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Gustav Adolfs Torg

Gustav Adolfs Torg, Gothenburg 41110, Sweden
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

If you just explore the Gothenburg city center a little , you can't miss this. Take a snap, there's nothing much else to it.

Thank Keithlhk
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Ther is rely nothing to do her, its just a statue of old swedish king that decided that this is the place Gothenburg will be... Ofc you need to go ther and take a picture of it wen your are on holiday but thats all...

Thank Robin George W
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My review comes with the caveat that the square is currently (October 2016) undergoing construction work on what I presume to be the municipal buildings. That means one side of the square is hidden by construction junk. As such, I didn't really find the square...More

Thank asdfqwerty1234
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It is just a simple manument and not important .you can visit many of them in this city and other cities like it.if you walk in center you will see it .not worry

Thank mehdirani
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Ok, it's just a nice square.. but you take the time to look at it carefully, it's truly a hidden gem. I personally loved the gold unicorns in each pole surrounding the square to light this unexpected square.

Thank Adel N
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a nice central square especially for a smaller city. There is a very big statue in the center of the square and city hall is on one side. This is also the starting point for the 'train' tour of downtown. Its an easy...More

1  Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nice square in the centre of the city with an impressive statue. Good spot for people watching and the little train tour.

Thank Jimmydtraveler
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The location of the statue is not far from the train station. Unfortunately there are some big cranes in the back ground that hampers your picture taking of the statue. An important statue for the city to have. We are glad that we got to...More

Thank French S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The square is not spectacular but the location is great to start or end a tour of city center. Lots of interesting streets around, there is a water canal, nt far to the big gardensm shops,,,and some bus, tram stations close, including the one for...More

Thank izi f
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Apparently the tour guide on the Paddan tour boat informed us all that Gustav Adolfs is pointing at the spot where he said Gothenburg should be founded.

Thank MARTYW1971
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