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Do & See
It is easy to enjoy the culture and attractions of Gothenburg and the beautiful archipelago cradling the city. Whether by foot, bus or boat, feel the pulse of this vibrant city by exploring it in full. Discover the great parks and surrounding landscapes that make Gothenburg a favorite for visitors from all over the world. The Göteborg City Card gives you all of the best of Gothenburg. Wth the City Card, you get free admission to a wealth of attractions, museums, sightseeing tours and more, including free public transport and parking. Read more at: http://www.goteborg.com/en/see-and-do/
Baths and Beaches

Baths and Beaches

Gothenburg and the vicinity have many options when it comes to bathing, both salty seas and lakes. The municipality manages 23 of these, see the link:
The Avenue

The Avenue

The main boulevard Kungsportsavenyn is not only a center for entertainment, but this upscale neighborhood also offers exclusive boutiques and clothing stores. Kungsportsavenyn, or simply Avenyn, stretches from the Kungsportsbron bridge by the Moat to Götaplatsen situated near the Museum of Art, the City Theatre, the Concert Hall and the Poseidon statue. Avenyn is lined with shops, cosy cafés, renowned restaurants and popular bars. It gets extra lively here in the summer when holidaymakers enjoy the bar and restaurant life, spilling onto the terraces, giving the atmosphere a very electric yet relaxing feel.
Universeum

Universeum

Universeum is a science centre for the whole family. Seven floors of animals, science experiments and educational challenges are waiting to give you an experience beyond the ordinary. The aquariums are some of the largest in Europe, hosting exciting exhibitions and an indoor rainforest – right in the middle of Gothenburg!
This is Gothenburg

This is Gothenburg

Gothenburg is found on the west coast of Sweden, right in the heart of Scandinavia. The city has got plenty to offer – with lots of great shopping, a flourishing restaurant scene and the stunning archipelago just around the corner.
Röda Sten Art Centre

Röda Sten Art Centre

Röda Sten Art Centre is a non-profit association which uses the old boiler house in the harbour entrance between the Älvsborg Bridge and the area of Nya Varvet – with a view of the island Vinga and the picturesque horizon. It is a different arena for a contemporary art center offering theatre, music and dance. There are also workshops with creative activities for children and young people. The Art Center also boasts a café, music clubs and a restaurant in the building.
The Unique Archipelago

The Unique Archipelago

Enjoy the unique archipelago of Gothenburg, with its' salty granite cliffs and beaches framing a deep, blue body of water filled with fresh fish and shellfish. You can spend your time exploring quaint fishing villages and piers where people flock to shops and restaurants. The international sailing competitions and daytrips on passenger ferries are complemented by more energetic activities which include sea kayaking, golf, fishing trips, or a shellfish safari. One of Sweden’s greatest paddling areas is located on the west coast, in an areas known as Bohuslän.
Masthugget Church

Masthugget Church

This 1914 church is a well-known sea navigation landmark in Gothenburg and a great example of the National Romantic style as designed by the famous architect, Sigfrid Ericsson. Around 90,000 tourists visit the church every year with its' splendid viewpoint, allowing the church and the parish to welcome and engage with visitors who are looking for a very local experience.
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Eriksberg

This area has a long history of shipbuilding, and as late as the 1970's it was home to some of the world's largest shipyards. Today, the old shipyard located by the Eriksberg and Lindholmen quays is a new residential area with restaurants, theaters and cafes, and it is well worth the stop for a coffee or an ice cream with a river view.
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