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Gay Gothenburg

Sweden's Shining Second City

After the national capitals, Scandinavia's next biggest city is Sweden's Gothenburg, a hip, arts-minded, seaside university town with fantastic culinary and shopping scenes. The hometown of Volvo and the gateway to West Sweden's beautiful coastal Bohuslan province, Gothenburg is also the center of a thriving internationally-important music culture that's produced everyone from the happy pop of Ace of Base to the doom and gloom of The Knife. Laid out largely by Dutch planners in the 17th centu...


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 (18 Ratings)

Gothenburg's biggest and longest-running gay club

Gretas is Gothenburg's oldest and largest gay (but straight-friendly) club, spinning disco, house and Schlager (campy...

Innerstaden (Inner City) · Drottninggatan 35, Gothenburg

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Bee Kok & Bar

 (24 Ratings)

Gay food by day, gay drinks by night

Bee is one of Gothenburg's most popular gay meeting points, though it's also popular with straight locals and tourists...

Innerstaden (Inner City) · Kungstorget 14-16, Gothenburg

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Haket Pub

 (5 Ratings)

Cool mixed neighborhood bar in Haga

Haket is a very mixed gay/straight hipster hangout in the trendy Haga neighborhood, serving a huge selection (400+) of...

Haga · Forsta Langgatan 32, Gothenburg

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 (7 Ratings)

Cheap and tasty vegetarian in Haga

A Haga area favorite, Solrosen (meaning sunflower) is the oldest pure vegetarian restaurant in Gothenburg. It offers up...

Haga · Kaponjargatan 4 A, Gothenburg

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Koch & Vin

 (2 Ratings)

Among the best in Sweden

Often regarded not just as one of Gothenburg's best but among the top restaurants in Sweden, the Michelin-starred Koch...

Vasastan · Viktoriagatan 12C, Gothenburg

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Modernized Swedish cuisine

From the owners of two other successful Gothenburg restaurants and in a location that's housed two former acclaimed...

Vasastan · Arkivgatan 7, Gothenburg

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Scandic Europa

 (1 Rating)

Updated trendy hotel in the middle of it all

Newly updated trendy hotel in the city center of Gothenburg. It hosts a fabulous restaurant where food, drinks,...

Innerstaden (Inner City) · Nils Ericsonsgatan 21, Göteborg

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Avalon Hotel

 (1 Rating)

The city's hippest accommodation

Unquestionably Gothenburg's coolest hotel, the "feng-shui certified" Avalon offers hip Scandinavian style, very...

Innerstaden (Inner City) · Kungstorget 9, Gothenburg

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Marstrands Havshotell

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Waterside spa hotel just north of the city

Set along waterfront in the quaint little town of Mastrand about 30 miles north of Gothenburg, Marstrands Havshotell is...

Marstrand · Varvskajen 2, Marstand

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Scandic Rubinen

 (1 Rating)

Gay-friendly boutique style with rooftop bar

Right in the middle of Gothenburg's famous street, the Scandic Rubinen offers quality personal boutique style rooms....

Avenyn · Kungsportsavenyn 24, Gothenburg

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Torpet Mon

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Eco-friendly B&B just outside the city

Set a bit outside of Gothenburg's city center in the picturesque Delsjon area, Torpet Mon is a lovely eco-friendly B&B...

Delsjon · Brudaremossen 10, Gothenburg

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 (1 Rating)

Scandinavian style for the home

Loaded with adorably sleek and sensible gadgets, DesignTorget is your one-stop shop for Swedish design products for the...

Innerstaden (Inner City) · Vallgatan 14, Gothenburg

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Nudie Jeans

 (4 Ratings)

Hometown Nudie concept store

Sweden's hip Nudie Jeans line was born in Gothenburg, and this concept store carries a big selection of the brand's...

Innerstaden (Inner City) · Vallgatan 15, Gothenburg

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 (11 Ratings)

Andra Långgatan 6, Göteborg

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Not your Grandma's Grandpa

The Gothenburg outlet of the groovy Stockholm-born store that meshes vintage fashion with modern, to very cool effect....

Innerstaden (Inner City) · Vallgatan 3, Gothenburg

Arts & Culture
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Rohsska Museum

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Excellent and innovative design museum

Nearly a century old, the Rohsska ("Sweden's Museum of Fashion, Design and Decorative Arts") has a permanent collection...

Vasastan · Vasagatan 37-39, Gothenburg

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Carlsten Fortress

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Old fort with a cross-dressing past

This 17th century fortress about 30 miles north of Gothenburg was built by Swedish King Carl X, to protect the area...

Marstrand · Carlsten Fortress, Marstrand

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Nordic Watercolor Museum

 (7 Ratings)

Gorgeous collection of Scandinavian waterworks

Set in a strikingly beautiful waterfront building on the island of Tjorn (on Sweden's west coast, about 40 miles north...

Tjorn · Sodra Hamnen 6, Skarhamn

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Pilane Sculpture Park (Closed Temporarily)

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Stone circles, sheep, and sculptures

This fantastic open-air sculpture park about 40 miles north of Gothenburg is home to thousand-year-old stone circles, a...

Tjorn · Pilane Gravfalt, Klovedal

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Gothenburg Museum of Art

 (1 Rating)

Surprisingly varied collection from Scandinavian & beyond

Gotegborgs Konstmuseum's collections specialize in Swedish and Scandinavian art, but include pieces from France and...

Avenyn · Gotaplatsen, Gothenburg

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Exhale Gym

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City center gym under new management

Conveniently located right in the Innerstaden, Exhale offers machines from Hammer Strength, Precor and Gymleco. Under...

Innerstaden (Inner City) · Kungshojdsgatan 8, Gothenburg

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