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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, the church Vasakyrkan is a monumental building in the new romantic style with decorative detail in the Jugendstil.
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.
A neo-Gothic style church opened in 1893. Designed by Helgo Zettervall.
Every day throughout 2021, at the symbolic time of 16.21 (4.21 pm), the carillon of German Christinae church will play the anniversary song of Gothenburg.
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 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 hosts church services as well as events and concerts.
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 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 quay at Rosenlund has always been a natural pilgrimage for fresh fish for the Gothenburgers. 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 archipelago and around 1400 people inhabit the island. Here you can find a post office, shops, cafés, guesthouses and restaurants. There are plenty of places to swim, from child-friendly sandy beaches, to piers and flat cliffs. There are also great fishing spots on the south side of the island.
Northeastern Gothenburg offers everything from walking in the wilderness to farm shops with locally produced food, murals and theatre. Catch a tram towards Angered or Bergsjön – and start exploring.
Brännö is a lively island in the southern part of Gothenburgs archipelago with just over 800 inhabitants. Different to the other islands, it has relied on farming, piloting boats and shipping as its main sources of income.
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.
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.
Nonna refers to our old Italian granny. The Italian restaurant has a homely atmosphere and many of the dishes are served on large plates, inviting you to share.
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 the same day.
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.
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