Welcome to Gothenburg

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Gothenburg is a big city with a charming small-town feel. The atmosphere is nice and relaxed, you can walk around the city centre and explore the different neighbourhoods and there’s a café on every street corner. The city has lively entertainment and attractions all year round, ranging from the amusement park Liseberg and the Gothenburg Opera, to various sporting events, the annual film festival, book fair and music festival Way Out West.

Read more at: www.goteborg.com/en


Population 500,000
Currency 1 Swedish krona= 100 öre
Opening hours Most shops are open Monday to Friday 10.00-19.00, Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 12.00-16.00. Some shopping centres are open longer during holidays.
Newspapers GP, Göteborgs-Posten
GT, Göteborgs Tidningen
Emergency numbers 112
Tourist information Kungsportsplatsen 2, Gothenburg
Nordstadstorget, Gothenburg
+46 31 368 42 00