Clarion Hotel Post
Gothenburg, 411 03
Phone: (46) 31 61 90 00
Fax: (46) 31 61 90 99
Teater Uno is mainly a theater for children and youths, but people of all ages can definitely enjoy their shows. They seldom use an ordinary stage, but play amongst the audience members, who then become a part of the play. They are either asked questions or act as bystanders or scenery. When they performed The Prison Colony the crowd acted as a visiting delegation that was shown around by a prison guard, who spoke about how excellent and efficient the prison island was.
Walking along the quay or Gothenburg's waterfront on a pleasant afternoon is a lovely way to experience the city. The Packhuskajen is a departure quay from which several cruises and steamers depart and stop. Besides this, the quay side is filled with numerous places to visit including the Casino Cosmopol. Art and history enthusiasts will enjoy proximity to Maritiman Museum, Goteburg Opera and Emigranternas hus. Summertime is the time to visit, when the entire area is vibrant and bustling with a festive air when the Goteburg Culture Festival or the Goteborgs Kulturkalas starts. For details visit the festival's website.
Trädgårdsföreningen (the Garden Society) is located in the center of Gothenburg and was founded in 1842. The park features a rose garden, a palm house, a butterfly house and some lovely old architecture. The palm house has an exotic climate and tropical plants. It was constructed in 1878 as a replica of London's Crystal Palace. In the butterfly house, you can enjoy numerous species of butterflies flying around freely in their own habitat. If you get hungry the park has a few cafes and restaurants. The park also hosts special events such as theater, concerts and special gardening days.
Though it's called Star Bowling, don't think this place is just about throwing heavy balls down wooden lanes. For starters, this American-themed restaurant has a huge menu with foods associated with New York, California, Texas and New Mexico like Santa Cruz spareribs, the Santa Rosa sandwich and New York steak. You can also come by just for the games. Here you'll find a bowling, darts, billiards, and more! Just be aware if you want to play games, you have to be 18 years or older Monday through Thursday and 22 years or older Friday and Saturday.
You should head to Trädgår'n, if looking for a great, musical nightout. This restaurant cum event space cum nightclub is famous for its scrumptious menu, an impressive line-up of events and rocking club nights. While families can enjoy a delicious meal in a soothing ambiance, party lovers can come down and groove all night long in the funky nightclub. One can also rent the place for banquets and private events and expect the same quality service. Dancing to the tunes of DJ's like Calvin Harris, Steve Angelo, Steve Aoki, it takes entertainment experience to the next level. With outdoor dining and entertainment under one roof, it does not come as a surprise that Trädgår'n is preferred by many.
Located on Bergslagsgatan, just a few minutes away from Göteborg Centralstation, Klubbhuset Sporthall lies at in the heart of Gothenburg. Established in 1956 as an exhibition center, the place was soon converted to a multi-sport facility. The establishment now offers various sports and activities such as golfing, tennis, handball and badminton, to name a few. Klubbhuset Sporthall also includes a gymnasium that features a weight training room, treadmill, elliptical and lots more. They host several sporting and cultural events all year, check the website for more information.
Volvia Hallen was built in 1956 primarily to serve as a venue for an exhibition. The chief person in charge thought that it could serve as a sporting venue, mainly tennis, even after the exhibition was over, so the hall was made for sports thereafter. In 2002, the hall got a makeover with new flooring, badminton courts, training rooms and exercise machines. The great hall within the premises can be used for many sports including tennis, floor ball, volleyball etc. and can hold around 200 people. The hall also holds courses with facilities for seating and presentations.
The Mat & Vinstudio run by swedish taste is a great place to enjoy a meal, a glass of wine or participate in a cooking class yourself. Largely oriented towards corporate clients, the Mat & Vinstudio is a culinary studio that offers a great opportunity to enjoy an interactive experience with qualified chefs and a great way to socialize with your work colleagues either as a break from your conference or as a fun, evening get-together of a unique style.The studi offers a variety of options from classes, workshops, parties and lunches. The cooking studio is a unique blend or work and entertainment, perfect for a corporate event with a different twist.They offer buffet or a la carte menus for up to 100 people.For details, contact Mat & Vinstudio.
Kronhusgården hosts the concerts of the Göteborg Wind Orchestra. The venue is located outdoors, meaning the concerts mainly take place during the summertime. Seating is ticketed, but it is advised to arrive early to get a great seat since seating is first come first served.
Göteborgs Operan sports a main stage, a small stage, an elegant restaurant (with an excellent wine list and a menu separated into three acts), and various studios/workshops for everything from millinery and wig making to tanning and carpentry. High-tech methods co-exist with ancient painting methods and historical sewing techniques. Göteborgs Operan has its own choir, as well as a ballet company that has received a lot of acclaim.
Come out to the SF Biopalatset to see all the latest movies, including films in 3D and the original English versions. In addition to movies, this theater hosts many events in Gothenburg. Having opened in 1995, the venue can seat well over a thousand. This multiplex cinema boasts ten screens equipped with the latest technologies to bring you high-definition images and crisp, clear, surround sound. Each salon has been carefully designed so that each and every seat offers an undisturbed and direct view of the screen. Making the most of the latest technological advances, SF Biopalatset has taken the experience of watching movies to a whole new level. SF Biopalatset gift certificates can be purchased at any Coop, Pressbyrån and 7-Eleven stores.
Stora Teatern is a beautiful building erected in 1859. It is reminiscent of a small palace and there is a feeling of glamor and golden days gone by in the crystal-adorned foyer as well as in the elegant auditorium, which has several balconies and boxes and a very decorative ceiling. The stage of Stora Teatern has seen all genres: cabaret, comedy, drama, opera, operetta, Chinese puppet theater. Between 1920 and 1994 when Göteborgsoperan was opened, it was the home of Göteborgs Musikteater (the Gothenburg Musical Theater). There are 400 seats in the auditorium, inspired by the French Renaissance. The theater is also used during the city's annual film festival. Stora Teatern is situated on Avenyn, in Kungsparken. At this time, Stadsteatern's company is housed there while their own theater is being restored. For information about tickets and hours, please see their website.