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Scandinavia's busiest port

It may be a busy port, but Gothenburg has much more to offer than traditional water-related attractions. It’s inexpensive, compared to other destinations in Sweden, and more fun than you’d expect: there are over 60,000 students at the Gothenburg University, so you can expect a young atmosphere everywhere you go. Add to your Gothenburg travel guide Liseberg, Scandinavia’s largest amusement park, or, if you’d like to experience the city’s heritage first hand, don’t miss Skansen Kronan and Haga, with its picturesque wooden houses from the 19th century.

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Barnens Zoo

Mini-Zoo for Children

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At the Barnens Zoo children get a chance to interact with many different species of animals in their natural habitat. Farm animals like pigs, ducks, sheep, and goats are allowed to roam freely in an enclosure. Children can get close and pet these friendly animals.

There is a special event at Barnens Zoo every afternoon. From 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm, you can walk up close to some arctic animals like penguins and seals and watch them while they are being fed by the zoos’ keepers.

To get to the Barnens Zoo, you can take trams 1, 2, or 7 going to Botaniska trädgården.

Barnens Zoo
Odinsgatan 28 B, 401 26 Göteborg , Gothenburg
Phone
+46 31 827 566
Hours
9AM to 7PM