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Alvsborgs Nya Fastning

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Address: Nya Alvsborg, Gothenburg 411 10, Sweden
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Very good trip from the city, very beautiful.

You get the boat from the heart of the city and it takes you down the river and out to the castle. A very relaxing journey and you get to see Gothenburg from the water. When you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Marsascala, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice day trip from Gothenburg nice boat ride to a stunning fortress, tours are very animated with people wearing period costumes welcoming visitors at the dock.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You get the boat from the heart of the city and it takes you down the river and out to the castle. A very relaxing journey and you get to see Gothenburg from the water. When you arrived at the castle, you are herded all together for a tour lasting about an hour. This was something we really didn't want... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 496 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even the trip itself is worth coming! We sihghtseen some nice coast and harbour, saw interesting ships, big bridge... Th island with a fortress is great to walk around - we were with a dog and had fun for some hours. The tour was in swedish, but the actors were very funny,

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

here's my vlog about the whole thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsTg8smiFus ok so on their website, it says that they have guided tour in English but I think because there was only 2 of us that needed it to be in English and we didn't speak up, the whole thing was in Swedish and that's why I didn't give it a 5 stars.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Travel is by the Sankt Erik from Lilla Bommen. It wasn't a good start as a problem with the engine controls meant we reversed into the opposite quay. Oops! However after the 30 minute ride we arrived at the island. It seems very well maintained with a small, though pleasant, church which is still in use today. Unfortunately the museum... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I am mystified by all these rave reviews as it's really nothing great. Have these reviewers travelled so little that they think this is stellar?? The guided tour is only in Swedish and whilst there are plaques with English translations to most buildings, it takes you no more than 45 minutes to see everything. Yes, the tiny island is very... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Historical and well preseved fortress in Gothenburg at the harbour. Take the boat from Lilla bommen and you have to go back with the boat also. But there are plenty of time to see the guided tour and some own time. There are a smal restaurant but you can bring your own food. Nice excursion for the day, children loves... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This 17th century fortress and prison sits out in the middle of the river, accessible only by ferry. It's a popular place for banquets. The locals with me said they hadn't been here before and that it was a place for tourists. The food was OK, and the view of the nearby port was excellent.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

A lovely trip out to this old fortress. Here you can walk around a long time and feel what it was before. Please go with a guide,

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Vanersborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

What is there not to like with a fortress on an island? You get a tour of the island/fortress and a boat trip where you see Gothenburg from the seaside. The historical guided tour is not to be missed! We went to the island far too late in the afternoon, had only about 1,5 hours on the island which was... More 

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