Sopot is the health resort that is part of the Tri-City. The city located on the Gdańsk Bay and is one of the most important holiday resorts on the Polish coast. It is famous for the longest wooden pier in Poland and sandy beaches.
Sopot is the smallest of the Tri-City cities. The towns is surrounded by greenery and has wide sandy beaches. In their central point there is a half-kilometer-long wooden pier, at the end of which a small marina was arranged. Near the pier, the eclectic, monumental building of the Grand Hotel catches the eye. It's one of the most exclusive hotels of the Polish Coast. At the beach there is also a Balneological Department dating back to the beginning of the 20th century and old, wooden bathrooms.
The entertainment in Sopot focuses around Kuracyjny Square located at the pier and Mount Cassino Heros Street, commonly known as “Monciak”, which is its extension. There are restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs. One of the most famous buildings on this promenade is the Crooked House, in which there is not a single right angle.
At more distant streets you can see villas and holiday homes from the beginning of the 20th century. Among the dense stands there is the Forest Opera, one of the most famous amphitheatres in Poland. Since 1961, an annual popular music festival has been organized here.
Sopot is also a perfect place for lovers of active recreation. Walking, cycling and running paths have been marked out in the forests surrounding the city. There is also an aquapark and tennis courts.