The city of Gothenburg is teeming with youthful Swedish energy. It’s a place where the next big thing in art can be found at modern galleries like Göteborgs Konsthall or the graffiti-covered Röda Sten—and the next big thing in food can be easily found in the fresh-forward menus at cafés and restaurants like Thörnströms Kok.

The area also boasts the stunning Maritiman museum of floating ships and the interactive Universeum children’s museum, where you can walk amongst the dinosaurs or through a very realistic rainforest—both are great for families.

What to see & do in Gothenburg

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You'll find many things to do in Gothenburg, located along Sweden's Göta älv river, from strolling along canals and leafy boulevards to visiting cafes, shops, amusement parks and performance venues. You can walk pedestrian-friendly avenues like Avenyn that are filled with small stores offering locally made arts and crafts as well as upscale boutique brands. Grab food from authentic local eateries, fine seafood venues and casual eateries, or order a...

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Where & what to eat in Gothenburg

  • 10 Places Where Locals Love to Eat in Gothenburg

    Gothenburg may be known for its fish and seafood, but this coastal city has more to offer than just that. Here you'll find everything from simple street food to luxury three-course meals, classic Swedish flavours and exciting, international offerings.Dine in a relaxed and refined setting or pull up a chair at one of the city's food markets for a bustling...

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Where to shop & what to buy in Gothenburg

  • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Gothenburg

    Gothenburg is a real treasure trove of trendy fashion, unique vintage finds, gorgeous home decorations and expensive antiques. You'll find no shortage of fantastic shopping spots no matter whether you prefer everything under one roof or dashing from store to store along a bustling shopping street.As Sweden's second city, Gothenburg is home to many classic department stores, modern galleries and...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Gothenburg

  • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Gothenburg

    After dinner, you'll find no shortage of opportunities to have a good time in Gothenburg, with night clubs, arenas and casinos that attract visitors from all over the world. Visit lively jazz clubs, unique theme bars, family-friendly arcades or attend a huge sporting event.Challenge your buddies at the bowling alley, take in a fascinating light show after nightfall or try...

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Useful information

Information about Gothenburg can be found at the many Gothenburg Visitor Centres found on Kungsportsplatsen 2. At these stations, you'll find face-to-face service and recommendations regarding the best things to see and do as well as good deals on tickets and tours. You can pick up maps of the city as well as authorised city guides and accessibility information for people with disabilities.Don't forget to grab your Gothenburg Pass, which...

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