Explore romantic Gothenburg City Center: its museums, dining, boating and more!

Explore romantic Gothenburg City Center: its museums, dining, boating and more!

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Top hotels in Gothenburg City Center

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Gothia Towers
4.5 out of 5
Mässans Gata 24, Gothenburg
£78
per night
13 Oct-14 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (11,803 reviews)

"the room was very cold- there's apparently a smart system that determines how warm your room should be, and it wouldn't warm up even if I turned the heat up fully.. otherwise everything was very nice, would probably stay again. room service food was not very impressive though, probably won't order ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2019

Gothia Towers
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Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Södra Hamngatan 59, Gothenburg
£122
per night
7 Oct-8 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (7,800 reviews)

"Hotel is right in the centre of the city, very unique design. Rooms were very comfortable and quiet."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2019

Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel
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First Hotel G
4 out of 5
Nils Ericssonplatsen 4, Gothenburg
£91
per night
13 Oct-14 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (4,066 reviews)

"Very convenient location, good breakfast, comfortable room"…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2019

First Hotel G

Popular things to do in Gothenburg City Center

Liseberg Amusement Park
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Liseberg Amusement Park

Classic rides, a freefall at top speed, lively dance halls, restaurants and a botanical garden attract people of all ages to Gothenburg’s inner-city amusement park.

Universeum
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Universeum

Explore an indoor rainforest, create your own superhero or sit on a real space toilet in the largest science museum in Scandinavia.

Gothenburg City Museum
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Gothenburg City Museum

Ancient archaeological discoveries, a Viking ship and artifacts from Gothenburg’s past are displayed in the city’s biggest museum, with child-friendly exhibits. 

Poseidon Statue
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Poseidon Statue

One of Gothenburg’s most famous landmarks stands proudly in the city’s main square, protecting sailors and fishermen and attracting photographers.

Fish Market
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Fish Market

Buy freshly caught herring or smoked salmon for a picnic or have the seafood cooked for you and brought to your table in this lively church-like trading hall. 

Skansen Kronan
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Skansen Kronan

Make your way up to this 17th-century fortress to be rewarded with spectacular views over Gothenburg city and its harbor. 

Top activities in Gothenburg City Center

Gothenburg Pass
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Gothenburg Pass

£31

All of Gothenburg in your hand – save time and money with the Gothenburg Pass. You can choose to purchase a card for 24 h, 48 h, 72 h or 120 h. The Gothenburg Pass gives you free admission to over 30 sights and attractions including sightseeing tours and unlimited travel with the green Hop On-Hop Off buses.

Gothenburg Small Group Walking Tour
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Gothenburg Small Group Walking Tour

£36

Get an insight into the history of Gothenburg and its monuments on a relaxed and highly personalized small group walking tour. Venture through the city center in a group of no more than 10 people and see landmark attractions such as the indoor fish market of the Feskekôrka (“Fish Church”), so named due to its resemblance to a Gothic church.

Paddan Boat Sightseeing Canal Cruise
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Paddan Boat Sightseeing Canal Cruise

£16

Experience a genuine Gothenburg classic and board the flat, open-top vessels that cruise on the city's 17th-century canals during the balmy summer season. Enjoy uninterrupted views of townhouses, leafy riverbanks, and old bridges, and listen to insightful stories that bring the place to life.