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Lilla Bommen, Gothenburg
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Lilla Bommen, popularly referred to as The Lipstick, is an 86m high post-modern high-rise with 22 floors in the Lilla Bommen district of central Gothenburg, Sweden. It is commonly referred to by people from Gothenburg as Läppstiftet (The Lipstick), Skanskaskrapan (The Skanska Skyscraper), Vattenståndet (a double-entendre: The Water Level, but also The Water Erection) or Legohuset (The Lego House), although the official name is simply Lilla Bommen after its location.Skanskaskrapan was designed by Ralph Erskine in cooperation with White Architects and built by Skanska in the late 1980s, led by Gösta Backmark.The building was completed in 1989, and has 27596m2 of office space, 2501m2 of shopping space and 1528m2 for other functions. Owned by the Vasakronan real estate company, it is possible to take an elevator to the top floor café GötheborgsUtkiken (The Gothenburg Lookout), which has a good view of the city.
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  • It's not different from any port. Lilla Bommen as the city's symbol. But we couldn't find anything to lead to a value. Maybe but the summer sailings in November bombostu and sansi find viking ship did not affect us at the hic.
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  • While walking around the Harbour and away I went, even the lipstick Tower. Walking distance where you can do a good composition. Take a boat tour of the deulreossdeon spent time there, and sitting on the bench who can sit and watch a lot of yachts, it was a place to relax and slow down.
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  • Lilla Bommen is located at the entrance of the port a few steps from the Central station and the shopping centre Nordstan. In the high-rise, called the lipstick, is a good lunch restaurant and conference rooms. In the area outside the lipstick is a Marina for boats and in summer some outdoor cafes. More a stone's throw away is the Opera House, which opened in the early 1980s. In the Opera House is a very good lunch restaurant
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  • Interesting building, that is called lipstick. I would call it a spaceship or rocket. Good orientation point can be visible from fear away.
  • Ugly building, nice view.
  • Perfect place to start your Gothenburg tour. You can see the whole town from the top.
  • Amazing art in building
  • Good quantity for lunch, OK taste