Explore Gothenburg Fortifications

clockwise from northwest.

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New Älvsborg Fortress

Was built around 1660 as the sea fortress to protect the waterway to Gothenburg. Discover New Älvsborg Fortress

Carolus XI Rex Bastion

Was built in 1641 as the western solid bastion of Gothenburg Fortifications. Discover Carolus XI Rex Bastion

Lion Redoubt

Was built in 1694 as the northern redoubt of Gothenburg Fortifications. Discover Lion Redoubt

Crown Redoubt

Was built in 1700 as the southern redoubt of Gothenburg Fortifications. Discover Crown Redoubt

Oscar II Fort

Was built in 1907 as the coastal artillery fort to protect the seaport of Gothenburg. Discover Oscar II Fort