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Lots of locks

Nice to wander around for an hour to see the locks and the boats go through them. A Must see if... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
PaulG78
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Netherlands
The locks of Berg and the climb from the lake Roxen to Göta Kanal is impressive

There are supposed to be seven steps to heaven according the an old tune. In Bergs Slussar there a... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
490satishs
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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 Bergs Slussar, Vreta Kloster 590 77, Sweden
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Nice to wander around for an hour to see the locks and the boats go through them. A Must see if you're into civil engineering.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PaulG78
Reviewed November 6, 2018

There are supposed to be seven steps to heaven according the an old tune. In Bergs Slussar there a seven locks from the lake to the top of Göta Kanal. It is an impressive piece of engineering. On a summer day it must be lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

When you are in this area you should spend a half-day here. A nice and interesting environment with all the locks, which still works as they did when they were built, despite that they are electrified nowadays. You will find nice café's and restaurants or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Bergs Slussar is exciting to visit for both children and adults. If you have the option, it's a good idea to combine it with one of the canal boats to be locked through. Many cafes in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mia M
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The locks are a spectacular view in action. If you take a walk down to lake Roxet you'll be able to really feel the height difference, which these locks allow the ships to conquer. And if you're a history buff, be sure to read about...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

...to watch the boats being transferred through it. Boats seem to come by quite frequently so you don't have to wait too long.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JoeWul
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Even though I work in the area I still love to visit this place once in a while. If you go there, go there on a sunny day. You can enjoy the great view over Roxen (the lake) and watch boats go through the lock...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Hanzon88
Reviewed August 29, 2016

The locks at Bergs are part of the engineering marvel called Gota Kanal which allows small ships to traverse across Sweden in a 190 km (about 118 miles) long waterway. The original driving force was to avoid Danish tolls when passing through Oresund. The massive...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Reslysten54
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This place are near Berg city , in Google Maps Bergs Slussar. We have a luck when we came to Berg Slussar , and can to see two ships that passage through gateways. This gateways are automatic and have 3 levels. We was here one...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank vadest
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way from Linköping to Göteborg and ended up spending an hour or so watching the Wasa Lejon traverse the locks. Fascinating to watch the process. Lots of great photo ops. Don't think it would have been nearly as interesting if there wasn't...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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