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Gothenburg, built in the 17th century, when the Swedish Empire was at the peak of its power, was conceived as a trading post. Since Gothenburg did not grow spontaneously for many centuries, but was built in a short time in accordance with the developed plan, accuracy and order are felt in its streets and canals. A new wave of construction in the 1920s spawned cultural meccas such as the Gothenburg Museum of Art.

Let's not forget that Gothenburg is also a sea city, so tourists can enjoy such activities as a trip to the islands of nearby archipelagos or even just a visit to the Maritime Museum. You got a brief idea about this northern city, now let's talk in more detail about what to see in Gothenburg.

Gothenburg Museum of Art

This prestigious museum was opened in 1923, just in time for the Gothenburg International Exhibition. Here you can appreciate works written by artists from all over Europe from the 1400s to the 21st century, inclusive.

But the museum earned wide recognition due to Scandinavian works of art of the XIX century - the works of Edward Munch, Peder Severin Kroyer, Bruno Lillefors and Anders Zorn. Do not ignore the French collection: there are paintings by Gauguin, Picasso, Monet, Chagall and Van Gogh. And lovers of the Renaissance and Baroque are waiting for the work of Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Rubens and Jacob Jordaens.

Address: Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Götaplatsen, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Gothenburg Botanical Garden

Gothenburg Botanical Garden, which includes a nature reserve and arboretum, occupies 175 hectares in the city center. About 4000 of its plants are kept in greenhouses, so at any time of the year there is something to see here.

Inside the greenhouses, among other things, you will see the country's largest collection of orchids, numbering a total of 1,500 copies. In greenhouse conditions, the Easter Island tree also grows - the toromoro sophora, which will captivate any botanist, since this plant has long died out in its natural habitat.

In the arboretum of the botanical garden there are trees from around the world, neatly ordered and tagged. In summer, you can also admire the waterfall and more than 6,000 species of plants in the rock gardens.

Address: Botaniska trädgård, Carl Skottsbergs gata, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Liseberg Amusement Park

This thriving amusement park began operating in 1923. Today, as before, it attracts a large number of visitors. Liseberg has a traditional character, but its line of high-tech attractions is constantly updated. Helix steel roller coasters appeared in the park in 2014, and the modern Valkyria in 2018.

You will definitely want to ride the Balder, a wooden roller coaster that almost every year is one of the best attractions of its kind. Adrenaline rides coexist with children's activities such as carousels.

Quite often, Liseberg hosts large concerts of rock and pop stars with free admission. In winter, the park has Christmas markets.

Address: Liseberg, Örgrytevägen 5, 402 22 Göteborg, Sweden.

Haga District

This is hard to believe today, but this pretty area southwest of the city center used to be a slum with a dubious reputation. Haga is a network of cobbled streets along which are brick warehouses and houses of the same type with wooden facades of the 19th century.

These charming buildings were supposed to be demolished in the 1970s during reconstruction work, but the inhabitants of Gothenburg opposed this. Currently, Haga is the most popular area of ​​the city. There is no shortage of shops, cafes and inexpensive restaurants.

For the Swedes, Haga is just a place that is perfect for a quick snack, for example, drinking coffee with a bun before continuing with your work.

Address: Haga, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Gothenburg archipelago

Since you are in this Swedish city, you can go on a trip to nearby small granite islets of the South and North Gothenburg archipelagos. Take the ferry from Saltolmen and then use this ticket to travel from island to island, visiting colorful fishing villages and old shipbuilding settlements.

You won’t be asked what to do here: ride kayaking in clear water or take a short trip to the reserves. The southern islands, located below the mouth of the Geta Elv River, are sparsely populated and traffic is prohibited there. The northern archipelago is more populated and is connected to Gothenburg by car ferry.

Its constituent island is a great place for fishing and water sports. In addition, you will find a fish museum, several restaurants and rocky cliffs along the coast.

Address: Archipelago of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Slotskogen Park

To the southwest of Hagi is the main park of Gothenburg, which is 137 hectares of calming green spaces. In the eastern part of the park there is an English garden with flowing lawns and paths winding between old trees. The rest of the space was provided by the wild and occupied by linden, oak and beech forests. This park is great for morning jogging.

In addition, there are playgrounds, a mini-golf course and other sports facilities. Since 1876 in the center of Slotskogen there is a zoo, which you can get into today is absolutely free. Here, along with domestic animals - goats, pigs and sheep - live wild representatives of the northern fauna, such as moose, deer and Scottish ponies. There are also aviaries where Humboldt seals and penguins live.

Address: Slottsskogen, Slottskogspromenaden, 414 76 Göteborg, Sweden.

Tradgardsforeningen Park

Tradgardsforeningen Park, which in Russian means “Gardeners Society Park”, can be called the most beautiful in Gothenburg. It was founded by King Charles XIV Johan in 1842, and has not changed much over the past decades.

There are many historical buildings in the park, among which, for example, a pretty coffee house, built in 1874. However, the magnificent Palmhuset, built in 1878 and strongly reminiscent of the London Crystal Palace, deserves special attention.

In June and July, 6,000 rose bushes bloom in the park, and this riot of color and a fabulous fragrance will forever remain in your memory.

Address: Trädgårdsföreningen, Slussgatan, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Scientific and Entertainment Center "Universum"

Near the Liseberg is the scientific and entertainment center "Universum", which is able to interest your child in science in a fascinating way. On the seven floors of the museum complex, the baby will find many interesting things.

This is the Ocean Zone, where sharks, stingrays and other marine life live in huge aquariums, and an indoor rainforest inhabited by colorful birds, sloths and monkeys, and the Kalejdo exhibition, where children learn a lot about criminology, space exploration and laser operation , and Explora is a kind of experimental zone with the ability to use the most advanced technologies.

Listed here is only a small part of what large and small visitors to the Universum Scientific Center will be able to see, touch, experience for themselves ...

Address: Universeum, Södra Vägen, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Avenue Avenue

This wide and luxurious Gothenburg avenue, starting with Kungsportsbron, a bridge over the canal, and diagonally crossing the city, is called simply and uncomplicated - Avenin, i.e. Avenue, Avenue. Avenin was founded in the 1800s to link a new prestigious area located southeast of the center with the old fortified part of the city.

For shopping, visiting nightclubs and restaurants, Avenin is suitable as nothing better. In the daytime, you can go to chain stores and high-end boutiques, and after dark, indulge in fun in all kinds of snack bars and nightclubs.

Address: Kungsportsavenyen, Gøteborg, Sweden.

Feszekierka Fish Market

On the banks of the canal in the center of Gothenburg is the city fish market Feskekôrka. If you want to get literally just caught fish or shellfish, then you need to go here. You can easily take this building for a church, and nothing surprising, because its design was created under the inspiration of Norwegian wooden churches and medieval Gothic architecture (hence the name "fish church").

The market opened in 1874 and at that time was a technical miracle, since there are no supporting columns inside, and the roof is supported by powerful beams. In addition to the malls, there are two high-rated restaurants, several snack options, and even a kiosk where you can taste the oysters you just bought, washed down with wine.

Address: Feskekörka, Fisktorget, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Aeroseum - Museum of the Swedish Air Force

In the military part of Gothenburg Airport there is an object from the Cold War. It is an underground hangar built in 1950-1955. and until the 1990s remained classified. In 2005, this hangar was transformed into a museum of aviation, and it is really a great place to get acquainted with military aviation equipment.

Here you will see a collection of Swedish-made helicopters, fighters and bombers such as the Saab 37 Viggen and Saab 35 Draken. You can climb into the cockpit of many of these aircraft, as well as visit the object’s control room and be at the control panel of the flight simulator.

Address: Aeroseum, Holmvägen 100, 417 46 Göteborg, Sweden.

Maritiman Maritime Museum

In the center of the city, on the banks of Geta Elv, a mini-armada of 15 historical ships is moored. The exhibits of this floating museum are the military and civil marine heritage of Sweden.

Two outstanding ships that you can board aboard are the HSwMS Småland, a Halland-class destroyer launched in 1952, and the HMS Nordkaparen, a submarine that has been in service since 1962 and is known to be almost involved in a collision with Soviet submarine in 1980.

You will have full access to both of these vessels: you can squeeze through tiny passages, climb stairs and go down steep stairs leading to the engine room, the torpedo port, sailors' cabins, in a word, you can feel the taste of life aboard a real military ship.

Address: Maritiman, Packhusplatsen, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Volvo Museum

To the west of the center, on the embankment of the mouth of the Geta Elv River, is a museum dedicated to Sweden’s most beloved automotive brand, founded in Gothenburg in 1927. If you are a fan of Volvo, you will be very interested here, because in this museum you will find almost all the models that have ever been produced by the Swedish concern.

Among the exhibits of the museum are dozens of old cars and trucks that people know and love, as well as not intended for sale concept cars.

Address: Volvo Museum, Arendals Skans, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Getaplacen Square

At the southern end of Avenin, not far from the Gothenburg Museum of Art, is Getaplacen - an outstanding square created specifically for the 1923 International Exhibition. Today Getaplacen is a separate cultural region: in addition to the Art Museum, the city library, city theater and city concert hall, where the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra is based, are also located here.

Many tourists come here to photograph the statue of Poseidon standing in the fountain at the end of Avenin. The image of this sculpture, created by Karl Millis, one of the prominent Swedish sculptors of the 20th century, adorns many postcards with views of Gothenburg.

Address: Götaplatsen, Göteborg, Sweden.

Gothenburg City Museum

The City Museum settled in the offices of the Swedish East India Company in 1861, and the building itself was built in the 1700s. The museum’s permanent exhibits reflect the history of Gothenburg from prehistoric times to the industrial era.

Here you will meet the Vikings who once sailed in these waters, travel to the times of the Swedish Empire, learn about the colossal project of the 17th century, which resulted in Gothenburg. There are exhibits in the museum telling about industrialization and the upheavals of the 19th century, as well as about life and work in Gothenburg at the beginning of the 20th century.

All this is complemented by temporary exhibitions that take a closer look at specific events and topics, such as World War II.

Address: Gothenburg City Museum, Norra Hamngatan, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Masthugget Church

The Mastug Church, dating from 1914, was designed in a Scandinavian romantic style by Siegfried Erickson, who is also the author of the Gothenburg Art Museum.

This church itself is quite large, because its tower has a height of 60 meters. The chosen location - on the top of the rocky hill of Mastug, next to Geta Elv - makes it the architectural dominant of the city. Constantly present on the horizon, it is an outstanding attraction in every sense and it is no coincidence that it has become the emblem of Gothenburg.

Take a look at the interior of the church, which can accommodate more than 1,000 believers. Erickson designed not only the temple building, but also the triptych altar, subsequently made by the sculptor Ninnan Santesson, and the baptismal font, which was created using sandstone mined on the island of Gotland, only in 1991.

Address: Masthugg Church, Storebackegatan, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Skansen Cronan Fortress

At the top of the hill in Haga is part of the old artillery fortification of the city. Redut Skansen Cronan was created in the XVII century and at that time was considered vital, because the military confrontation with Denmark lasted for centuries.

But despite the turmoil that preceded its construction, he never took part in the battles. Today the tower can only be viewed from the outside. You will see its five-meter walls and 23 ports for guns that never fired. The hill overlooks the Haga and Geta Elv. In summer, a stage for concerts is set up here.

Address: Skansen Kronan, Skansberget, Leijonsparres Väg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Elfsborg Fortress

Elvsborg fortress was built on one of the islands at the mouth of Geta Elv in the second half of the 17th century and became the first line of defense of Gothenburg from the sea. Its less reliable predecessor was dismantled. Unlike Skansen Cronan, this fortress did take part in hostilities for a short time: in 1719, it resisted the attack of the Danish and Norwegian fleets.

You can get to the island to see the ravelins, bastions, and guns on a boat that departs regularly from Lilla Bommen. Excursions are held on a historical theme, so actors in old costumes will meet you on the pier of the island. They will delight you with stories of the troubled 17th century for Gothenburg.

Address: Nya Älvsborg Castle, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Museum of Natural History

At the northern entrance to Slotskogen is the Museum of Natural History, which appeared in 1833 and moved to the current building in 1923. The museum has the spirit of the old school, so there are traditionally a lot of stuffed animals. Perhaps only two of them deserve interest, and that is only due to their colossal size.

The first exhibit is a blue whale, which was washed ashore near Gothenburg in 1865. This is the world's only blue whale skeleton installed in the museum building. Another huge animal is the African elephant, which weighed six tons during its life and six meters in height. Of the more instructive exhibits of the museum is “Space Walk” (Rymdpromenaden).

This is a large-scale model of the solar system with planets scattered in a nearby park (and Pluto is even beyond).

Address: Gothenburg Museum of Natural History, Museivägen, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Gothenburg Opera House

On the promenade in Lille Bommen is the Gothenburg Opera House, the construction of which took a long 50 years.The theater was opened in 1994. The postmodern building raises many conflicting opinions, but everyone agrees that the plan is very bold. The opera house boasts not only an attractive form of its building.

Among its other advantages - a well-designed interior, which can significantly reduce operating costs, and a record-breaking short construction time (despite long preparations, this grandiose building was erected in just a couple of years).

During a tour of the theater, you can see the spacious interiors, go backstage and learn about its “smart” equipment. However, you can not go on an excursion, but just come here in season and watch a ballet, musical or opera of the highest level.

Address: Göteborgsoperan, Christina Nilssons gata, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Water Tower "Golden Tower"

On a clear summer day, you can head to the highest point in the city, located in the southern suburbs of Gothenburg. There, on the top of the hill, there is a water tower, built in 1953. At its upper level today there is a cafe.

In this cafe you can not only enjoy coffee with fresh pastries or shrimp sandwiches, but also enjoy the panorama of Gothenburg from a height of 130 meters. Old and new harbors, part of the archipelago and dense forests surrounding the city will open before your eyes.

Address: Guldhedstornet, Dr, Sven Johanssons backe 10, 413 25 Göteborg, Sweden.

Vinga Island

Admiring the ships on the quays of Gothenburg, you can keenly feel the call of the sea. To some extent, to satisfy this intolerable desire will help travel to the small remote island of Vinga. For hundreds of years, Vinga was used by sailors as a guide: the lighthouse appeared on the island only in 1890.

An interesting fact about this place is that the father of the legendary Swedish singer Evert Taube in those days held the post of keeper of the lighthouse, and Taube spent the early years of his life on this island. Vinga is located ten nautical miles west of the entrance to Gothenburg harbor. A pleasure boat Walona will make your round trip as comfortable as possible.

On warm days, bring along everything you need for a picnic. You can grab some swimming equipment if you are brave enough!

Address: Vinga, Sweden.

Delson Lakes

Take the tram from the center of Gothenburg to Tepelsgaten, and then walk a few more minutes and you will find yourself near a pair of lakes surrounded by a dense forest - Lilla and Stora Delsen. These lakes, fed by the Geta Elv River and are reservoirs for the city, promise you a good pastime in the fresh air, in conjunction with magnificent nature.

You can walk, jog or ride a bike along the shores covered with birch and coniferous forests. Communication with wildlife will not hinder the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of civilization.

There is a cafe, a playground for children and a grocery kiosk, as well as places for barbecue and picnics. And in good weather, many residents and guests of Gothenburg go to the popular beach of Stora Delsen. You can also dive off the coastal cliffs to freshen up.

Address: Delsjön, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Magasinsgatan District

Fans of shopping and casual pastimes should visit the trendy, noisy area around Magasinsgatan Street, in the center of Gothenburg, which used to be a place of concentration of warehouse premises.

You can drink coffee while having a bite to eat something tasty, in one of the many street cafes or take a leisurely stroll through shops selling almost everything from accessories for interior design to vintage clothes.

There are many gourmet restaurants in this quarter. At Strömmingskluckan, you must try the traditional Swedish dish - herring with mashed potatoes and lingonberry sauce.

Address: Magasinsgatan, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Factory House Kronhuset

One of the oldest secular buildings in the city, Kronhuset, is a former arsenal built in the Dutch style in 1642-1654. It was here that Karl X in 1660 held the last session of the Riksdag in his life - he died right during the meeting.

In Kronhusbodarn, across the courtyard from Kronhuset, there are workshops for the manufacture of glass, ceramics, silverware and textiles selling their products. Here you will also find the shop of the Gothenburg chocolate factory Choklad & Karamellfabrik: its chocolate balls are able to tempt even the purest angels.

Address: Kronhuset, Kronhusgatan, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Linne District

The Linne district is firmly rooted in its past and its traditions. Previously, this place had an extremely dubious reputation. Now it attracts “creative types” like a magnet and is becoming more and more popular, especially among young people. Linne is famous for its abundance of trendy restaurants and bars, street boutiques, antique shops, and a gallery of modern art. And of course, on these streets you will see many eclectic looking locals.

It is here, on Andra Longdagen Street, that a one-day street party is held annually, organized by local merchants and creative personalities - musicians, singers, dancers. This peculiar festival is an incredible mixture of DJ sets, film screenings, barbecue, clothing exchanges and dance battles in the backyard.

The event is not advertised, and the date of its holding (it can be any day from April to June) is distributed through social networks.

Address: Linné, Göteborg, Sweden.

Hag church

The beautiful Haga Church, built in 1859, deserves to be visited by you. Do not ignore the park behind the church: there is a monument to Raul Wallenberg, the Swedish hero.

Wallenberg is a kind of Scandinavian Schindler: it is believed that during the Second World War he saved the lives of about 15 thousand Hungarian Jews. In 1945, Wallenberg was arrested by the Soviet counterintelligence as the alleged spy and executed after some time.

Address: Hagakyrkan, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Kuggen University of Technology

Near the Science Park is a new attraction of Gothenburg - perhaps the most extraordinary modern building in the city. The Kuggen, or Cog Wheel, resembles the bright red Colosseum, with only triangular windows.

This is the true embodiment of “green” engineering: in addition to unusual windows that make the most of daylight, many other eco-ideas are used here, including adaptive ventilation and interactive heating and air conditioning systems.

Address: Kuggen, Lindholmsplatsen, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Clippan District

Clippan, once a bustling industrial area with glass and foundries, breweries and saltworks, has now been transformed into a pretty attractive heritage center.

It includes the houses of sailors of the XVIII century, the remains of the fort Gamla-Elvsborg, bought from the Danes in 1619, opened by the Scottish David Carnegie brewery (now a hotel) and the chapel of St. Birgitta. Clippan is located near Oskarsledden, about 400 meters east of Elvsborgsbronn.

Address: Klippan, 414 51 Gothenburg, Sweden.

Attractions Gothenburg

The site contains the sights of Gothenburg - photos, descriptions and travel tips. The list is based on popular guides and is presented by type, name and rating. Here you will find answers to questions: what to see in Gothenburg, where to go and where are the popular and interesting places of Gothenburg.

Ullevi Stadium

One of the most extraordinary, as well as the largest multifunctional stadium in Sweden - Ullevi - is located in the city of Gothenburg. It is used for numerous competitions in various sports.

Ullevi Stadium was opened in 1958. Since its inception, the arena has had a design that is far ahead of its time. Its architecture was a breakthrough and a new round in the construction of football stadiums. Despite numerous renovations, the stadium continues to stand out among others with its interesting shape. The total capacity of the arena during sporting events is about 43 thousand people, and during public events, the arena can accommodate more than 75 thousand spectators.

The stadium hosted many championships in athletics, speed skating and football, including the 1958 World Cup. Every year, the stadium hosts dozens of social events, from time to time setting new attendance records.

Gothenburg Landvetter Airport

Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, opened in 1977, has an asphalt runway 3,299 meters in length. This international airport is the second largest in Sweden.

There are two terminals at the airport: for external and for domestic flights. The waiting room is concentrated shops, restaurant and cafe. Near the airport, 500 meters from it, there is a hotel for airport passengers. Also at the airport there are parking, travel agencies, a first-aid post, a chapel, internet, a playground and left-luggage offices. Base airlines are Transwede Airways and TUIfly Nordic.

You can get to the airport by bus provided by Flygbussarna.

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Gothenburg City Airport

Gothenburg City Airport is one of two airports that serve Gothenburg. It was founded in 1940 as a military base, and since then has been operating with just one passenger terminal.

The airport has everything for the convenience of passengers: a medical center, parking, shops, restaurants, a travel agency and bank branches.

The airport has two asphalt runways with a length of 2,036 and 871 meters.

The airport can be reached by buses provided by Flygbussarna. Buses run regularly, but tickets for them are recommended to be bought in advance, because they are not sold either at the airport or on the bus.

It is advisable to arrive at the airport for check-in 2.5 hours before the departure time indicated on the ticket, and to get on domestic flights - 1.5 hours before.

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Restaurant "Solrosen"

Restaurant "Solrosen", which means "sunflower" in Swedish, is located in the center of Götesberg in the Haga district. It used to be what is called a working area, built up mainly by two-story houses of the eighteenth to nineteenth centuries. Restaurant "Solrosen" offers its guests an extensive selection of vegetarian dishes made with the freshest and highest quality ingredients.

Order one of a wide variety of green salads, soup with chanterelles or lasagna with lentils and tomatoes. Try a French vegetable casserole with green pepper sauce garnished with brown rice, pasta or baked potatoes. Unlike most vegetarian restaurants, Solrosen serves wine and beer.

Goethe Alvbron Drawbridge

Goethe Alvbron is a lifting post located in the central part of the city of Gothenburg. It is important because it has important transport routes for trams, cars, bicycles and pedestrians.

The structure of Goethe Alvbron was completed in 1939, and in 1966 its dimensions were significantly expanded. The total length of the bridge is 927 meters and its width is 20 meters.

The Goethe Alvbron drawbridge is the most beautiful in the dark, when it is lit by thousands of lights and pleases with unique views.

Island vrango

The farthest of the South Islands of the West Coast of Gothenburg. We go to the cottage in the suburbs by train, and the Swedes on the ship to the island! A great place for a relaxing holiday, picnics and contemplation of nature. By the way, it is forbidden to drive cars and everything on the island. what's on gasoline. Only bikes! And horses)

Gothenburg Gardeners Society Park

The Gothenburg Gardeners Society is one of the most beautiful and best-preserved 19th-century parks in Europe. The park was founded by King Charles XIV in 1842.

The Gardeners Society Park is known for its magnificent rose garden, in which more than 4 thousand roses of 1900 species grow. In summer, it is especially beautiful here - the garden is filled with colorful and fragrant flowers of various colors and sizes.

A palm house was built in the park, where you can see the rarest species of palm trees and other tropical trees. A visit to the Gardeners Society in Sweden is the best way to approach the Golden Age of gardening.

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1. Feskekörka

Fezekerka is an indoor fish market in Gothenburg, which got its name from the similarity of the building with the Gothic church. It opened on November 1, 1874, "Feskekörka" literally translates as "fish-church." Inside you will find a wide selection of fish and fish products, as well as an excellent restaurant. Fezkekörka is one of the main attractions of Gothenburg.

2. The Haga Quarter

The Haga Quarter is located in the western part of the city and is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Gothenburg, most of the buildings in the area date back to the 17th century. Here you will see charming old houses, narrow cobblestone streets, bookstores, antique shops, bookstores, restaurants and cafes.

3. Museum of Art (Konstmuseet)

The Gothenburg Art Museum has a unique collection of northern art and is considered to have one of the best collections in Northern Europe, including the works of Karl Larsson, Edward Munch, Zorn, Picasso, Chagall, Monet, Rembrandt and many others.

Official website: www.konstmuseum.goteborg.se


6. Skansen Kronan

Skansen Cronan Fortress was built in the second half of the 17th century in accordance with Dalberg's plans. It was introduced in 1698 and equipped with 23 guns, has 4-5 meter thick walls made of granite. Fortress - originally built outside the city walls, today it is located in the center of Gothenburg, on a hill in the urban area of ​​Haga. It was used as a military museum until 2004. Today, Skansen Cronan is a private area and conferences and private parties are held here.

Official website: www.skansenkronan.se


7. Southern Archipelago (Southern Archipelago)

The southern archipelago is a group of islands near Gothenburg, the most famous among them is the island of Wrango. It is a popular tourist attraction, according to old books it is known that the history of Wrango dates back to the 15th century, here you will find a quaint old village, as well as a post office, cafes, shops, a guest house and a restaurant. On the island you will get to know the magnificent Swedish nature in the form of rocky shores and northern beaches.

8. The Botanical Garden (The Garden Society)

Gothenburg Botanical Gardens are one of the largest in Europe, and even got stars in the Michelin Guide, the botanical garden covers 175 hectares and boasts a collection of 16,000 species of plants. Here you can take a walk and relax after a tour of Gothenburg on grassy gardens, in a bamboo grove, Japanese garden, arboretum with forest plants from around the world, rock gardens or greenhouses with orchids.

Official website: www.tradgardsforeningen.se

9. Lilla Boomman (Läppstiftet)

A small boom or fondant, strange names, but these are all the names of probably the most famous building in Gothenburg, the headquarters of Skanska, a tall red and white skyscraper located on the Geta River, the name Small boom is due to the fact that the building is located next to the square a small boom , and fondant because of its appearance. It was built in the late 80s, and you can take the elevator to the top floor, where there is a cafe called Götheborgs Utkiken, where you can explore the city from a height.

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