Fish Church, Gothenburg

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Named for its resemblence to a Gothic church, Fish Church today markets fresh catches as a fish market in Sweden's seafood hub. Gothenburg has long been known for its gastronomic scene, much of which focuses on fish and other seafood. Since this market opened in 1874, it has become an institution in the city, attracting tourists and locals alike. Tour the stalls of the indoor hall and purchase fish and shellfish, including local delicacies. If you're hungry, stop in to the site's seafood restaurant. Using our international travel planner, Gothenburg attractions like Fish Church can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Apart from the building which somiqlia to a church, didn't notice important peculiarities the variety of fish and shellfish. Is not very extensive.
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  • Have been to this place many times to get fresh fish and fantastic tasting sea food fresh from the nearby sea. There is nothing that comapres in many other places. It's so nice!  more »
  • A fantastic fish market in a unique environment. Knowledgeable staff and a wide selection. The story of the building varies in the vernacular.
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