39 Sights in Gothenburg, Sweden (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Gothenburg, Sweden. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 39 sights are available in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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1. Poseidon

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The doorman with well carving or only doorman is a bronze sculpture standing on the nest site of the central bald eagle. The sculpture, imagining the pose of Poseidon, was created by Carl Mill and completed in 1931. It is one of the most famous landmarks of vultures.

Wikipedia: Poseidon med brunnskar (SV)

2. Världskulturmuseet

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Världskulturmuseet Photographer: Hélène Binet, http://www.varldskulturmuseet.se / Attribution

The National Museum of World Culture opened in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 2004. It is a part of the public authority Swedish National Museums of World Cultures and builds on the collections of the former Göteborgs Etnografiska Museum that closed down in the year 2000. Its aim is to interpret the subject of world culture in an interdisciplinary way. The museum is situated next to the Universeum science centre and the amusement park Liseberg, and close to Korsvägen. "The museum interprets the concept of world culture in a dynamic and open-ended manner. On the one hand, various cultures are incorporating impulses from each other and becoming more alike. On the other hand, local, national, ethnic and gender differences are shaping much of that process. World culture is not only about communication, reciprocity, and interdependence, but the specificity, concretion and uniqueness of each and every individual."

Wikipedia: Museum of World Culture (EN)

3. HMS Hugin

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HMS Hugin (P151) was the first launched of the 16 ships included in the Swedish Navy's series of Hugin-class patrol boats. Hugin was included in 5/48/18. the patrol boat division which in turn was part of what was 3. surface combat flotilla. The ship was launched on 3 June 1977 but was not delivered until 3 July 1978. It served for about 22 years, including 15 years on the line. The main tasks were to be included as part of the invasion defense by fighting less qualified enemy naval forces, monitoring the maritime territory, repelling violations, performing escort duty, as well as laying out minelays. Hugin was taken out of service on the same day as 18. the patrol boat division was disbanded on 30 June 2001. The ship was handed over in "as is" to Göteborgs Maritima Centrum, where she is located inside her predecessor, the destroyer HMS Småland (J19).

Wikipedia: HMS Hugin (P151) (SV)

4. Stora Torp

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Stora Torp is a manor house in Örgryte north of the Delsjö area nature reserve, on Alfred Wigelius väg in Gothenburg Municipality. The property has 9,600 square meters of plot area and 3,200 square meters of residential and office space. Stora Torp was originally a large country property dating back to the 1550s. From 1550 to 1777, the property was called Torpit or Torpett and that "Jöns and Jon at Torpitt" were saviour farmers there. They were under Sten Eriksson Leijonhufvud's farm Kärra, now Kärralund. After his bloody end in 1568, Kärra came to belong to his widow "Gref Ebba." After "Gref Ebbas", Stora Torp, like Lärjeholm, was owned by field marshal and privy councillor Herman Wrangel. The year 1625 is a year recorded in this context.

Wikipedia: Stora Torp (SV)

5. Kronhuset

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Kronhuset, formerly known as Giötheborgz Tyghuhs, is a redbrick building in Västra Nordstaden in Gothenburg. It was constructed during the years 1643–1654 in a Dutch style, and is Gothenburg's joint-oldest secular building along with the Torstenson Palace. The royal architect Simon de la Vallée is believed to have designed the building. The Kronhus was originally used as an arsenal for the city garrison and as a granary to store food reserves so that the city could survive a siege. On December 9, 1927, the ownership of Kronhuset passed from the Swedish state to Gothenburg Municipality. It has been a byggnadsminne, a listed building, since 24 October 1968.

Wikipedia: Kronhuset (EN)

6. Göteborgs Stadsteater

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Gothenburg City Theatre opened in 1934 at Götaplatsen square in Gothenburg, Sweden. The theatre was designed by Swedish architect Carl Bergsten who gave the exterior a Neo-Classical look with a touch of Streamline Moderne. The critics thought it to be a too old-fashioned building – the International Style had a big breakthrough some years before at the 1930 Stockholm Exhibition. But the interiors of the building pleased the reviewers who thought the auditorium to be "intimate" and “democratic”. The theatre went through a major renovation some years ago and the auditorium was equipped with new technology and with new seats.

Wikipedia: Gothenburg City Theatre (EN)

7. Gustav II Adolfs staty

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GustavUS Adolphus' statue is a bronze statue of Bengt Erland Fogelberg, built in 1854 at Gustaf Adolfs Torg in central Gothenburg. The statue, which is Gothenburg's oldest public artwork, depicts GustavUS Adolphus pointing with his right hand down at the square while looking in the distance in the other direction, and depicts the intended occasion when the king is supposed to have pronounced "Here the city should be located!", and on a symbolic level the statue thus represents the creation of the city of Gothenburg. The statue is placed on a high marble plinth on top of a step-shaped stone foundation.

Wikipedia: Gustav II Adolfs staty, Göteborg (SV)

8. Göteborgs Konserthus

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Gothenburg Concert Hall is a concert hall located in Gothenburg, Sweden, which was built in 1935. The architect for the facility was Nils Einar Ericsson, a major advocate of Functionalism. However, the Concert Hall has a Neo-Classical exterior look, due to the surrounding area at Götaplatsen where the building is placed – the Art Museum and the City Theatre are solid classically designed buildings as well, and were built before the Concert Hall. In contrast to the exterior, the Concert Hall's interior is modernistic.

Wikipedia: Gothenburg Concert Hall (EN)

9. Bältespännarna

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The Knife Wrestlers is a sculpture in the style of Romantic nationalism created by the Swedish sculptor Johan Peter Molin in the middle of the 19th century. It depicts two men involved in a fight with knives. The sculpture was Molin's breakthrough work and was for some time well known in Europe. Multiple copies of the sculpture were made. Today, copies are located in Gothenburg in Bältespännarparken, in front of the Swedish National Museum in Stockholm, in Vänersborg and in Mästarnas park in Hällefors.

Wikipedia: The Knife Wrestlers (EN)

10. Acceleration

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The acceleration is about a high abstract sculpture of men in bronze and stone in the IDA isaksson herringbone standing in a vase park, a vulture. The sculpture has the shape of a faceted cylinder, and its lower part is made of Stone. The upper part, made of bronze, has all openings and runs in a spiral shape around the cylinder. This cut-in accelerates, making it start (down) wide and shallow, getting narrower and deeper, and the denser the turn, the higher it gets.

Wikipedia: Acceleration (skulptur) (SV)

11. Oscar Fredriks kyrka

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Oscar Fredrik Church is a church in Olivedal in Gothenburg, Sweden. It was drawn by Helgo Zetterwall and erected in the 1890s. Belonging to the Gothenburg Oscar Fredrik Parish of the Church of Sweden, it was opened on Easter Sunday 1893. The style is Neo Gothic, but the influence is not the Nordic gothic style but rather the style one can find in the large cathedrals in continental Europe. The church and the parish got its name from king Oscar II.

Wikipedia: Oscar Fredrik Church (EN)

12. Masthuggskyrkan

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Masthugget Church in Gothenburg, Sweden, was built in 1914. Its position on a high hill (Masthugget) close to the city and near the Göta älv makes it a striking sight – the church tower is 60 m (200 ft) high in itself. The church represents the National Romantic style in Nordic architecture and was designed by Sigfrid Ericson. The church, which has become one of the symbols of Gothenburg, is a popular tourist attraction.

Wikipedia: Masthugg Church (EN)

13. Lorensbergsteatern

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Lorensbergsteatern is a theatre building in Lorensbergsparken, Gothenburg, Sweden. It has the address Berzeliigatan 4 and property designation Lorensberg 29:2. The theatre was designed by architect Karl M. Bengtson, the stage interior was made by the German C. Roeder, and was built on the initiative of and was partly financed by the restaurateur Sophus Petersen, who ran the then restaurant in Lorensbergsparken.

Wikipedia: Lorensbergsteatern (SV)

14. Johanna

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Såningskvinnan, meaning "the sowing woman", popularly known as Johanna i Brunnsparken, is a statue of a standing woman in Gothenburg, Sweden, sculpted by Per Hasselberg in 1883. The original gypsum version of the statue remains at the Medicinal history museum of Gothenburg. Såningskvinnan is thought of as the second oldest statue in Gothenburg and its first female statue.

Wikipedia: Såningskvinnan (EN)

15. Raoul Wallenberg minnesmärke

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The Raoul Wallenberg Monument, titled In Memory of Raoul Wallenberg's Deed, was erected near the Haga Church (Hagakyrkan) in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is a 2.45 meter high monument, made partly of graphic concrete and partly of bronze, and it was created by Charlotte Gyllenhammar of Stockholm, Sweden. It was unveiled on May 25, 2007 by the UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

Wikipedia: Raoul Wallenberg Monument, Gothenburg (EN)

16. Flickan och sjötrollen

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Maiden and Walrus, also known as Forest Primitive Fountain, is a sculpture by Ivar Joensson placed on the flora of King's Park in Central Condor in 1919. The sculpture consists of a well shed of gray granite, in which a naked Diaba girl stands on a pillar. Around the beetle, there are three conches. The well map was inherited by the architect from the fuse.

Wikipedia: Flickan och sjötrollen (SV)

17. Karl IX:s ryttarstaty

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In Belgium, it's an equestrian statue, it's a fantasy equestrian statue. It was created by John, a sculptor and professor at the Academy of Arts, and was completed in 1904 in the middle of Donggang Street in the Royal Sports Ground. In 1936, it was moved to the east of the street, northeast of the intersection with South/East Alarm Street.

Wikipedia: Kopparmärra (SV)

18. Örgryte nya kyrka

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Örgryte new church is a church in the gothic style on Svalberget. The church is a part of the Örgryte congregation in Gothenburg. Because of the nature of the plot, the church is oriented northeast–southwest. It has a cross layout with open rafters and vaulted, pentagonal chancels. The church tower is almost 60 meters tall.

Wikipedia: Örgryte New Church (EN)

19. Ingo - the Champ

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He is a statue created by sculptor Peter Lindham. The statue imagines the boxer without "ingo" johansson, the world champion of professional heavyweight boxing from 1959-1960. The statue sits among vultures outside the stadium, where he beat then-top-ranked American Eddie Marchen to face an audience of more than 53,000.

Wikipedia: Ingo - the Champ (SV)

20. Tyska kyrkan

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The German Church, also called Christinae Church, is church located in the city centre of Gothenburg, Sweden. Named after Queen Christina, it was inaugurated in 1748, and used by the German and Dutch congregation in Gothenburg. The church contains a 42-bell carillon, which was cast by the Bergholtz Bellfoundry in 1961.

Wikipedia: German Church, Gothenburg (EN)

21. Universeum

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Universeum is a public science centre and museum in Gothenburg, Sweden that opened in 2001. It is a part of Evenemangsstråket, the thoroughfare of events – close to Korsvägen and Skånegatan – which includes sights of interest like Scandinavium, Ullevi, Svenska Mässan, Liseberg and the Museum of World Culture.

Wikipedia: Universeum (EN)

22. Kalmarsund

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He said his job was earned in his job, and his job was earned in his job. The ship was known as mul 13 until 1985, when it was given its current name Calmarsund. She is stationed on the south coast with HMS Island Bund (18). Today, Galmason is a museum ship located in the ocean center of Ingertburg.

Wikipedia: HMS Kalmarsund (13) (SV)

23. Vasakyrkan

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The Vasa Church is a church in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is located in the area of Vasastaden, between Hvitfeldtska gymnasiet and Vasaparken. It was founded in 1909 and is built in a Neo-Romanesque style, of granite that was brought from Bohuslän. It underwent major renovations during 1999 and 2000.

Wikipedia: Vasa Church, Gothenburg (EN)

24. Stora Gårda

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The big farm is a manor in the eyes of vultures. It has a long history. The Office of Wealth Ethics has noted the settlement on the ruins of large estates earlier than today's "medieval, updated time". The oldest record to date can be found in the 1550 soil book of Gustav Lofsonstone Mountain.

Wikipedia: Stora Gårda (SV)

25. Barken Viking

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Viking is a four-masted steel barque, built in 1906 by Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is reported to be the biggest sailing ship ever built in Scandinavia. In the 21st century her sailing days have drawn to a close, and is now moored as botel in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Wikipedia: Viking (barque) (EN)

26. Bergslagsunrnan

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Rock Stratum is a cast iron sculpture made of Eritrean grilles. Ten copies of the sculpture were made during the use of Noveq Varen between 1921 and 1922. A copy can be found at the Gertburg Museum of Art, a Charlie John cemetery at Garjohn Church in the main town of Gertburg.

Wikipedia: Bergslagsurnan (SV)

27. Carl Johans kyrka

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Carl Johan Church is a Church of Sweden parish church on Sagberget, in Gothenburg. The church, designed by Fredrik Blom, is named after King Charles XIV John, who a year before the opening ceremony in 1826 was on a visit to the nearby porter brewery at Klippan.

Wikipedia: Carl Johan Church (EN)

28. Incantatio

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The Inca is a 1992 sculpture created by Roland Brothel, placed in front of the artist's entrance, a building used for the stage by the British Academy of Arts and Music at the University of Goldberg in England. It is made of welded and painted steel plates.

Wikipedia: Incantatio (skulptur) (SV)

29. Rambergskyrkan

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Frame Hill Church is a condor-based church building belonging to the European Union's Frame Hill Church-the former Swedish Missionary Church. It is located in the top hall of the central garden of the elevator 27, and has a 58: 3 real estate sign.

Wikipedia: Rambergskyrkan (SV)

30. Sölve

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HSwMS Sölve is one of seven Hildur-class monitors built for the Swedish Navy in the mid-1870s. The ship had an uneventful career and was sold in 1919 for conversion into a barge. She became a museum ship in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1992.

Wikipedia: HSwMS Sölve (EN)

31. Smyrnakyrkan

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The church in Condor is the second largest gathering in Sweden's Pentecost movement, with about 3,400 members. At the national level, it is a member of the Pentecostal community and part of the Gerterborn Christian Cooperation Council.

Wikipedia: Smyrnakyrkan i Göteborg (SV)

32. Röda sten

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Redstone is an area in the sandy block of Gedberg Port. It is located under the bronze south support of the river bend on the south bank of the river directly connected with the cliff area. The area has a postal address for "Redstone".

Wikipedia: Röda sten (SV)

33. Jonas Alströmer

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The statue of ion current is a vulture statue, imagining the purple current of Swedish industrialist ions. It was created by John, an image engraver and professor of art college, and unveiled in Little Square on December 28, 1905.

Wikipedia: Jonas Alströmers staty (SV)

34. Solringen

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The Sun Ring is a sculpture of aluminum bronze and granite made of carat chin. In 1993, the 4.4-meter-high ring was placed in Pure Forest Park in front of the University Architecture Humanities and University Library Condor.

Wikipedia: Solringen (SV)

35. Engelska kyrkan

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The church of St Andreas, also the Church of England, is a church building belonging to the Church of England, where it is part of the European pin. It is located in the urban area within the moat of Bugubao Commune.

Wikipedia: Saint Andrew's Church, Göteborg (SV)

36. Göteborgs moské

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Gothenburg Mosque is a mosque located at the foot of Ramberget on Hisingen in Gothenburg, Sweden. The mosque is built by Saudi Arabia and run by the Swedish Muslim Foundation (SMS). It was inaugurated 16 June 2011.

Wikipedia: Gothenburg Mosque (EN)

37. Hagakyrkan

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The Haga Church is a church building located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Belonging to the Gothenburg Haga Parish within the Diocese of Gothenburg of the Church of Sweden, it was opened on Advent Sunday, 27 November 1859.

Wikipedia: Haga Church (EN)

38. Landala kapell

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The village church, which was originally Judaism's new Annick on the land, then the land church was a church built in the underground bunker of the town area run by the Evangelical Foster Land Foundation.

Wikipedia: Landala kapell (SV)

39. Pennsylvaniamonumentet

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The Penswania Monument, which also includes the New Swedish Monument or Hill Delaware, is a monument that was inaugurated in 1937. The monument stands in the Old Shipyard Park of the Vulture's Sea Museum.

Wikipedia: Pennsylvaniamonumentet (SV)

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