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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Little Dragon

Gothenburg’s long-running four-piece Little Dragon have been cultivating their personal style of homegrown, organic electronic bangers since 1996.  Their hit single “Twice” has been featured in popular TV shows including Grey’s Anatomy and Revenge.

city guide:
Gothenburg, SE
food
Strömmingsluckan
Popular food truck in the trendy Magsinsgatan district serves up traditional Swedish street food like fried herring and mashed potatoes with lingonberries.
Magasinsgatan 17, 411 18 Gothenburg, Sweden
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outdoors
Saltholmen
Popular swimming area off the coast of one of the islands in the Gothenburg Archipelago.
Saltholmen, Gothenburg, Sweden
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food
Feskekôrka
Large, long-running market with a wide variety of seafood and prepared foods, plus two restaurants.
Feskekôrka, Gothenburg, Sweden
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landmark
Scout Monument
Monument located in Slottsskogen and built in honor of Ebbe Lieberath, founder of the Swedish Scout Movement.
Slottsskogen, Gothenburg, Sweden
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landmark
Slottsskogen
This English-style park in central Gothenburg includes a zoo, a pond, a Swedish heritage area, and various sports facilities across its 137 hectares of forests and lawns.
Slottskogspromenaden 414 76, Gothenburg, Sweden
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bar
Plankan
Cozy neighborhood joint serves up a wide selection of beers and simple pub food.
Kommendörsgatan 12, 414 60 Gothenburg, Sweden
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Bar Centro
Small cafe and bar in the middle of Gothenburg serving coffee all day with wine and Italian fare in the evenings.
Kyrkogatan 31, Gothenburg, Sweden
shopping
Bengans
This classic record store has been the number one destination for music lovers in Gothenburg for over 30 years.  Offering CDs, LPs, books, merchandise, and live performances, Bengans is a mandatory stop for die-hard collectors and casual fans alike.
Bengans Skivbutik, Stigbergstorget, Gothenburg, Sweden
shopping
Andra Långgatans Skivhandel
Oldschool music shop carrying, CDs, LPs, DVDs, and various merchandise, frequented by music lovers for its diverse selection and knowledgeable staff.
Andra långgatan 33, 413 27 Gothenburg, Sweden
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Hotel Dorsia
Oppulent hotel in central Gothenburg with luxurious interiors, fine dining, and a lounge bar.
Trädgårdsgatan 6, 411 08 Gothenburg, Sweden
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shopping
Sandqvist
Sandqvist make simple yet functional bags and accessories.  Designed for urban life, inspired by the sights of Nordic nature.
Andra långgatan 22, 413 28 Gothenburg, Sweden
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shopping
Lester
Long running boutique in central Gothenburg specializing in high quality boots and leather goods.
Vallgatan 14, 411 16 Gothenburg, Sweden
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shopping
Emmaus Björkå
Second hand store operated by the Emmaus Björkå charitable organization, committed to combating poverty through activism and advocacy work.
Ångpannegatan 6, 417 05 Gothenburg, Sweden
shopping
Grandpa
Trendy shop  sells Scandinavian and international fashion, gadgets, books, and furniture, both new and vintage.
Vallgatan 3, 411 16 Gothenburg, Sweden
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Stigbergets Brewery
Swedish microbrewery active since 2012 that caught the attention of the international craft beer scene at Gothenburg Beer Week with their IPA made specifically for the event.
Gamla Varvsgatan 1, 414 59 Gothenburg, Sweden
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bar
Bar Kino
Hip hangout with extensive craft beer selection on tap and fine vegetarian dining with a large patio area.
Linnégatan 19, 413 04 Gothenburg, Sweden
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Habagion Cafe
Hipster hangout that serves local craft beers and ambitious vegetarian dishes.
Linnégatan 21, 413 04 Gothenburg, Sweden
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