Sopot is a charming holiday center, seaside resort and spa town. Sopot has many fine villas from the 19th and 20th centuries which were built in the Art Nouveau or eclectic style. The main pedestrian area is ul. Bohaterów Monte Cassino that leads visitors to Poland’s longest pier (511m) and the sandy beach.
The Northern Baths were built in 1907; these are good examples of old spa buildings in Poland. Sopot is also known for its International Song Festival, which is held in the Opera Lesna. In summer period, there are a great number of sports and cultural events in Sopot.