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Slottsskogen, Gothenburg

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In addition to parkland, Slottsskogen offers sites such as a zoo and Swedish heritage area. The park was founded in 1876, during the development of the 17th-century city of Gothenburg. The popular zoo features native animals, and the historical zone is full of small Swedish cottages typical of different regions. Take in the natural surroundings at this 137 hectare (339 acre) park by exploring open spaces or hiking one of its many trails. Stroll through the English-inspired landscaping or play a game at one of the park's many sports fields. For Slottsskogen and beyond, use our Gothenburg travel itinerary maker to get the most from your Gothenburg vacation.
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Gothenburg has much to offer in the way of accommodations, all relatively close to the city center. You'll find a number of upscale hotels in the city center and on the outskirts of the city as well, that offer a luxurious, private retreat. There are a few mid-range options here in the form of hotels and bed and breakfasts. Budget-conscious travelers can seek out a number of hostels and guesthouses, or rent an apartment and save money on food by cooking at home. If you're feeling a bit more adventurous, opt to stay at one of the many campsites. No matter what your price point, be sure to book in advance.
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  • Beautiful day, lots to see - Natural History museum and Elks, live stock, small farm for the younger children. Great place for picnics or otherwise eat/drink at the cafes & restaurants. Great day out....  more »
  • The entrance we went in was opposite the botanic garden but you would need to walk over the footbridge to get there. Parking is cheaper at the botanic gardens and. To be honest we much preferred our w...  more »
  • An awesome beautiful park in the middle of the city, with tons of fun activities scheduled round the year, from "Tough Viking" or other completions to Way Out West and other concerts, for which you mi...  more »
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  • Beautiful green park with a good zoo with horse pony ride . Good place for kids to play around animals like goat and watch some Penguins
  • Beautiful park with wonderful nature. Lakes, animals, playgrounds.. Great place for a simple stroll or a day out for families with children.
  • Perfect park for all park activities: pick-nick, exercise or a stroll. It doubles as a free-of-charge zoo as well!
  • Awesome place! For playing beach, run or just a stroll while watching animals or grabbing ice cream or coffee.
  • Perfect place for peace and quiet, there are penguins, moose, seals, childrens petty zoo, horses, cafes and restaurants, ice cream places, mini golf, places to play football. Great place to come!