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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    piczum (3 months ago)
    An attraction to take a look at and experience, but it's not very eventful in and of itself. You can take a relaxing walk and check out the views and argue with the gulls a bit. It's pleasant and there is a cafe and a restaurant at the end where you can get something to eat or drink. All throughout the pier there are benches where you can take a break. The whole pier is crowded even during the off season but it's a must when in Sopot.
    Natina Harris (4 months ago)
    It was a beautiful tourist attraction! I only had time to grab food and go, after walking on the pier. Well, I ate ice cream cone first because I didn't want it to melt. LOL It had lots of souvenir shops, restaurants and there were things to do like walk in the lighthouse.
    Andrey Arutyunov (5 months ago)
    Beautiful long and well cared pier with a beautiful sea view. Great for a walk in any weather. You can see all the surroundings of Sopot from here as well. The only disappointment was that you have to pay a fee of 9 PLN just to enter the pier. Inside there is a public wc (with additional charge) and one restaurant.
    Karthik (6 months ago)
    Biggest wooden Pier in Europe and quite massive. As we come towards beach, pier we can see the crowd thronging this place but once in pier, we don't feel the same crowd thanks to the size of this pier which can accomodate lots of people. Must visit place in Sopot and main attraction of Sopot and something unmissable. There are lot of spots where we can take pics. There is also an restaurant in the middle of pier. In summers there is an entry ticket of 9zl and there would queues for buying tickets.
    Andrew B. (8 months ago)
    Sopot is a wonderful and special place and with this pier, the experience is absolutely positive. We loved to take a walk there and enjoying the sound of waves and the birds. It’s a little bit weird that you have to pay for the entrance, but I understand that this is a business also. Anyway it worth the visit.
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