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 Rosenlund, 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 Rosenlund, the chic historic district Haga, take in the…

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 Rosenlund, 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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Stenpiren Travel Center

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Stenpiren Travel Center is located on the wharf between Skeppsbron and Rosenlund. Stenpiren is a hub for trams, ferries and bus services. It also houses: a café,

Stenpiren Travel Center is located on the wharf between Skeppsbron and Rosenlund. Stenpiren is a hub for trams,

Stenpiren Travel Center is located on the wharf between Skeppsbron and Rosenlund. Stenpiren is a hub for trams, ferries and bus services. It also houses: a café, flower shop, kiosk, food service and waiting

Stenpiren Travel Center is located on the wharf between Skeppsbron and Rosenlund. Stenpiren is a hub for trams,

Stenpiren Travel Center is located on the wharf between Skeppsbron and Rosenlund. Stenpiren is a hub for trams, ferries and bus services. It also houses: a café, flower shop, kiosk, food service and waiting areas.

Click here to start planning your trip with tram, bus or ferry

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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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Rosenlund

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The quay at Rosenlund has always been a natural pilgrimage for fresh fish for the Gothenburgers. The classic Feskekôrka market hall is simply a must to visit in town.

The quay at Rosenlund has always been a natural pilgrimage for fresh fish for the Gothenburgers. The classic

The quay at Rosenlund has always been a natural pilgrimage for fresh fish for the Gothenburgers. The classic Feskekôrka market hall is simply a must to visit in town. Nowadays the area houses several exciting

The quay at Rosenlund has always been a natural pilgrimage for fresh fish for the Gothenburgers. The classic

The quay at Rosenlund has always been a natural pilgrimage for fresh fish for the Gothenburgers. The classic Feskekôrka market hall is simply a must to visit in town. Nowadays the area houses several exciting bars, shops and restaurants.

Recommended restaurants: Barabicu, Dubbel Dubbel, Fee Fi Fo Fum, Komex Market and Boulebar.

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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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LÅNGGATORNA

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The old hard-working harbour area, Långgatorna, close to Järntorget has become the city´s most vibrant area filled with trendy restaurants and bars. The latest

The old hard-working harbour area, Långgatorna, close to Järntorget has become the city´s most vibrant area

The old hard-working harbour area, Långgatorna, close to Järntorget has become the city´s most vibrant area filled with trendy restaurants and bars. The latest addition is Auktionsverket on Tredje Långgatan,

The old hard-working harbour area, Långgatorna, close to Järntorget has become the city´s most vibrant area

The old hard-working harbour area, Långgatorna, close to Järntorget has become the city´s most vibrant area filled with trendy restaurants and bars. The latest addition is Auktionsverket on Tredje Långgatan, an old auction house converted into several restaurants, wine bar, café and gallery. But you will also find many bars, galleries and shops spread out on the two other parallel streets. 

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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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