms. This one is south of Gothenburg on...

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  • 22. Where to buy the ticket for the football game

    Hardly any games, except maybe for the IFK Göteborg-Örgryte derby is sold out. But there could be important game, specially for IFK Göteborg, at the end of the...

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  • 23. Safety first!

    Child safety is highly stressed by the Volvo engineers. This weighted helmet was provided for us to try on. It simulates how heavy a baby's head is on it's neck...

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  • 24. The Lay Of The Land

    Sweden is a country which finds itself divided into 21 Counties. One of those Counties is Västra Götaland; located on the west coast which is then divided...

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  • 25. Some helpful adresses

    So, of use to anyone going to Göteborg, may be the city's official homepage at www.goteborg.seFor tourism info you can mail turistinfo@goteborg.comTelephone...

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