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Discover Gothenburg

Gothenburg is located near the beautiful West Coast archipelago.

Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden, the history of the city goes back to 1621 and was founded by Gustav Adolf II. Today Gothenburg has an exciting mix of historic buildings and contemporary architecture design as the Opera House or the Skanska Skyscraper.

The Gothenburg Opera House offers opera, dance, concerts and musical under one roof, and has a library with 15 tonnes of sheet music. It is also possible to book a guided tour and have a nice lunch at the quayside. 


Go Shopping in Gothenburg

In Gothenburg, there’s a bewildering variety of clothing and designer boutiques with a large number of local designers and vintage stores.  They are all within 15-minute walking distance of each other. “Ny Haga street” is the main shopping street. You will find interesting shopping malls, and one of the biggest in the Nordic countries, Nordstan, is located in Gothenburg. 


Culinary Gothenburg

In Gothenburg, the atmosphere is easy going and relaxed.  A strong café culture reveals itself in the tones of cafés, which often serve their own roasted coffee. Gourmet restaurants offer amazing food and famous for fish dishes, because of the sea nearby.

Gothenburg is also well known for concerts and festivals. The large arena for music and festival lies just right of the city centre. The famous Electronic Dance Festival takes place every summer. More intimate club events and DJ performances can be found at the city’s bars and nightclubs.


Fun and sightseeing

Gothenburg invites to all kinds of amusements, but the famous family and entertainment park of Liseberg is a "must see". Here you will find all kind of entertainments and well known for impressive flowers.

The islands outside of Gothenburg make up one of Europe’s most beautiful archipelagos. They comprise around 10,000 beautiful granite islets, rendered almost smooth during the ice age. Take a sightseeing boat, lay back and feel this fresh air of the sea, even take a swim if the season. The archipelago invites to adventures of all kinds, like kayaking or fishing.


Culture offers in Gothenburg

As a museum lover, Gothenburg will spoil you. Museum highlights to be mentioned, The Maritime Museum, Museum of Volvo, Gothenburg Museum of Art or the Universeum.

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Enjoy Gothenburg

Liseberg Amusement Park

Liseberg Amusement Park

Beautiful memories are created in the amusement park every summer.

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Gothenburg Museum of Art

Gothenburg Museum of Art

The Gothenburg Museum of Art has one of the leading collections of Nordic art from the turn of the 19th century.

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Gothenburg Archipelago & Islands

Gothenburg Archipelago & Islands

The Gothenburg Archipelago stretches along the coast like a string of pearls.

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Gothenburg Universeum

Gothenburg Universeum

Welcome to the largest Science Centre in the Nordic countries

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New Älvsborg Fortress

New Älvsborg Fortress

New Älvsborg Fortress is probably the most well-preserved fortress in Sweden.

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Gothenburg Maritime Aquarium & Museum

Gothenburg Maritime Aquarium & Museum

The Gothenburg Maritime Aquarium & Museum is one of the "must see" attractions especially for families in Gothenburg.

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Fish Hall Market

Fish Hall Market

The fish market hall Feskekôrka, (‘fish church’ in Swedish) is an indoor fish and shellfish market where you can buy all kinds of seafood delicacies caught on the day.

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Gunnebo Palace & Park

Gunnebo Palace & Park

One of Gothenburg's most visited vacation spots, beautifully situated near natural areas and lakes, only 15 minutes drive from the city center.

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Top Michelin Restaurants in Gothenburg

Thörnströms Kök

Thörnströms Kök

The inspiration is endless and with our creative people the delights of the table reach great heights – heavenly heights, maybe we can say with a star in our pantry.

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Restaurant 28+

Restaurant 28+

Visit 28+ restaurant and get food and wine experiences for life.

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Restaurant Bhoga

Restaurant Bhoga

Bhoga invites for a unique Nordic food experience in connection with the local seasonally ingredients.

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Recommended Hotels in Gothenburg

Hotel Scandic Rubinen

Hotel Scandic Rubinen

Scandic Rubinen's central location in Gothenburg makes the hotel an ideal place for those who want to be close to Gothenburg's culture, shopping and city life.

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Clarion Hotel Post

Clarion Hotel Post

Clarion Hotel Post in central Gothenburg is unlike other hotels. The historic post office building in central Gothenburg is now an international design hotel with extra everything. Enjoy the spa, rooftop pool, restaurants, bars and conference room.

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Gothia Towers Hotel

Gothia Towers Hotel

Gothia Towers features 1200 tastefully decorated rooms, most of which offer magnificent views of the city.

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Liseberg Amusement Park

Beautiful memories are created in the amusement park every summer.
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Gothenburg Museum of Art

The Gothenburg Museum of Art has one of the leading collections of Nordic art from the turn of the 19th century.
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Gothenburg Archipelago & Islands

The Gothenburg Archipelago stretches along the coast like a string of pearls.
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Gothenburg Universeum

Welcome to the largest Science Centre in the Nordic countries
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New Älvsborg Fortress

New Älvsborg Fortress is probably the most well-preserved fortress in Sweden.
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Gothenburg Maritime Aquarium & Museum

The Gothenburg Maritime Aquarium & Museum is one of the "must see" attractions especially for families in Gothenburg.
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Fish Hall Market

The fish market hall Feskekôrka, (‘fish church’ in Swedish) is an indoor fish and shellfish market where you can buy all kinds of seafood delicacies caught on the day.

Read more

Gunnebo Palace & Park

One of Gothenburg's most visited vacation spots, beautifully situated near natural areas and lakes, only 15 minutes drive from the city center.
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Old City Hall

Make a stop on your sightseeing tour by the historical old city hall.
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Slottsskogen Park

Slottsskogen Park has been a popular recreation spot for the people in Gothenburg for over 100 years.
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Nordens Ark

The Nordens Ark is a spectacular wildlife park with a wide range of exciting animals
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Volvo Museum

The museum includes 8000 sq. meters history of Volvo and the development from 1927 until today.

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Transport in Gothenburg

The Landvetter International Airport is situated around 20 kilometres from the city centre.
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Aeroseum

An enjoyable museum for the whole family.
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Gothenburg Insights

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