Welcome to Gothenburg’s city guide

ViewGothenburg.com is Gothenburg’s new digital city guide. Our goal is to show the best of this fantastic west coast city to all the international and Swedish tourists who each year travel to Gothenburg (or Göteborg as we say in Swedish) as well as the people living in the city and its surroundings.

On our site ViewGothenburg.com, we make it easy and fun for tourists and Gothenburgers to find the best of what the city has to offer when it comes to things to do, shopping, accommodation, restaurants, bars, nightlife, events, attractions, and more.

Our website visitors should always be offered the very best of Gothenburg. Therefore, we closely follow what’s happening in and around the city.

Enjoy our website and your visit to Gothenburg!

Facts about Gothenburg

  • The city of Gothenburg was established in 1621.
  • Gothenburg is Sweden’s second-largest city with 600,559 inhabitants.
  • Gothenburg has the longest summer in Sweden, 144 days.
  • Gothenburg is a popular tourist destination, and each year the city earns more than SEK 21 billion from tourism.
  • Gothenburg has 358,000 guest nights every year.
  • Gothenburg has Sweden’s most visited tourist attraction – Liseberg amusement park, with 3 million visitors annually.
  • Gothenburg has received several international awards for its sustainability efforts.
  • Gothenburg has the largest port in the Nordic region.
  • Gothenburg is one of Europe’s fastest-growing metropolitan areas.