Gothenburg Underground Tour

12-22 April 2018

Gothenburg Underground Tour is an audio-visual guide to four sites in Gothenburg with a hidden underground. As a tour participant you are invited to go to any or all of these sites in the order you choose. There you will find an augmented reality 'marker', which you can activate on a smartphone using the AR camera link. If prompted, allow access to your camera view, then point at the marker to view the augmented reality.

For each site there is also an audio guide, press the play button at the bottom of your screen to listen (press again to pause, press stop to restart).

Instructions

1
Find the marker

Locate an AR marker at one of the four locations.

2
Get started

Tap the "Get Started" button to begin the tour.

3
Point camera

Point the camera at the AR marker to activate the tour.

4
Press play

Press the play button to start the audio guide or download the site-specific MP3 file.

Locations

Use the map or location descriptions below the map to find each marker.

* Can't find the markers on location? You can scan the markers in the tour brochure instead. Pick one up from the locations mentioned in the hidden stories (under the instagram tag #gbgunderground).

Änggårdsbergen

Marker location*
View on Google Maps ↗︎
Walk through the botanical gardens and up to the staircase to Änggårdsbergen nature reserve. Markers can be found on the roofs of the military bunkers. It is recommended to follow Google maps directions to reach Änggårdsbergen nature reserve.

Nearest stop
Göteborg Botaniska Trädgården

Audio guide MP3
Download link

Lilla Bommen

Marker location*
View on Google Maps ↗︎
From Lilla Bommen tram stop, walk towards the harbour, you will see a blue pedestrian overpass tunnel connected to Nordstan shopping centre. The marker can be found inside the tunnel, on the side nearest to the harbour. Look behind the handrail, directly above the Göta Tunneln underground car tunnel and parallel to the opera house.

Nearest stop
Lilla Bommen

Audio guide MP3
Download link

Linnéstaden

Marker location*
View on Google Maps ↗︎
You will find several markers on the ground: nearby transport stand B, next to the metro newspaper box, and on the footpath towards Rosengatan.

Nearest stop
Linnéplatsen

Audio guide MP3
Download link

Masthugget

Marker location*
View on Google Maps ↗︎
From Masthugget tram stop walk towards the square Masthuggstorget (there is a big sculpture here). Go towards the shops behind. Go up the staircase or elevator next to Hemköp. Markers are located on the graound nearby Skogen arts centre (Masthuggsterrassen).

Nearest stop
Masthugget

Audio guide MP3
Download link

Free Wi-Fi
GoteborgGuest

Hidden Stories

Do you know stories of other sites with a ‘hidden underground’ in Gothenburg? you are invited to contribute your own anecdotes about the city using the instagram hashtag #gbgunderground as well as screenshots of your phone’s ar views of the tour.

See more hidden stories →

Credits

This project was created as a collaboration between Amy Boulton (studying MFA Fri Konst at Akademin Valand) and Connie Nguyen (studying MSc. Interaction Design at Chalmers University of Technology).

Voiceover by Siri Frances Wibell
With thanks to Slottsskogens Vandrarhem

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