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This 1914 church is a well-known sea navigation landmark in Gothenburg and a great example of the National Romantic style. Splendid viewpoint. The Architect is Sigfrid Ericsson.
Opened in 1909, Vasa Church is a monumental building in the new romantic style with decorative detail in the Jugendstil.
A neo-Gothic style church opened in 1893. Designed by Helgo Zettervall.
The German church, also called Christinae church, is located in central Gothenburg near the moat. The church was named after Gustav II Adolf’s daughter, Queen Kristina. It was inaugurated in 1748.
The church opened in 1826, and was named after King Karl XIV Johan, who visited the nearby porter brewery a few years before the church was completed.
The church, designed by Theodor Wallin, opened in 1910. It host church services as well as events and concerts.
The city of Gothenburg was founded by King Gustav II Adolf in 1621. A church was built on the same ground as where the cathedral stands today. The church was dedicated in 1633 and named Gustavi kyrka after the king who, in the previous year, had fell in the battle of Lützen. It got its status as cathedral in 1665 and was then renamed Gustavi Domkyrka, called Domkyrkan.
The church opened in 1859, it was designed by Adolf W. Edelsvärd. The church hosts concerts and events as well as church services.
The church Örgryte nya kyrka in neo gothic style from the end of the 19th century. It contains two internationally renowned organs: the English Willis organ in its original state from the 1870s and the Royal College of Music in Stockholm's huge north-German baroque organ.
The quay at Rosenlund has always been a natural pilgrimage for fresh fish for the Gothenburgers. The classic Feskekôrka market hall is simply a must to visit in town. Nowadays the area houses several exciting bars, shops and restaurants. The nearby Kungshöjd area is filled with winding alleys and streets well worth visiting for a cooling drink, a coffee or just to enjoy the spectacular views in all directions.
Styrsö is located in the middle of the southern island and around 1400 people inhabits the island. Here you can find a Post office, shops, cafés, guesthouses and restaurants. There are plenty of places to swim, be that a child-friendly sandy beach, a pier or flat cliffs. There are also great fishing spots on the south side of the island.
Cruise through the beautiful archipelago and fish for mackerel, get a feel of the salty sea on an exciting lobster cruise or buy a fishing permit and go fishing in the lakes around Gothenburg.
Learn more about Gothenburg's fascinating history, visit some of our top sites and discover the locals’ own favourite places.
Gothenburg has a lot to offer and sometimes it’s hard to choose between all the fun. But don't worry! We have handpicked 10 must-dos that you simply can’t miss out on – even when you’re short on time.
Gothenburg has an exciting mix of historic buildings and contemporary design. We have put together a guide to some of the most important sights when it comes to design and architecture.
Sun's out and what better way to spend a day than to go and have a picnic in the leafy parks or at the top of a hill overlooking the city? Bring a blanket, fill a basket with your favourite food and drink and head out to one of the many lovely picnic spots in and around Gothenburg.
The fashion brand Jumperfabriken is passionate about times long past and honours the design from the 50s and 60s. We met Elisabeth Synnes at the head office, by the canal opposite the Garden Society of Gothenburg.
The Gothenburg archipelago – with several islands within short distance of each other – is perfect for a weekend trip. Here you'll find inspiration for a 48 hour tour of the islands of Hönö, Källö Knippla and Hälsö.
The Swedish West Coast is a well known paradise for fish lovers and Gothenburg, with its thriving fish harbour and celebrated restaurateurs, is no exception to the rule. Here is a list of our favourite places.
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