Goteborg, Sweden Cruise Port, 2018 and 2019 Cruises to Goteborg, Sweden | The Cruise Web
 

Goteborg, Sweden Cruise Port

Goteborg is the Swedish name of Gothenburg, which is a city right by the Kattegat, an arm of the North Sea, on Sweden's West coast. The city was founded in 1621 by King Adolphus as a result of a royal charter. The city is divided into three regions namely; the city proper, the urban area, and the metropolitan area. The latter is the largest with a population of 982,360 people, according to data gathered in 2015, and covers an area of 3,694.86 km2. The urban area covers an approximate area of 203.67 km2 and holds a population of around 549,839 people, the city proper holds 548,190 people and covers 447.76 km2. These statistics make it the 2nd largest city in Sweden. Listed below are recommended activities and experiences that visitors could enjoy after cruising to Goteborg, Sweden:
 
  • The city is big on seafood and this warrants a visit to the Feskekorka, or Fish Market. The market dates back to 1874 where it was constructed as a structural experiment. All sorts of seafood delicacies can be found and enjoyed here.
     
  • Art fanatics should make a point of not missing out on the marvel that is Konstmuseet, also known as the Museum of Art. The museum exhibits a unique and highly acclaimed collection of Nordic art that is sure to leave the fanatics speechless.
     
  • One of the city's main attractions is the Liseberg Amusement Park. It is an ideal location for those travelling as a family to enjoy themselves. People are advised to go on the park's thrilling rides or enjoy stunning views of Goteberg from atop some of the rides.
     
  • Those interested in the architecture and historical significance of some of Sweden's structures should visit the Alvsborg Fortress located on the harbor inlet. It dates back to a time even before the 1717-19 war against the Danes where it held them back successfully.
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