Gdynia Southern Pier

  Aleja Jana Pawła II, Gdynia     27 Mar 2024
Developed in Gdynia's surge of infrastructure shortly before gaining city rights in 1926, the Southern Pier of Gdynia (also known as Gdynia Leisure Pier) is a major recreational point in the city, attracting mobs of local and international tourists throughout the week. One of seven seafront protrusions in the area, the southern pier is the only one that doesn't specifically service Gdynia's port and its busy schedule of international cargo vessels!
Gdynia Southern Pier

Of the numerous attractions found here, the two main curiosities are the ORP Błyskawica and Dar Pomorza, two historic vessels on the north side that are now open as museum ships to the general public. Across from here, the main pavillion building is exceptionally touristy, with lots of kitschy maritime novelities for sale and a number of dining options. At the pier's tip, you can find numerous sculptures, including a tribute to the Polish-English novelist Joseph Conrad (AKA Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski), who was a merchant mariner in his earlier life and thus drew many influences from life at sea. On the southern side of the pier is Gdynia Aquarium, as well as the city's marina and a walk way leading towards Gdynia Main Beach.

Along Aleja Jana Pawła II and leading up towards Skwer Kościuszki, there are a number of restaurant and nightlife options that really come to life during 


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