Gunnebo House

Mölndal, Sweden

The Gunnebo estate consists of a main building from the end of the 18th century, built by John Hall, and drawn by city architect Carl Wilhelm Carlberg in a Neoclassical architecture. Gunnebo has one of Sweden's finest and best preserved baroque gardens. The 18th century interior was recreated in the 1950s, when Mölndal Municipality bought the estate. The last private owner, Mrs. Hilda Sparre, died in 1948. Several original furnishings were brought back to Gunnebo during the 20th century.

Both king Gustav III of Sweden and Marie Thérèse of France visited the Hall family at Gunnebo. King Gustav V visited Hilda Sparre at the House in the early 20th century. In June 2001 guests of the EU-summit in Gothenburg, among whom United States president George W Bush, visited Gunnebo House.

The parks are open to the public and the interior of the House can be seen with a guided tour. Guided tours are offered for visitors the year around and there is also a shop and a restaurant. Every summer, an open air theatre is held in the gardens.

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Founded: 18th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Sweden)

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Naz Simsek (2 years ago)
Disappointing Julbord experience unfortunately. Unorganised reception, mediocre menu for the price & offensive serving for wine package. The food was fine, edible but forgettable. 695kr per person gets you Raw Carrot Salad & pumpkin purée (cold dish) Egg cream pickled vegetables & smoked fish (Cold dish) Wild Board cabbage lentils tomatoes white sauce (Warm dish) Like I said, food was ok but the serving portions for the 395kr wine package was upsetting. 395kr gets you 3 glasses of lovely natural wines. It’s just such a shame a serving is not even half a glass. The 3 “glasses” served would make up 1 glass really. Beautiful surroundings, cosy restaurant, disappointing experience for Christmas. 5/10
Shu Shu (2 years ago)
Our favourite place for afternoon tea. Amazing gardens and beautiful scenery to take your family and friends.
Gaurav Devrukhkar (2 years ago)
Nice place to visit with friends and family for brunch ?.
Vineeth Kuttippala (2 years ago)
Nothing interesting Usual trails and very small flower garden Good sorrounding area and you can see lots of horses too
Ranim Khojah (2 years ago)
One of the best places I've gone to in Gothenburg! The place is very peaceful and the nature is absolutely beautiful! You can have a very nice long around and will never get bored of the breathtaking view. I would only go there in summer or when it's sunny and not rainy tho :)
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