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Skansen Kronan

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Address: Skansberget, Gothenburg 402 33, Sweden
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+46 31 711 30 33
10:00 - 15:00
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Steep stairs to a fine tower on top of the hill. The view is OK but not fantastic.

It is a short and very steep walk from the Hagan district. A nice tower to be seen from the outside and a good information panel. The view is not as good as I expected - not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a short and very steep walk from the Hagan district. A nice tower to be seen from the outside and a good information panel. The view is not as good as I expected - not because of the hill but because of the topology af Göteborg/Gothenburg - perhaps because most houses are of the same height. I expected... More 

Thank Nielsjespersen
Gothenburg, Sweden
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31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

right in the city center and squeezed in between the old quarters of Haga (take a walk through) and the Linnéstaden, old houses and wide street, bouth areas perfect for lunch, coffee or dinner later on, you can find this little hill with the fort on top. a fort build way back in time and a piece of Göteborg history.... More 

Thank matsnilserikande2017
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95 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good workout to take the stairs up to the top! 365 degrees great view over the city. Take the other way down by taking the path. You can reach Haga, the oldest part of Gothenburg from here as well.

Thank Swedenvacationers
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Incredible how amazing Gothenburg is to do outside activities, different places, such as skansen Kronan, that motivate us to simple go for a walk with the family, run with friends, or even a picnic!

Thank Thiago F
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286 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Quite a climb up to it but well worthwhile. I was lucky to get access to the tower which is done up for events but still impressive with history

Thank tav_mind
warwick, new york
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178 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Skansen Kronan successfully guarded Gothenburg harbor from invasion for hundreds of years. It deserves a better fate than being a catering hall and concert spot. Climbing this long stair case is not easy for an old man and especially disappointing to find this unique fortress locked up tighter than a clamshell. It has an imposing view on all sides, an... More 

1 Thank joe s
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

If you want a birds eye view of Gothenburg then climb those stairs and see the whole city for you self. It's a perfect place for relaxing and hanging out with friends on a sunny day with great view

Thank Preeti1111984
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97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Nice views and a historic building. Also, getting to the top of the many stairs provided us with some exercise.

Thank mrvancouverbc
Gothenburg, Sweden
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222 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I suppose you could make the climb if you are in the area. Otherwise don't. There are so many other, much more interesting spots to visit that comes with this type of view.

Thank KentA704
Andover, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went up for the view on a sunny day. Based on the descriptions and reviews, I was a bit afraid of the climb but it was not bad at all. Yet, it is high enough to look down the whole city. I went there after strolling Haga (very close) then walked to the Fish Church - all done in 3-4... More 

1 Thank chieandover

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