Göteborg Things to Do

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  • 1. Riverside & canals

    Paddan boats have been cruising the canals of Göteborg for years, and are much of a concept. I have taken their tours many times, and still find it great fun! The best part is the fact that you travel...

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  • 2. Liseberg

    Liseberg is an amusement park for children, young ones and older ones. It has something for everyone no matter what your interests are. It kffer some 35 different rides ad other attractions like...

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  • 3. Götaplatsen & Art Museum

    The art museum o Gothenburg is located in a central area of this city. The building is a piece pf art itself, nice architecture. It has permanent exhibitions and collechtions from 15th century until...

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  • 4. Haga quarters and Church

    Okay, if there only is one place you'll take your girlfriend/boyfriend for a romantic walk, Haga is the place! The Haga quarter is a small area, but you won't need anything more. The streets are small...

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  • 5. Slottsskogen & Natural History Museum

    No, there are no lions roaming free in Sweden. However, the Natural History Museum in Gothenburg is well worth a visit. It was founded in 1833 but moved to its current building in 1921. It details...

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  • 6. Trädgårdsföreningen

    I have to admit that although I see the Botanic Garden in Gothenburg a lot, it's only on my way to a new football game... This because the garden is situated next to the football stadium Gamla...

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  • 7. Avenyn

    4 out of 5 stars

    If you are in Göteborg for any amount of time, you are sure to find yourself on the Avenyn (the Avenue) at least once, if not more. Formally called Kungsportsavenyn, it is the main street running...

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  • 8. Opera

    Goteborg's Opera House was inaugurated in 1994. It was built after plans of the architect Jan Izikowitz and is nowadays one of the most modern buildings in the city. The classical style auditorium has...

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  • 9. Maritiman Maritime Centre

    Unfortunately I was feeling REALLY tired and my feet were killing me by the time I reached this museum at Lilla Bomen so I decided I'd go back the next day if I had time, which in the end I didn't.....

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  • 10. Universeum

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is something for the whole family! You can easily spend 4 hours within the museum exploring, experimenting and just enjoying. The different parts of the museum where you have the exhibitions...

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  • 11. Fish Church

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Fish Church (Fesekekorka) is the fish and sea food market of Goteborg. The building was opened in 1874 and resembles a church. It was an architectural experiment of military man Victor von...

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  • 12. Other churches

    The Christinae Church (Christinae kyrka) is Goteborg's German church. It was inaugurated in 1648 and named after queen Kristina. After a fire the church was rebuilt in 1748. The 42 bells were...

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  • 13. Downtown

    A museum giving you the history of medicine from the Antiques until today, always with some exhibition on a hot topic. The permanent collections are from the 18th century and onwards and show hospital...

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  • 14. Masthuggskyrkan Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Masthuggskyrkan i truly a landmark in Gothenburg. Not only can you see it from most part of the city because of its location, it is also some of the most "Gothenburgish" places to go. In the middle of...

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  • 15. Botanical Gardens

    The Botanical Garden was conceived and planned by the municipality of Gothenburg (Göteborg) in the 1910's as a botanical garden with an extra emphasis on horticulture. The area in total is 175...

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  • 16. Maritime Museum / Sjöfartsmuseet

    The Sailor's Tower was erected to commemorate the sailor's who lost their lives at sea during the First World War. On top of the Sailor's Tower there is a figure of the sailor's wife. The 62 m tall...

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  • 17. Kronhuset & Kronhusbodarna

    The whole block was originally built for the army as a warehouse. The big red building was built in 1642-54 in dutch style. 1660 there was a parliment in the building that Charles X summond for....

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  • 18. Archipelagos

    There are several tips already for the Archipelago on VT. It is a very nice area and I have to say that you didn't see Göteborg if you miss this. If you go there you can use the tram ticket for the...

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  • 19. Other excursions

    August Abrahamsson's home is a shining example of the interior design of the late 19th century. The castle holds handicraft and woodwork exhibitions, Midsummer celebrations and a Christmas market. The...

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  • 20. Marstrand

    The bus to here takes about an hour. You'd love the scenery as you approach the water & see all the boats, etc. Next, you jump onto a ferry (using that same 24-hour ticket) to cross over to the...

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  • 21. Älvsborg Fortress

    The Göteborg area was part of a much-wanted piece of land, which was fought over by Swedes, Danes and Norwegians, and as a result, the city and surrounding areas were fortified. One such fortification...

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  • 22. Domkyrkan / Göteborg Cathedral

    What to do when the city's biggest church has burnt down, twice? Build it up again, of course. Domkyrkan (the cathedral) is the result of those two fires (1721 and 1802) and is today the biggest...

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  • 23. New Ullevi Stadium

    The New Ullevi is a bit wrong to say, since the huge stadium in Gothenburg was built for the World Cup 1958. But it was no matter what more new than Old Ullevi, which was built in the beginning of the...

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  • 24. Fortresses

    The Crown Fortlet (Skansen Kronan) is one of the three fortresses which were built during the 17th century to protect Goteborg. Nowadays it houses a military museum of uniforms and weapons. The Crown...

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  • 25. East India ship

    Outside Göteborg, on its return from China and India, the East India company ship called Götheborg sunk just a little outside the harbour in 1745. Luckily, no one was killed but much of the cargo sunk...

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