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Destination:

Port/City: Gothenburg, Sweden

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
3 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*39.00 USD (Adult)
*29.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
Gothenburg City Tour - GF13

Find out about the history of Gothenburg and the significance of the canals to Gothenburg as a trade centre. Then continue down to the water to admire the famous Gothenburg Opera House. Drive west along the harbour to the cultural point "Klippan". Learn more about the old working quarters of Majorna and Masthugget. See the famous statue "Poseidon" by Carl Mille rising above the famous square called Goetaplatsen and overlooking the main street, Avenyn with its many pubs, shops and restaurants. Enjoy some free time for shopping before continuing the tour with a visit to Masthugg Church.
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This tour will give you an opportunity to get a great overview of Gothenburg while at the same time have some free time to discover the city on your own.

You begin at the Gustav Adolf Square and find out about the history of Gothenburg and the significance of the canals to Gothenburg as a trade centre. Then you continue down to the water to admire the famous Gothenburg Opera House.

Later you will drive west along the harbour to the cultural point "Klippan". Here you will learn more about the old working quarters of Majorna and Masthugget where docks men and sailors used to live in the past with their families.

You will also see the famous statue "Poseidon" made by Carl Mille rising above the famous square called Goetaplatsen and overlooking the main street - Avenyn with its many pubs, shops and restaurants

In the city centre, you will also enjoy some free time for shopping before continuing the tour.

The tour will continue with a visit to Masthugg Church (dating back to 1914 and built in national Romantic style) from where you will have a fantastic view of the surroundings before continuing to the Botanical Garden.

The Gothenburg Botanical Garden differs in many respects from most traditional botanical gardens on the European continent. It was conceived and planned by the municipality of Gothenburg in the 1910's as a botanical garden with an extra emphasis on horticulture, and with a broad scope in the Swedish community life.

Driving through Gothenburg other highlights on your route will be the events district, where you will pass by: the Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre, Sweden's most famous amusements park Liseberg, etc. You will also pass by the Nya Ullevi Stadium - Scandinavias biggest event arena with a capcity of 43 000 seats.


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