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“The most famous street in Gothenburg”
Review of Avenyn

Avenyn
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Best of Gothenburg Photography and Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #1 of 15 Nightlife in Gothenburg
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Vanersborg, Sweden
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“The most famous street in Gothenburg”
Reviewed 13 July 2010

Avenyn or "Kungsportsavenyn" as it is actually named is the most famous street in Gothenburg. The biggest shopping districts are also close to the street, because there are always a lot of people here. I think it is ok, but it is overrated. Food and coffee places are very expensive here. You can eat open-air in most cafés here, but I would recommend you to go someplace else if you want a nicer view (at least I am not into seeing dirty streets and cars when I eat at a café).

However, when you are in Gothenburg this street is hard to miss. And I do really recommend you taking a stroll there. At the top end you also have a huge building containing the city's art museum. In front of it you have a small market place with the most famous statue in Gothenburg: Poseidon. I do recommend a visit there. The view from the top of the stairs in front of the museum is also nice. You can see almost the whole of "Avenyn".

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Cambridge, UK
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“get there late”
Reviewed 18 December 2009

We were in Gothenburg for one night so wanted to make it count. after reading here about Avenyn we headed there first at about 8 on a saturday night, we were dissapointed at first, only a few Irish pubs, so we searched around the city and found small pockets of bars for cocktails. then some locals said they were heading back to Avenyn at about 1am. we joined and the street was buzzing. The street comes alive and there are many Clubs with rope barriers outside only letting a select few in.
The Lounge where we were meant to be going had a massive que so we opted for Niva which was next door. got in with a shorter que for £14. take a full wallet. 1st drink-long island iced tea, cost £18 per glass, the place is good though, 3 floors even though we only ventured upstairs at the end of the night, open til 4.30. have fun

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Jönköping
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“Tourist trap”
Reviewed 17 August 2008

Some things to see and there are some nice gems, but understand that if you go to a restaurant or café on Avenyn, you are paying a tourist premium. A few streets over, it will be cheaper.

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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“Gothenburg's Great Street”
Reviewed 2 December 2007

This is a splendid avenue offering the visitor the best that this fine city offers,I enjoyed walking up and down this avenue enjoying its fine shops.From this great street,you have easy access to this city's art museum,the Rohuska Museum of Decorative Art,the Saluhallen(this city's fine central market),and the University of Gothenburg.

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“Avoid Deep Nightclub but enjoy Gothenburg”
Reviewed 16 February 2007

The Aveny in Gothenburg is a buzzing place full of restaurants and night clubs at least if you go on a Friday or a Saturday. You can find cousine from many countries and don't be affraid to try Swedish (husmanskost) it is delightful, however unless you like fish very much then avoid the sill och potatis (pickled herring with potatoes - I love them). Sweden have more to offer than just meat balls. Lilla London is a good old place to eat. One top night spot to be recommended is Lounges, fantastic staff and superior surroundings the music is also very good to dance away the night. The selecion of champagne is fantastic. The party goers there are 27+. BLVD is another club to be recommended again friendly and cheerful staff. Sweden is indeed a great experience that is if you discount the club called DEEP, contrary to the normal friendly standard in Sweden, this does not apply at DEEP where the aim of the staff is to try and get you drunk and spend all your cash and then they will throw you out from the club because you are too drunk. One gentleman I spoke to even had his coat stolen by the wardrobe staff, not good as it was -10 degrees cold. I was left to look after a young girl who was thrown out and landed in my lap as I was leaving. I asked for some assistance but the door men refused point blank, they could not care less what would happen to this ex-customer (who actually became violently ill). The scam at Deep goes on, my word is to avoid this worse than average night club. The club is small narrow and dingy, I will not even mention the toilets just in case you are eating. But yes apart from Deep do visit the Aveny it is a great place it is a shame that every place has an exception!

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