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  • Address: Landalagatan, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +46-313684000
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Park, Family And Kids

Castle forest, better known as Slottsskogen is a beautiful 137 hectare wide park situated in central Gothenburg. It is a Swedish cultural hub with small cottages from many countries ago, a zoo consisting of Swedish animals, a pond with penguins and seals, and a playground for softball, football and Frisbee golf. Castle forest is the center of the Way Out West Festival that is celebrated every year.

The highest point of the park is located in the north, where people can enjoy Gothenburg’s best views. There are potholes which are basically craters in the rock dug out of ice more than 12 thousand years ago! Here the visitors may wander around the paths amongst the native trees like linden, maple, beech & different types of oak. A few trees are as old as 300 years. Azaleas are the plants which do not grow naturally in Sweden but have turned into a hallmark of castle forest through the dense Azaleadalen. Azaleadalen flourish normally from late May or early June for a short period of less than three weeks. Of course, this period alters each year depending on the weather so it is difficult to predict just when. There are several rivers in the Castle Forest which which are home to unique species of salamanders and frogs for all the nature lovers.

Gothenburg’s brilliant hectare of lush green pastures the Slottsskogen is a favorite tourist as well local spot! Entry being free, you do not have to pay to pay any price for the Slottsskogen Tickets. However, there are some good attractions around. To buy Tickets for Slottsskogen’s check out our tickets section. Buy tickets for Slottsskogen at a very reasonable price, and its adjoining attractions. Slottsskogen ticket prices are gratuitous. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Gothenburg itinerary 1 day.

Slottsskogen Travel Tips

  • It is also known for the Way Out West Festival that happens every year and people enjoy a lot.     
  • The attractions inside have separate admission fees.

How to Reach Slottsskogen

  • Gothenburg Central Station (rail)
  • Linneplatsen or Marklansgatan (bus) 

  • Kontiki Slottsskogen
  • Restaurant Kock & Vin AB
  • Lilla Tavernan

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  • Slottsskogen Address: Landalagatan, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Slottsskogen Contact Number: +46-313684000
  • Slottsskogen Timing: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm
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  • 81.74% of people who visit Gothenburg include Slottsskogen in their plan

  • 68.37% of people start their Slottsskogen visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Slottsskogen

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

93.41% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Slottsskogen

People normally club together Volvo Museum and Botaniska Tradgarden while planning their visit to Slottsskogen.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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