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The Kungsporten square towards Saluhallen and Avalon Hotel
The Kungsporten square with the statue of Charles IX

Kungsportsplatsen is a square in the city centre of Gothenburg, Sweden. The square was constructed in 1852 and got its name after the King's Gate [sv] (the name literally means, King's Gate Place). The gate was the main entrance to the fortified city, which was and still is surrounded by a moat. When the city grew outside the moat and there was no need to defend the city any longer the gate was torn down. At Kungsportsplatsen there is a statue of King Charles IX, which was placed there in 1936.

The King's gate

Coordinates: 57°42′16″N 11°58′11″E / 57.70444°N 11.96972°E / 57.70444; 11.96972