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Discover Sopot, a charming seaside town famous for being a major health-spa resort destination.  Part of the Tricity (Trójmiasto) with nearby Gdansk to the south and Gdynia to the north, it is located in the northern part of Poland, within the Pomerian voivodeship on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea.  

It has a population of approximately 40,000 and is mostly visited during the summer months where it hosts one of Poland’s most famous music festival, the Sopot International Song Festival, the second largest event in Europe after the Eurovision Song Contest.

It’s main tourist attraction is the Molo wooden pier stretching out into the Bay of Gdansk considered the longest in Europe with  515.5 metres.  It is also famous for the unique Crooked House on the touristy Monte Cassino street as well as the Inhalation Mushroom fountain of bromide spring water.

Video transcript:

  1. Charming seaside town part of the Tricity with nearby Gdansk and Gdynia
  2. Famous for being a major health-spa resort destination
  3. Molo: Europe’s longest wooden pier
  4. Lighthouse: old lighthouse offering amazing views on the pier and the city
  5. Heroes of Monte Cassino street: Sopot most animated location
  6. Crooked House: amazing construction within the Monte Cassino Street
  7. Inhalation Mushroom fountain: bromide spring water source on Monte
  8. Forest Opera: unique opera located on fresh air in the nearby forest
  9. Tricity Landscape Park: a beautiful forest-park surrounding Tricity
  10. North Park: a renewed park ideal for a morning stroll

The music soundtrack is The ride of the Dark Knight composed by zero-project and under Creative Commons (CC) licence Attribution and Share Alike and approved for commercial purposes.

HD travel documentary film created by Mat Siems with 5D Mark 3 and GlideGear Steadycam.

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