Discover the city with Hotel Riverton’s guide

Things to do  & Attractions in Gothenburg

Located in a new exciting area by the waterfront, Hotel Riverton is a perfect base from which to explore the city and the surrounding sights.

Within minutes from the hotel you can stroll down to the chic historic district Haga, take in the panoramic views from a fortress or discover the local fashion scene on Kungsgatan.

There are so many things to do and places to see in Gothenburg and below are a few of the city´s top sights. If you want to discover more, we are happy to help you plan an itinerary that will make the most out of your visit to Gothenburg.

Located in a new exciting area by the waterfront, Hotel Riverton is a perfect base from which to explore the city and the surrounding sights. Within minutes from the hotel you can stroll down to the chic historic district Haga, take in the panoramic…

Located in a new exciting area by the waterfront, Hotel Riverton is a perfect base from which to explore the city and the surrounding sights. Within minutes from the hotel you can…

Located in a new exciting area by the waterfront, Hotel Riverton is a perfect base from which to explore the city and the surrounding sights.

Within minutes from the hotel you can stroll down to the chic historic district Haga, take in the panoramic views from a fortress or discover the local fashion scene on Kungsgatan.

There are so many things to do and places to see in Gothenburg and below are a few of the city´s top sights. If you want to discover more, we are happy to help you plan an itinerary that will make the most out of your visit to Gothenburg.

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Gothenburg: an expression of its history with the sea

Blame the Dutch, whose expertise in building up cities on marshland propelled the typical “canal town” urban organization of the city, when

Blame the Dutch, whose expertise in building up cities on marshland propelled the typical “canal town” urban

Blame the Dutch, whose expertise in building up cities on marshland propelled the typical “canal town” urban organization of the city, when they were contracted to set the foundations of the western commercial

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Architecture in Gothenburg, an advocate of swedish architecture

When planning a visit to Gothenburg, don't miss the magnificent architecture throughout the city. Gothenburg ranks as the second largest city

When planning a visit to Gothenburg, don't miss the magnificent architecture throughout the city. Gothenburg ranks

When planning a visit to Gothenburg, don't miss the magnificent architecture throughout the city. Gothenburg ranks as the second largest city in Sweden and possesses the world’s most uniquely designed buildings.

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FESKEKÔRKA

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This historic building dates back to 1874 and was originally built as an indoor fish market. Now, there are several seafood restaurants and fish mongers serving fresh

This historic building dates back to 1874 and was originally built as an indoor fish market. Now, there are

This historic building dates back to 1874 and was originally built as an indoor fish market. Now, there are several seafood restaurants and fish mongers serving fresh seafood caught on the day.

This historic building dates back to 1874 and was originally built as an indoor fish market. Now, there are

This historic building dates back to 1874 and was originally built as an indoor fish market. Now, there are several seafood restaurants and fish mongers serving fresh seafood caught on the day.

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KUNGSGATAN

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Kungsgatan (Kings Street) is a 930 metres long pedestrian street famous for shopping, cafées and restaurants. The street leads on to Kungstorget where you will find

Kungsgatan (Kings Street) is a 930 metres long pedestrian street famous for shopping, cafées and restaurants.

Kungsgatan (Kings Street) is a 930 metres long pedestrian street famous for shopping, cafées and restaurants. The street leads on to Kungstorget where you will find Saluhallen and a cinema. Avenyn with more

Kungsgatan (Kings Street) is a 930 metres long pedestrian street famous for shopping, cafées and restaurants.

Kungsgatan (Kings Street) is a 930 metres long pedestrian street famous for shopping, cafées and restaurants. The street leads on to Kungstorget where you will find Saluhallen and a cinema. Avenyn with more designer shops is only a few minutes walk from here. 

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STORA SALUHALLEN

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Sample freshly baked bread, cheese, olives, pastries, meats and much more at Saluhallen Kungstorget, a must visit for foodies! 

Sample freshly baked bread, cheese, olives, pastries, meats and much more at Saluhallen Kungstorget, a must

Sample freshly baked bread, cheese, olives, pastries, meats and much more at Saluhallen Kungstorget, a must visit for foodies! 

Sample freshly baked bread, cheese, olives, pastries, meats and much more at Saluhallen Kungstorget, a must

Sample freshly baked bread, cheese, olives, pastries, meats and much more at Saluhallen Kungstorget, a must visit for foodies! 

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GOTHENBURG OPERA HOUSE

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The beautiful Opera House is located by the harbour which you can see reflected in its architecture. Go for a stroll around the building or enjoy an opera, musical

The beautiful Opera House is located by the harbour which you can see reflected in its architecture. Go for

The beautiful Opera House is located by the harbour which you can see reflected in its architecture. Go for a stroll around the building or enjoy an opera, musical or dance performance. 

The beautiful Opera House is located by the harbour which you can see reflected in its architecture. Go for

The beautiful Opera House is located by the harbour which you can see reflected in its architecture. Go for a stroll around the building or enjoy an opera, musical or dance performance. 

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HAGA

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Haga is also known as the historic district and already in 1637 the area was first mentioned in books. The area is famous for markets, boutiques and café’s that

Haga is also known as the historic district and already in 1637 the area was first mentioned in books. The area

Haga is also known as the historic district and already in 1637 the area was first mentioned in books. The area is famous for markets, boutiques and café’s that are nestled along the pebbled streets and beautiful

Haga is also known as the historic district and already in 1637 the area was first mentioned in books. The area

Haga is also known as the historic district and already in 1637 the area was first mentioned in books. The area is famous for markets, boutiques and café’s that are nestled along the pebbled streets and beautiful old buildings. We would recommend to start exploring from Haga Nygata. 

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SKANSEN KRONAN

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This fortress was built in 1687 and was never drawn into battle. In the mid 1800´s the fortress was used as a prison and later as emergency housing. Today, it is

This fortress was built in 1687 and was never drawn into battle. In the mid 1800´s the fortress was used as

This fortress was built in 1687 and was never drawn into battle. In the mid 1800´s the fortress was used as a prison and later as emergency housing. Today, it is a military museum and offers one of the best

This fortress was built in 1687 and was never drawn into battle. In the mid 1800´s the fortress was used as

This fortress was built in 1687 and was never drawn into battle. In the mid 1800´s the fortress was used as a prison and later as emergency housing. Today, it is a military museum and offers one of the best panoramic views of Gothenburg.

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