Bike Touring Highlight
Her predecessor building in Heringsdorf was built in 1891-1893 in wood, 500 meters long Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge. This was decorated with turrets and colonnades and housed numerous restaurants and shops. In 1903 it was supplemented by a lateral pier for coastal passenger ships, the so-called ODIN bridge.
After the Second World War, the bridge was hardly used and maintained. The buildings on the beach were soon broken off. In 1957, a fire destroyed the meandering marina.
The current bridge was built in 1995, about 50 meters off the site of its predecessor and about 50 meters longer. From the 508-meter-long structure are about 300 meters a covered, built over the water of the Baltic Sea on stilts pier. At the end of the pier there is a restaurant with a striking, pyramid-shaped roof. The last meters of the bridge lead down to the pier, from which excursion boats connect Heringsdorf with other seaside resorts. On land, the pier begins with a complex of buildings housing a shell museum, a cinema, restaurants, shops and vacation rentals.
February 14, 2017
The history of the pier Heringsdorf began in the years 1891 to 1893. During this time, the 500 -meter-long Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge was built from wood.It was equipped with turrets and colonnades and was the location of restaurants and shops. About 10 years after the inauguration, it was extended by a side jetty. After the Second World War, the pier deteriorated rapidly and was completely destroyed by a fire in 1957.In 1995, the pier was rebuilt in almost the same place, but it did not follow the architectural model of the old bridge. At 508 meters, it is the longest of its kind in continental Europe today.The building is also partially covered on the lake side and has at the end of an attractive restaurant and a side jetty, from which one can undertake, for example, trips to Świnoujście.
On the shore, a building complex is integrated into the pier, where you can even stay in comfortably furnished apartments. Furthermore, this includes the shell museum, restaurants, shops and a cinema.
April 1, 2019
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