Borås

View of Borås from Caroli church towars south, the Main Square and to the left the Town Hall.  

Vy över Borås från Caroli kyrka mot söder, Stora torget och till vänster Rådhuset.

Parish (socken): Borås
Province (landskap): Västergötland
Municipality (kommun): Borås
County (län): Västra Götaland

Photograph by: Fredrik Bruno
Date: 26-27.08.1944
Format: Colour slide

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Boras Krokshallstorget | Borås in Sweden

Notera Av dokumentationsskäl har originalbeskrivningen från Riksantikvarieämbetet behållits. Tillrättalägganden och alternativa beskrivningar bör införas separat från nedanstående information.Felaktigheter kan även anmälas till denna sida.Vy västerut från Caroli kyrka. Borås Wäfveri AB. Återfotografering år 2010: se bild ND32927a | Borås in Sweden
Boras Radhus | Borås in Sweden
The old Pensionat Lyckebo | Borås in Sweden
Winter outside the entrance of the university library building in Borås, Sweden. This painted bronze sculpture called Catafalque (2003) is by the British sculptor Sean Henry (* 1965). | Borås in Sweden
Caroli kyrka boras sweden 20oct 2005 | Borås in Sweden
The bronze-bust Bodhi (2004) by the Swedish sculptor Fredrik Wretman in the watery and stony environment of Borås, Sweden. | Borås in Sweden
The 1900 Water Tower made of natural stone in Mill Hill Park of Borås, Sweden. | Borås in Sweden
i RAÄ:s bebyggelseregister (BBR). | Borås in Sweden
DownTown Borås | Borås in Sweden
This is the railway station of the Swedish town Borås. | Borås in Sweden
i RAÄ:s bebyggelseregister (BBR). Läs mer i Wikipedia. | Borås in Sweden
Stora Brogatan, Borås. I förgrunden Arvid Knöppels skulptur av Knallen | Borås in Sweden
Bronze Pinocchio Statue by Jim Dine in Borås/Sweden | Borås in Sweden
Ramnaparken lake in winter. Borås Sweden | Borås in Sweden
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Town in 🇸🇪 Sweden with a population of around 66 thousand people.

Borås is a small city in southern Sweden, located in the province of Västergötland. The city is the seat of Borås Municipality. Borås is the home of the textile company H&M. The city has a population of approximately 101,000 inhabitants. Borås is located on the shores of Lake Vanern, the largest lake in Sweden. The city is located some distance from Gothenburg, the largest city in western Sweden. Borås is a city with a rich textile tradition. The city was the home of the textile company H&M, which was founded in 1947. The company is now the largest retailer of clothing in the world. The city is also the home of the Borås Botanical Garden, which is the largest botanical garden in Sweden. The garden was founded in 1884 and has more than 16,000 different species of plants.

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Borås is one of the nicer medium-sized towns in Sweden according to me. It is big enough and has enough of its own thing going on to not feel like a distant suburb of Gothenburg, and the nature around town is top class. The town's architecture is pretty nice with a mix of modern buildings and older buildings offering hints of its industrial past. The downtown area is pleasant, and there are nice meals to be had if you do your research. For me, the main draw though is the nice variety of great disc golf courses in and around Borås, perhaps the best selection in Sweden. I could see myself living here, but I am not in a hurry to move.

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You can expect temperatures of around NaN° Celsius in July during the day in Borås.