Clarion Collection Hotel Victoria
F. E. Elmgrens Gatan 5
Phone: (46) 36 71 28 00
Fax: (46) 36 71 50 50
F. E. Elmgrens Gatan 5, Jonkoping, SE, 55316
- Phone: (46) 36 71 28 00
- Fax: (46) 36 71 50 50
The Pingstkyrkan, otherwise known as the Pentecostal Church in Jonkoping, is one of the only Pentecostal Churches in Sweden. Warm and friendly, with inspiring sermons, Pingstkyran is the place you want to go to when in need of some spiritual assurance a peace of mind. The church also has a cafe and other extra curricular activities for which one must look up the website for more information.
Built in the 1960s by architect Bent Jorgensen, the Dalstorps Kyrka is one of the most recognized sights of Dalstorp. Although serving a small congregation, the church is more noted for its distinctive architecture and artistic interiors. The intricate and detailed bronze altarpiece cast by Jörgen Martinsson moves one to prayer. Dalstorps Kyrka thus forms a little known wonder in a forgotten part of Sweden.
Located close to the city of Langhem in the county of Vastra Gotaland, Torpa Stenhus is a scenic castle that is set in a picturesque surrounding. Though the groundbreaking began in the 15th century, the completion of the building took years to finish. The house was livable in the 16th century although there were some restorations and additions that followed. It was built with a mixture of the Baroque and Renaissance architectural style and is well maintained till this day. It is most known as the house of the Stenbock Family.
Offersplatsen Finnerstorp is known for carrying out myriad archaeological excavations on various projects. This is meant for people who have an immense interest in history and archeology. There are guided tours that also include snacks and souvenirs. You can also be a part of their research, surveys and events. So come and dig out a great experience for yourself.
The small industrial town of Borås, just a short drive from Gothenburg, is mainly known for its textile mills. It is also home to the largest zoo in western Sweden, with over 500 animals and 80 different species. At Borås Djurpark exotic animals like elephants, monkeys, tigers, antelopes and giraffes live together with local species such as wolves and elks. Check website for bookings and admission prices.
Almenäs Badplats is a gorgeous lake beckoning tourists and locals since the early 19th Century. The lake is elongated and it is lined with picturesque woods on all sides. Its water is safe, clean and perfect for a swim during summers and is also of high ecological quality. The adjoining area of the lake is converted into a biking trail and is also perfect for a peaceful walk. The lawns that border the clear waters of the lake make ideal places for sunbathing. The Almenäs Badplats is also perfect for a picnic with family as it has many spots where you can enjoy BBQ parties with your loved ones.
Flanked by the magnificent town hall on its one side, Stora Torget is found in the center of Borås. The town square is noted for the Sjuhärad Brunnen built to the designs of Nils Sjögren in a demonstrative style which portrays the bygone times of the town. Stora Torget is surrounded by several market stalls and seating areas.
Skara Sommarland is a plush amusement park located in a quiet corner of Gotaland. Although located miles away from major cities, the park nevertheless attracts nearly 35,000 visitors every year. The primary reason why the park is so popular among families, teenagers as well as tourists are its thrilling rides that promise an adrenalin rush. Besides its rides, the park also offers an on site restaurant and cabin rentals for those who wish to enjoy at the park for more than a day. Check website to know more.