The Go City Gothenburg is the tourist city pass to visit Gothenburg saving money when visiting museums and other attractions.
Its counterpart in the east coast of Sweden is the successful Go City Stockholm pass which is available in the capital of Sweden. Occasionally you can buy your Go City Pass online with a 10% discount. The tourist card is valid for a year so take the chance to buy it when discounts are available.
With the Go City Gothenburg pass you will have access to many places of interest, attractions, activities and boat tours in both Gothenburg and the surrounding area.
All-inclusive Attractions in 2022
Some of the free-entry attractions included in tourist pass are these:
Hop-On Hop-Off buses: buses that run along the main sighseeing locations in Gothenburg. Just hop-on and hop-off as many times as you want.
Göteborgs Konstmuseum: enjoy works from the 15th century in Gothenburg’s Art Museum. There is place also for contemporary art.
Gunnebo Slott & Trädgårdar: with the city card you are granted a visit to Gunnebo Palace and its wonderful gardens. This palace was one of the main settlements in northern Europe during the 18th century.
Prison Island: an escape-room adventure where you and your friends try to escape in less than an hour from a prison made of 34 cells.
Hasselblad Center: dive into photography thanks to the exhibitions by international and Swedish photographers at the Hasselblad Center in Gothenburg.
Idrottmuseet: this museum dedicated to sports features a collection that surely will be much liked by nostalgics.
Laserdome: free entry to a 20-minute long laser game.
Maritiman: is a experience for those who love the sea and vessels. More than 15 under one “roof”. From the submarine Nordkaparen to the warship Småland. In 2015 the Maritiman museum in Gothenburg was awarded a certificate of excellence.
Tramway Museum: an special way to get to know urban development in Gothenburg and how this transportation system adapted to the city. The museum features vehicles from the 1800s on.
Paddan: is the popular name for a flat boat sailing through Gothenburg’s channels – built in the 17th century – and take your to the harbour and the sea. From aboard you will get to see the Opera, the ‘Lipstick’, the Feskekörka – The Fishchurch. Paddan is one of the preferred attractions for the tourists. During Christmas season you can take Paddan to the inside of Liseberg to enjoy the lovely winter market.
Archipelago Tour: a 2.5-hour long tour by boat through the magical archipelago surrounding the city.
Bohus fästning: a visit to the Bohus Fortress – dated from over 700 years ago – that has been attacked over 14 times by Swedes, Danes and Norwegians without giving up. The Bohus Fortress is located outside of Gothenburg to the north in Kungälv.
Volvo Museum: Sweden’s most famous car manufacturer dating from 1927 has its own museum. Besides cars, buses and other vehicles there are other exhibitions featuring Volvo Ocean Race and Volvo Golf Experiences.
Göteborgs Stadsmuseum: is the City Museum of Gothenburg and thus the right place to get to know the transformation of the town from 1600s until today. There is also an exhibition about vikings and its life in Sweden and there you will find the only viking vessel featured in a museum: the so called Äskekärr.
Röda Sten Konsthall: theater, art, music and contemporary dance are featured in the exhibitions at Röda Sten, located by the harbour. Some times at Friday and Saturday night the art gallery turns into a dance club. On Sundays they serve their “Meat Free Sunday Brunch” (always full-house). Not surprisingly, the restaurant at Röda Sten is one of the ones appearing in the Swedish White Guide.
Boat Tour Around Hisingen: a boat tour around the island of Hisingen, one of the biggest islands in Sweden, and located on the north shore of the Göta River. The Björkö fjord, Gothenburg’s harbour and the archipelago will be some of the landscapes and destinations you will get to see.
Slottskogen Adventure Golf: a 18-hole minigolf track at Slottskogen, the center for natural life outdoors in Gothenburg.
Paddan in Säveån: the Säve River is known as the Swedish Amazonas and now can be enjoyed aboard a Paddan boat. This guided tour takes you to the river to learn about its fauna and flora.
Ringlinien: a vintage tramway dating from 1900 and 1960 and running between Liseberg and Gothenburg’s Central Station during summer and winter.
You can find all the attractions here.
Prices For The Go City Gothenburg Pass
The tourist pass can be purchased for 1, 2, 3 or 5 days in a row and there are versions for both adults and children.
- 1-day card: 350 SEK (~32 €/$32/£28) adults and 280 SEK (~26 €/$26/£23) children
- 2-day card: 500 SEK (~47 €/$47/£40) adults and 355 SEK (~32 €/$32/£29) children
- 3-day card: 570 SEK (~53 €/$53/£46) adults and 420 SEK (~39 €/$39/£34) children
- 5-day card: 750 SEK (~70 €/$70/£60) adults and 535 SEK (~50 €/$50/£43) children
Sometimes there are discounts available online that may help you save 10% of the normal price.
* Prices updated in October 2022
Buying And Getting Your City Pass
The Go City Gothenburg pass can be purchased online here and you will receive it in your phone.
One of the advantages of this renewed Gothenburg city card is the extra boat tours to the archipelago and the surrounds of Gothenburg. This will help, for sure, more people to get to know the city from the water (which by the way is very worth!)
Check my guide to visit Gothenburg in 3 days for more inspiration on what to do and see in the city. As always feel free to leave me a comment below if you need help or have a question regarding your trip to Sweden.