The new Alvsborg fortress
Clinging to an island in the middle of the Göta, this fortress, built between 1653 and 1670, stood up to the joint attacks of the Danish and Norwegian fleets in 1719, as a result of which Gothenburg was saved. It became a prison in the 18C. Nowadays, marriage ceremonies are held in the small chapel.
Address:Lilla Bommen, 411 04 Göteborg
Price:180 SEK (-11 years old 90 SEK)
early Jul-mid Aug: tours at 10.45am, noon, 1.15pm and 2.30pm
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