The christmas fair in Haga started, as last year, in November.

On saturday the 25:th of November started the christmas fair in the old part og Gothenburg, Haga. This part of Gothenburg is from the 17:th century by order from Queen Kristina who wanted a suburb city to Gothenburg on the meadows round Fort lion. The houses you see here today is built in late 1800 and are called "Landshövdingehus" or governorhouses. The County commissioner decided in the late 1800 that they did not allow woodenhouses because they had a lot of trouble with fires on these. as a solution they where allowed to build woodenhouses on a stone basement. These houses are, often, built with the first floor made of stone and then two or three floors above of wood. The houses where often used by the working class in Gothenburg and are today quite popular amongst youngsters and students due to the old charm.
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You'll see other christmas markets in Gothenburg here here>>>

traditional christmas fairs in gothenburg
Suddenly the little street Haga Nygata is crowded with people. The christmas fair has started.
beautiful christmas card with stories
Here you'll find a lot of different crafts like these christmas cards made of Tea Karpefors. A young lady who, usually, studies art on KV artschool. She decided this year to make Haga some more cosy with Christmascards that got a little story. You'll se more of her craftmanship on www.teakarpefors.se

christmas fair
Elias Jonsson is making wreaths and christmas goats of firs. Smells good and makes a good decoration for the door or lobby.

worlds biggest cinnamon bun
This is one of his creations.

gothia tower christmas buffe
Gothia towers or Krister Dahls Christmas Buffet
got an excellent buffet with admission to Liseberg amusementpark just a hundred meters from the hotel. The buffet costs 545-645 skr(56-67 € or 45-53£). You are also able to book it with accommodation and a great christmasbreakfast for 1166 skr(96£ or 120€).
christmas table novotel
Christmas buffet at Novotel

Tuesday - Friday 12.00 and 18.00 Saturday 18.00 Sunday 14.00 from 21 November to 21 December. Evening 560skr(58€, 46£), lunch 480skr(40£, 50€), children free. You are also able to book a night with christmas buffet and a good christmas breakfast for 1205skr(124,6€, 99£)
moose and dalahorse
As usual there is a lot of souvernirs like dalahorse and moose. Dalahorse is really not from Gothenburg but another part of Sweden.
lot of santas
And a lot of santas.

tasteful shrimp sandwich
You've got a lot of places to calm your hunger. This is Hebbe lelle who makes some good shrimp sandwiches.

I also got some pictures from Julikvarnbyn or Christmas in Mills village Molndal. Check them out here>>>