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Sjomanstornet

Karl Johansgatan 1-3, Gothenburg, Sweden
+46 31 61 29 00
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Tower that tells a story

Love this tower where the fisherman's widow is looking out on the ocean for her lover. A beautiful... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
Martinodman
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Stockholm, Sweden
Nice view from above over Göta älv and Gothenburg.

After 194 steps I reached the viewing platform. From the round platform you will have a 360... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2015
ElReyDeLaSalsa
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Sjömanstornet (The Seaman's Tower) at the Maritime Museum (sjofartsmuseum), next to Stigbergstorget was built in memory of deceased marines of the First World War. Their names and the ships they served on are inscribed at the foot of the tower, which was inaugurated in 1933. Visitors have to walk up 139 steps to the top of the tower where the five-metre statue Kvinna vid havet ("Woman by the Sea) stands.
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17 Jul 2016
“Tower that tells a story”
4 May 2015
“Nice view from above over Göta älv and Gothenburg.”
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Karl Johansgatan 1-3, Gothenburg, Sweden
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+46 31 61 29 00

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Love this tower where the fisherman's widow is looking out on the ocean for her lover. A beautiful landmark of Gothenburg,

Thank Martinodman
Reviewed 4 May 2015

After 194 steps I reached the viewing platform. From the round platform you will have a 360 degree view over Majorna and other residential areas, Göta älv, Älvsborgsbron and also over the city. The tower was erected to commemorate the Swedish sailors that died onboard...More

Thank ElReyDeLaSalsa
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We had a banquet dinner here, for about 60 people, and the service and food were impeccable. For a starter we had shrimp with caviar that was simply outstanding. The main course was filet of cod with a lovely cream sauce, perfectly cooked and presented....More

Thank JudyZ167
Reviewed 7 January 2012

One of the best places to view Goteborg from with a nice historical backdrop. You can even get married here.

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