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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.
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Centralstationen is the train hub and local trains from [[Gothenburg]] run about once an hour. Also the '''Kust-till-kust'''-trains from [[Gothenburg]] to [[Kalmar]] stop at Borås.
  
 
==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.
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Buses are operated by [http://www.vasttrafik.se Västtrafik] and cover the whole city and its suburbs. However, the city is small enough to walk around the centre.
  
 
==See==  
 
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==Do==
 
==Do==
  
*Visit [http://www.boraszoo.se/ Borås Djurpark], Sweden's second largest zoo. It's located about two kilometres from the centre.
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*Visit '''Borås Djurpark''' [http://www.boraszoo.se/], Sweden's second largest zoo. It's located about two kilometres from the centre.
 
*Go for a swim in '''Stadsparksbadet''' - an indoor water park.
 
*Go for a swim in '''Stadsparksbadet''' - an indoor water park.
  
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
  
Although Borås might not be the best city in [[Sweden]] for drinking it has a few places worth visiting.
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Although 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.
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*'''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.
 
*'''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.
 
*'''Bishop Arms''' The best place in town to drink beer. Has quite a large selection of European beer.

Revision as of 20:10, 7 August 2007

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 (GOT) located about 40 km from Borås has daily flights to most major European air hubs.

By train

Centralstationen is the train hub and local trains from Gothenburg run about once an hour. Also the Kust-till-kust-trains from Gothenburg to Kalmar stop at Borås.

Get around

Buses are operated by Västtrafik and cover the whole city and its suburbs. However, the city is small enough to walk around the centre.

See

Do

  • Visit Borås Djurpark [2], Sweden's second largest zoo. It's located about two kilometres from the centre.
  • Go for a swim in Stadsparksbadet - an indoor water park.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Although 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

  • Scandic Hotel Plaza [3], Allégatan 3, +46 33 785 82. A nice hotel with decent prices.

Splurge

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