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a steep climb!

Great views over the built-up area of greater Gothenburg, very pleasant at sundown when the lights... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adrian B
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Good Views

It can be a bit of a climb to reach the top, I would suggest not using the steps and use the path... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
North Shields, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Emerentias Backe, 411 04 Goteborg, Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views over the built-up area of greater Gothenburg, very pleasant at sundown when the lights of the city make the climb worthwhile.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 9 October 2018

It can be a bit of a climb to reach the top, I would suggest not using the steps and use the path instead. The view from the top is great but outside of the small hut making coffee and waffles there is not much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kevinsQ5027BM
Reviewed 21 July 2018

On a very warm July afternoon we spotted the tower from the streets of Gothenburg and just had to discover more. After climbing many steps we were rewarded with views in all directions and took advantage of the photographic opportunities. Go, see and do, if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank griff2810
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Our group of friends from the U.S. thoroughly enjoyed this historic structure ... the views from here are amazing learning about the history of how this fort was used was really cool.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank terrycarlson2018
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We are going to get married next year and this is a great place to have it! The staff is great and very helpful and the food looks delicious. An awesome place to have a wedding!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SaraG1327
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Great views over the city and a nice tranquil place to relax. Steps leading up were rewarded with a nice breeze, green trees and great views. All in all a nice stop on a stroll through the city.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Knut_43
Reviewed 13 July 2017

there is rather interesting way to get there over the set of stairs. spectacular view from the top place. lovely part of Goteborg.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Andrei R
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Nice view from up there / somewhat of a walk to get there / cafe and pub had good beer at a reasonable price...

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TheTravellingPirate
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent historical building, with a marvellous view of Gothenburg below. Many many steps going up on the city side, but we walked down a gently sloping path, which was much easier!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 82SteveB
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Climb up to the skansen Lejonet is amazing, you get in contact with the nature and by the end such a good surprise, a take breath landscape!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Thiago F
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