Pier in Sopot

Sopot, Poland

The Sopot Pier, built as a pleasure pier and as a mooring point for cruise boats, first opened in 1827. The next reconstruction extended the length of 150 metres, then to 315 m. The pier was brought to the contemporary length in 1928, along with the walking passage of the spa. The first non-wooden elements appeared after 1990, when the head was modernised using steel elements.

At 511.5m, the pier is the longest wooden pier in Europe. It stretches into the sea from the middle of Sopot beach which is a popular venue for recreation and health walks (the concentration of iodine at the tip of the pier is twice as high as on land) or public entertainment events, and it also serves as a mooring point for cruise boats and water taxis. It is also an excellent point for observing the World Sailing Championship, the Baltic Windsurfing Cup and the Sopot Triathlon taking place on the bay. Sopot pier consists of 2 parts: the famous wooden walking jetty and the Spa Square on land, where concerts and festivities are organised.



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Founded: 1827
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Poland


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Bhautik Joshi (20 days ago)
Beautiful pier! I visited during a busy long weekend holiday rush week. At a walkable distance from the Sopot train station You can get entry tickets for 10zł from automatic vending machines just outside the entry gate to the pier. There are two bistros at the far end of the pier—enough benches to relax and enjoy the view of the Baltic Sea. You can also hire a speed boat ride, a pirate ship, and a regular ferry ride from the pier.
JERZY SA (20 days ago)
An ideal place to relax and have lunch, both for children and adults, day and night. In this square there are bars, shops, cafes, restaurants, nightclubs and much more. Something nice for everyone. I recommend that tourists take a walk along the wooden pier built in 1827 and the beautiful sandy beach. You will have a nice time there!
Ruben Ortiz (21 days ago)
The place is quite nice, being at the beach is quite relaxed. Eater is really cold like 8 degrees. The only downside is that there are no showers or rooms for changing clothes.
Christopher Lewis (2 months ago)
What a beautiful pier and stretch of coastline. The views from the pier are impressive and there are bars and restaurants and cafes half way along the pier, and you can continue past to the sea wall.
Farhad Iskandarov (3 months ago)
I like this place. It is best for chill. especially during snowy winter days.. But it is meaningless to buy a ticket during summer. I can't understand why, specifically, summer they allow to enter only with tickets. But generally fantastic place. There are many restaurants and places to spend good time. I recommend ?
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