Gothenburg grew rapidly during the 1600s and 1700s and soon became one of the great trading cities in Scandinavia. The city is situated at the Göta River annealing, which gave the city a strategic military position, when it controlled the river and the sea between the Swedish, Norwegian and Danish coasts.
Gothenburg is located in the sunk land which led to many buildings and defenses collapsed when the "ground" given way to the heavy structures. As the city grew bought one expert from the Dutch, who helped the city build its many channels. In this seen we created a stronger foundation and you could begin building larger stone houses and the like.
The architecture in the 1600s and 1700s was inspired by the invading peoples from Holland, Germany and France.