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  • What can I do on a rainy day?


    The sky opens up and rain pours down. But do not let that stop you from discovering Gothenburg, because there's lots of waterproof activities.


    In Gothenburg there are many interesting museums - a number where you can spend a whole day. For the younger crowd is often Universeum and Maritime Museum favorites but also the Museum of Art and Röhsska Museet displays to suit both large and small.

    Another favorite in the rain tends to be shopping and in Gothenburg there are several large shopping mall. Nordstan, NK, Arkaden and Kompassen are all in easy reach of each other in the city center.

    Here are some tips on waterproofing activities in Gothenburg.

  • Arkaden

    Arkaden

    FREDSGATAN 1, GOTHENBURG

    Arkaden is the place to be if you fancy stylish shopping and bold fashion.

  • Game on!

    Game on!

    Challenge yourself and your friends to a game of billiards or bowling. Try your luck at the casino, show your talent at a karaoke scene or test your accuracy in darts. Here's a guide to 10 of the city's best venues.

  • Hasselblad Center

    Hasselblad Center

    FREE ENTRANCE WITH GOTHENBURG CITY CARD

    There are between 5 to 6 photo exhibitions yearly from both swedish and international photographers including the exhibition of the prestigious Hasselblad Award winner.

  • Kompassen

    Kompassen

    FREDSGATAN, GOTHENBURG

    On Fredsgatan, in the heart of Gothenburg city, you can find 20 shops with a strong emphasis on young fashion. Come, feel and try out the latest trends in clothes, shoes, hair, games and much more.

  • Museum of World Culture

    Museum of World Culture

    FREE ENTRANCE WITH GOTHENBURG CITY CARD

    How big is your world? This is the place where you come face to face with the unexpected. Sincerity and depth, sharp design and global issues.

  • Nordiska kompaniet

    Nordiska kompaniet

    ÖSTRA HAMNGATAN 42, GOTHENBURG

    Situated in the heart of the city, NK’s four storeys and 45 departments of fashion, beauty and interior design is one of Gothenburg's biggest shopping venues. Here you can find a mix of leading Swedish and international brands.

  • Nordstan

    Nordstan

    NORRA HAMNGATAN, 404 28 GOTHENBURG

    Walk under the roof of the largest Nordic shopping centre, Nordstan. Check off all of your Christmas shopping list in one go and have plenty of time left over to spend with each other.

  • Röhsska Museum

    Röhsska Museum

    FREE ENTRANCE WITH GOTHENBURG CITY CARD

    Sweden’s Museum of Fashion, Design and Decorative Arts. See temporary exhibitions on design, colour and function. The museum also exhibits Chinese handicrafts, 18th century furniture and tableware and Japanese design.

  • Saluhallen

    Saluhallen

    At the biggest indoor market in town, Saluhallen, you find spices, coffee, cheese, fruit and other delicacies from all over the world. Saluhallen is home to around forty shops and places to eat.

  • The Maritime Museum and Aquarium

    The Maritime Museum and Aquarium

    FREE ENTRANCE WITH GOTHENBURG CITY CARD

    The Aquarium offers something for everyone with an interest in the sea and navigation. The exhibitions at the Maritime Museum of Göteborg tell 400 years of maritime history.

  • Universeum

    Universeum

    FREE ENTRANCE WITH GOTHENBURG CITY CARD

    At Universeum Science Centre you can discover space, the rainforest and the ocean – all in one day! The award winning centre has seven floors filled with cool experiences, exciting challenges and knowledge.