Slottsskogen

Slottsskogen (English. Castle Forest) is a 137 hectares large park located in central Gothenburg, Sweden.

History

When Gothenburg was founded in the 17th century, the area of Slottsskogen was a forest that belonged to (the old) Älvsborg Fortress. In the 1880s the city had grown to the vicinity of the forest, and merchant August Kobb took initiative to create the city park, which has the character of an English garden with lawns and trees.

Activities

Slottsskogen has a wide range of activities: there is a zoo with Swedish animals, a pond with seals and penguins, a Swedish heritage area with small cottages from different counties, a playground for football, softball, frisbee golf and so forth. Slottskogen is also the home of the Way Out West Festival, which occurs annually.

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Mathilda Larsson
20 July 2017
Big city park, clean and family friendly. Hosts the Way out west festival. Big playground, picnics, animals etc.
Staffan Wennberg
12 August 2014
Located in the park is a small zoo, with elks, seals, penguins and a collection of farm animals. The exhibits are part of the park, rather than a confined park-in-the-park, so there's no entrance fee.
Cikelm
10 June 2014
A green space for picnic or jogging, besides various public events ... and here you can find elks, deer, lamb, goats, geese, duck, and penguins too. Don't forget the flower garden and mini zoo ...
Saman Sohrabi
10 April 2016
The park is great but small. It doesn't come anywhere close to Djurgården in Sthlm.
Lars Bull
27 July 2017
Sprawling beautiful park with restaurants, cafés, animals and playgrounds.
Johan Jönsson
5 November 2015
A stroll along the broad pathways in a varying forest and lawn landscape. Also some swedish wild animals at the top.
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Thu-Fri Noon–8:00 PM
Sat 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
Sun 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
Mon Noon–8:00 PM
Tue Noon–6:00 PM

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