Klippan is located just below Älvsborgs bridge. The area of Klippan was a precursor to the community that would later become the city of Gothenburg. There used to be salting-houses, glassworks and foundries here during the 18th century. The Scottish Carnegie family owned sugar refineries and breweries in the area later on. Today, Klippan is a cultural heritage centre. You will also find a café, hotel and restaurant here. Saint Birgitta's chapel is located in the same area. The easiest way to get here is to take the ferry Älv-snabben from Lilla Bommen to Klippan.

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Founded: 18th century
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Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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