Gothenburg: Haga Old Town Walking Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 2 hours
Haga is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Gothenburg. The pedestrian street Haga Nygata is lined with well-preserved houses, many in the characteristic Gothenburg style called "landshövdingehus," with one floor in brick and the rest in wood. Each iconic house and building has a wealth of historic significance and during this 2-hour walking tour, your tour guide will enlighten you about some of the best ones. As you go, be charmed in the most Swedish of ways by a neighborhood that used to be a slum with a seedy reputation in the 19th century but is now Gothenburg's hippest area with no shortage of cafes, delicatessens, and independent shops. Follow your local guide to the area's must-see places, hidden gems, and local hotspots, and gain a proper introduction to the most iconic neighborhood in Gothenburg.
Do as the Swedish do and go for a traditional fika at a fik. Your guide will teach you the art of Swedish fika, the act of relaxing with a coffee and a pastry. Discover Gothenburg’s top-class cafés and award-winning bakeries. Immerse yourself in their charming atmosphere and take Instagram-worthy photos of your treats. You will also hear stories about the city and learn interesting facts on this 2-hour walking tour.
At 10 AM, you will be picked up from your hotel in Gothenburg by our tour guide and driven to the Fish Church (Feskekôrka). It is an indoor fish market, whose name originates from the building's resemblance to a Neo-Gothic church. Gothenburg has long been known for its gastronomic scene, with a strong focus on seafood. Since the market opened in 1874, it has become a key tourist site in the city. Visit the stalls of the indoor hall and purchase fish and shellfish, including local delicacies. In addition to the fish market, there is also a seafood restaurant in the building.
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