The Gothenburg Town HallPhoto: Krister Engström
Top 5 design and architecture must-sees in Gothenburg
Gothenburg is a creative city with great design shops, art galleries and interesting architecture. Here is a list of some design and architecture must-sees on your visit to Gothenburg.
The entrance to and the facade of Röhsska museum in Gothenburg. The building is made of bricks and on each side of the entrance there is white stone statues with figures looking a bit like lions. 01
The Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg
Design surrounds us all and influences our daily lives. Gothenburg’s Röhsska Museum highlights people and perspectives focusing on the many varied concepts of design, craft and society in general.
The Gothenburg Town Hall
The Town Hall of Gothenburg is both a historical and modern building. The original house was built in the 17th century but eventually became too small, leading to a functionalist extension by Gunnar Asplund in 1936.
Looking for an iconic photo spot in Gothenburg? Head to Götaplatsen located at the end of Gothenburg’s main boulevard Avenyn for an impressive shot of the characteristic Poseidon statue and three of Gothenburg’s most important cultural institutions.
The Sauna in Frihamnen, Gothenburg
Cool down in the pool or heat up in the sauna in Frihamnen, Gothenburg, as you witness how the former industrial port is transformed into one of the hippest areas on the West Coast.