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Gothenburg is located on the west coast of Sweden which is washed by the North Sea. The city was founded by order of Gustav II Adolf in 1621. Initially this was a large industrial port in the mouth of the Gota River. Currently the population of the city reaches 500 thousand of people, and over 700 thousand together with neighbor suburbs. This makes Gothenburg the second largest city of Sweden.
1. The locals are very welcoming and friendly. They are always happy to help foreign tourists. Tourists are recommended to learn a few phrases in the local language. This way tourists will … Open
Stockholm and Gothenburg are connected by a manmade channel finished in 1832. Both cities are also connected through a system of railway and air routes. There is an unofficial competition between these two cities for the right to be called the capital of Sweden – a formal and an informal one.
Gothenburg is a very beautiful city that is known by its everlasting cozy and joyful atmosphere, wide choice of beaches, entertaining museums, magnificent parks and comfortable cafes. The main street of the city, Avenue, is the location of small shops with interesting goods and souvenirs. Gothenburg is also famous for Liseberg – one of the largest entertainment parks in whole Scandinavia. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The architecture of the city traditionally attracts visitors by its strict geometric lines. This style is traditionally lent from Holland. Business people frequently visit Gothenburg because here are conducted multiple exhibitions and fair trades; tourists visit this city to enjoy crystal clear air, magnificent lakes, woods and picturesque archipelago. There are also some ruins left from the old city. You will find here the remains of Vallgrove and Rosendafskanolen fosses, and a big port channel Stora Hamnkanalen with 20 bridges that once have been located around the Old City.
In Gothenburg, there is a fabulously beautiful botanical garden, which will be interesting to visit at any time of the year. This garden was founded in 1910. There is no habitual division into certain zones; the garden is a single creation of landscape art. It has a beautiful arboretum, a bamboo grove and a magnificent Japanese garden. The vast area is equipped with many beautiful places for recreation; there are spacious lawns and places for outdoor activities. The area of ​​the most beautiful botanical garden in Europe is 175 hectares. It will take several days to inspect all its sights.
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Gothenburg has lots of unique hotels. Original “hotels on water” are surely becoming the hallmark of the city, and the hotel Ibis Styles Göteborg City is one of such unique places. It … Open
The ancient Masthugg Church built in 1914, was preserved in the city. The main distinguishing feature of this church is the 60-meter tower, which can be seen from different parts of the city. The church was built in the best traditions of the Romanesque style. The main building material for the erection of the church was a massive stone. Today it makes the church look like a medieval defensive structure.
Feskekorka (Fish church) in Gothenburg One of the most symbolic historical monuments of the city is the Kronhuset building. This brick building in the Dutch style was built in 1643. For several hundred years it housed government offices. Now the building is used for celebrations and cultural events. Every year it opens the biggest and most interesting Christmas bazaar in the city. Near the historic building, there are several ancient annexes, in which today there are interesting souvenir shops and cafes.
One of the most attractive hotels in Gothenburg, from a design point of view, is the STF Göteborg City Hotel. It was established in the year 2014 and has quite carefully designed rooms; … Open
An original symbol of Gothenburg is the historical seafood market of Feskekorka, the opening of which took place as far back as 1874. The market is located in a very unusual Gothic building, which with its features resembles an ancient church. A look at this historic market is worth it even for those who are not going to independently prepare seafood during the holiday. The market has two wonderful restaurants, where you can try masterfully prepared seafood.
Goteborg-eko plaza famosoena Among the natural attractions is the Ramberget Mountain. The height of this mountain is 87 meters. From its top, a magnificent panorama of the city opens. You can climb it by car or on foot.

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Goteborg
♥   Shopping area ' Avenyn' Goteborg, 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Goteborg
♥   Castle 'Älvsborg Castle' , 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gunnebo Castle' , 8.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bohus Castle' , 16.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gåsevadholm Castle' , 26.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nääs Castle' , 28.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Goteborg
♥   National Park 'Kosterhavets nationalpark' , 136 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Ytre Hvaler' , 157.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Goteborg and around
♥   Art museum 'Gothenburg Museum of Art' Gothenburg, 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Sweden: things to see

The oldest church in Laplandia, Jukkasjärvi, is located not far away from Kiruna. The wooden building was constructed yet in 1608. A hundred years later the church was reconstructed. After that the church got a new altar, and in the end of the eighteenth century an organ was installed there. The church is an important historic landmark, and its inner design is no less precious as it was made by famous Swedish masters. … Open
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