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Archipelago of Gothenburg

The archipelago of Gothenburg ( Swedish: Göteborgs skärgård) comprises northern and southern archipelagoes. The southern archipelago is part of Gothenburg municipality located in the province of Västergötland while the northern archipelago is Öckerö municipality, located in the province of Bohuslän. Trafikverket has ferries from Lilla Varholmen to the northern archipelago.

Gothenburg Botanical Garden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Gothenburg Botanical Garden ( Swedish: Göteborgs botaniska trädgård) is located in Gothenburg, Sweden, and is one of the leading botanical gardens in Europe.[citation needed ]

Slottsskogen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Slottsskogen has a wide range of activities: there is a zoo with Swedish animals, a pond with seals and penguins, a Swedish heritage area with small cottages from different counties, a playground for football, softball, frisbee golf and so forth. Slottskogen is also the home of the Way Out West Festival, which occurs annually.

Volvo Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Volvo Museum is in Gothenburg, Sweden. It covers the development of Sweden's leading vehicle manufacturer Volvo, from the first ÖV 4 to the current cars, trucks, buses and other products. The museum also contains many other exhibits, including Gabrielsson's and Larson's joint desk from the pioneering years.

Haga Church

The Haga Church is an 1859 church located in Gothenburg, Sweden. It belongs to the parish of Haga in the Diocese of Gothenburg. Construction of the church began in 1856 and was finished in 1859. The church and also the pulpit was designed by architect Adolf W. Edelsvärd.

Haga, Gothenburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Haga is a city district in Gothenburg, Sweden, renowned for its picturesque wooden houses, 19th century-atmosphere and cafés. Originally a working class suburb of the city with a rather bad reputation, it was gradually transformed into a popular visiting place for tourists and Gothenburgers.[citation needed ] A major renovation of the area was made in the 1980s, houses were either renovated or torn down and replaced by post-modernistic replicas.

Feskekôrka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Feskekôrka ( Swedish: Fiskkyrkan ( normalized [disambiguation needed ]), English: Fish church) is an indoor fish market in Gothenburg, Sweden, which got its name from the building's resemblance to a Gothic church. It opened on 1 November 1874, and was drawn by the city architect Victor von Gegerfelt.

The Göteborg Opera

The Göteborg Opera ( Swedish: Göteborgsoperan) is an opera house in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Gothenburg Opera house is relatively new: construction started in September 1989 after significant local commitment in the late 1980s (with as many as 6,000 contributors to the new house) and it was completed with great speed.

Gothenburg Museum of Art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The museum holds the world's finest collection of late 19th century Nordic art. A highlight is the lavishly decorated Fürstenberg Gallery, named after a leading Gothenburg art donor, Pontus Fürstenberg and his wife Göthilda. Among the artists showcased are P.S. Krøyer, Carl Larsson, Bruno Liljefors, Edvard Munch, and Anders Zorn.

Garden Society of Gothenburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Garden Society of Gothenburg ( Swedish: Trädgårdsföreningen) is a park and horticultural garden in central Gothenburg, Sweden. It is located next to Kungsportsavenyen.

Masthuggskyrkan

Masthuggskyrkan är en kyrkobyggnad vid Storebackegatan i stadsdelen Stigberget, Göteborg. Kyrkan har en mycket framträdande placering på berget och är en av stadens stora sevärdheter. " Masthuggskyrkan är en av de mest urgöteborgska byggnaderna". Kyrkan rymmer 1 050 personer, varav 250 på läktarna.

Göteborg City Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Göteborg City Museum ( Swedish: Göteborgs stadsmuseum) is in the city centre of Gothenburg, western Sweden. It is located in the 18th-century East India House ( Swedish: Ostindiska huset), originally built as the Swedish East India Company offices. The city museum was established in 1861.

Vinga (Gothenburg) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vinga is a small island ten nautical miles outside Gothenburg's harbour entrance in Sweden. The 19th century Vinga Lighthouse is famous not only as a beacon in the waterway of the Swedish west coast, but also as the place where the Swedish poet laureate Evert Taube grew up.

Sjöfartsmuseet Akvariet

Sjöfartsmuseet Akvariet, ursprungligen bara Sjöfartsmuseet, i Göteborg ligger i Gamla Varvsparken vid Stigbergstorget i 3:e kvarteret Bläsan i Majorna. Bredvid museet reser sig Sjömanstornet. Sjöfartsmuseet grundades av Nautiska föreningen i Göteborg 1912 och initierades av skeppsredaren Werner Lundqvist. I hyrda lokaler vid Skeppsbron - de disponerades av Lundqvist - startade verksamheten 1913.

Göteborgs Naturhistoriska museum

Göteborgs Naturhistoriska museum är ett naturhistoriskt museum, beläget på en höjd i Slottsskogen alldeles ovanför Linnéplatsen, en höjd som tidigare kallats Olivedalshöjden eller Ekebacken. Museet invigdes den 9 juli 1923, och hade då kostat 1,6 miljoner kronor. Ekologi och människans påverkan på omgivningen är ett av de områden som museet ofta har utställningar kring.

Gunnebo House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The parks are open to the public and the interior of the House can be seen with a guided tour. Guided tours are offered for visitors the year around and there is also a shop and a restaurant. Every summer, an open air theatre is held in the gardens.

Röhsska Museum

The Röhsska Museum ( Swedish: Röhsska museet , earlier named Röhsska konstslöjdsmuseet, also known as Design Museum), is located in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is a museum focused on design, fashion and applied arts. The museum collection consists of over 50,000 objects.

Swedish Museum of Natural History

The Swedish Museum of Natural History ( Swedish: Naturhistoriska riksmuseet, literally, the National Museum of Natural History), in Stockholm, is one of two major museums of natural history in Sweden, the other one being located in Gothenburg.

Lilla Bommen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lilla Bommen, popularly referred to as The Lipstick, is an 83 metre tall 23 floor post-modern skyscraper at the Lilla Bommen district of central Gothenburg, Sweden. It is commonly referred to by people from Gothenburg as Läppstiftet (The Lipstick), Skanskaskrapan (The Skanska Scraper), Vattenståndet (a double-entendre: The Water Level, but also The Water Erection) or Legohuset (The Lego House), although the official name is simply Lilla Bommen after its location.

Stora Höga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stora Höga is part of the Jörlanda parish in Stenungsund, and is situated between a railroad station originally known as Vallen. The Vallen railroad station later changed its name to Stora Höga after a nearby farm by the same name. Some of the other original farms in the old Stora Höga are Lilla Höga, Anrås, and Bråland.