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Address: Karl Johansgatan 1-3, Gothenburg, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 31 612 900
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Sjömanstornet (The Seaman's Tower) at the Maritime Museum (sjofartsmuseum),...

Sjömanstornet (The Seaman's Tower) at the Maritime Museum (sjofartsmuseum), next to Stigbergstorget was built in memory of deceased marines of the First World War. Their names and the ships they served on are inscribed at the foot of the tower, which was inaugurated in 1933. Visitors have to walk up 139 steps to the top of the tower where the five-metre statue Kvinna vid havet ("Woman by the Sea) stands.

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Nice view from above over Göta älv and Gothenburg.

After 194 steps I reached the viewing platform. From the round platform you will have a 360 degree view over Majorna and other residential areas, Göta älv, Älvsborgsbron and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
ElReyDeLaSalsa
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Gothenburg, Sweden

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

After 194 steps I reached the viewing platform. From the round platform you will have a 360 degree view over Majorna and other residential areas, Göta älv, Älvsborgsbron and also over the city. The tower was erected to commemorate the Swedish sailors that died onboard Swedish ships during WWI.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

We had a banquet dinner here, for about 60 people, and the service and food were impeccable. For a starter we had shrimp with caviar that was simply outstanding. The main course was filet of cod with a lovely cream sauce, perfectly cooked and presented. Dessert was a white chocolate pudding with strawberries and a little rhubarb on top. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

One of the best places to view Goteborg from with a nice historical backdrop. You can even get married here.

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