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'''Borås''' [http://www.boras.se] is a town with about 60'000 inhabitants in [[Götaland]] in [[Sweden]].
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'''Borås''' [http://www.boras.se] is a town with about 60,000 inhabitants in [[Västergötland]] in [[Sweden]].
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
Borås was [[Sweden]]s major district for producing textiles and is still well-known for having many shops that sell high-quality textiles for low prices.
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Borås was [[Sweden]]'s major district for producing textiles and is still well-known for having many shops that sell high-quality textiles for low prices.
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
===By plane===
 
===By plane===
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===By train===
 
===By train===
 
Centralstationen is the train hub and local trains from [[Gothenburg]] runs about once a hour. Also the '''Kust-till-kust'''-trains from [[Gothenburg]] to [[Kalmar]] stops at Borås.
 
Centralstationen is the train hub and local trains from [[Gothenburg]] runs about once a hour. Also the '''Kust-till-kust'''-trains from [[Gothenburg]] to [[Kalmar]] stops at Borås.
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
 
Buses are operated by [http://www.vasttrafik.se Västtrafik] and covers the whole city and it's suburbs. However the city is small enough to walk around the centre.
 
Buses are operated by [http://www.vasttrafik.se Västtrafik] and covers the whole city and it's suburbs. However the city is small enough to walk around the centre.
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==See==  
 
==See==  
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
Visit [http://www.boraszoo.se/ Borås Djurpark], Sweden's second largest zoo. It's located about two kilometers from the centre.
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*Visit [http://www.boraszoo.se/ Borås Djurpark], Sweden's second largest zoo. It's located about two kilometers from the centre.
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*Go for a swim in '''Stadsparksbadet''' - an indoor water park.
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==Buy==
 
==Buy==
 
==Eat==  
 
==Eat==  
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*'''Rådhuset''' Bar and club located in the old town hall by the north side of the large square.<br>
 
*'''Rådhuset''' Bar and club located in the old town hall by the north side of the large square.<br>
 
*'''Bishop Arms''' The best place in town to drink beer. Has quite a large selection of european beer.<br>
 
*'''Bishop Arms''' The best place in town to drink beer. Has quite a large selection of european beer.<br>
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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===Budget===
 
===Budget===
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===Mid-range===
 
===Mid-range===
 
*''[http://www.scandic-hotels.se/plazaboras Scandic Hotel Plaza]'' A nice hotel with decent prices.  
 
*''[http://www.scandic-hotels.se/plazaboras Scandic Hotel Plaza]'' A nice hotel with decent prices.  
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===Splurge===
 
===Splurge===
==Get out==
 
  
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==Get out==
  
 
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Revision as of 23:38, 8 March 2006

Borås [1] is a town with about 60,000 inhabitants in Västergötland in Sweden.

Contents

Understand

Borås was Sweden's major district for producing textiles and is still well-known for having many shops that sell high-quality textiles for low prices.

Get in

By plane

Landvetter Airport located about 40km från Borås has daily flights to most major european airhubs.

By train

Centralstationen is the train hub and local trains from Gothenburg runs about once a hour. Also the Kust-till-kust-trains from Gothenburg to Kalmar stops at Borås.

Get around

Buses are operated by Västtrafik and covers the whole city and it's suburbs. However the city is small enough to walk around the centre.

See

Do

  • Visit Borås Djurpark, Sweden's second largest zoo. It's located about two kilometers from the centre.
  • Go for a swim in Stadsparksbadet - an indoor water park.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Altough Borås might not be the best city in Sweden for drinking it has a few places worth visiting.

  • Scandic Hotel Plaza Lounge This hotel bar offers a relaxing atmosphere for starting the night. However not really worth making it an evening here.
  • Rådhuset Bar and club located in the old town hall by the north side of the large square.
  • Bishop Arms The best place in town to drink beer. Has quite a large selection of european beer.

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Get out


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