New Älvsborg Fortress Overview
New Alvsborg Fortress located on the mouth of River Gota is one of Gothenburg’s well-preserved fortresses belonging to the 17th century. The fort which was once used as a prison for the offenders now stands as one of the most interesting places to see in Gothenburg.

A guided boat ride from Lilla Bommen takes you through the wharf to the fortress in about 30 minutes. On the island you can enjoy a leisurely stroll around the historical monuments and beautiful natural surroundings. You will be informed about the history of the fortress since 1653 till date by your tour guide.

Location: Nya Älvsborgs Fästning, 426 76 Västra Frölunda, Sweden
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