Seebrücke Sellin

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Sellin Pier (German: Seebrücke Sellin) is a pier in the Baltic seaside resort of Sellin on the German island of Rügen.

The pier has a restaurant near the beach over the water and has a diving gondola (Tauchgondel).

History

Initial plans in 1901 foresaw a 60-metre-long landing stage, but this was deemed insufficient due to the very high visitor numbers anticipated.

The first 508-metre long pier with a restaurant was built in 1906. After a fire at the bridge head in 1920 a new building was needed. In 1925 a new pier was built, with a platform and concert hall, that had a length of approximately 500 metres. This bridge was destroyed in severe ice conditions in the winter of 1941/1942. The undamaged bridge house survived, however, and from 1950s to the 1970s was the site of a popular dance hall. During this time, however, the structure of the building was neglected and in 1978 the dilapidated bridgehead, including its structures, had to be demolished.

In 1991 the President of Germany, Richard von Weizsäcker, visited Sellin and this prompted active support for its rebuilding. On 27 August 1992, reconstruction began in several sections based on models of the buildings from 1906 and 1925. On 20 December 1997 Sellin honorary citizen, Hans Knospe, symbolically cut the ribbon for at the handover of the structure. The official opening of the new pier, including its restaurant, was held on 2 April 1998. At 394 metres it is the longest pier on the island.

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Comments (79)

Stathis Chionidis on October 3, 2012

Wonderful place, nice view and shot my friend karin.Groetjes+LIKE.Stathis

K@rin on October 3, 2012

Hello Dear Friends

thanks a lot for all the great comments and likes , special thanks to all who have put a YS

I have a little lack of time at the moment , try to visit yr galleries as soon as possible

Warm greetings to you all

Karin

Heinz Peierl on October 4, 2012

Schöner Blick

Like 62

Viele Grüße von der Mosel

Heinz

Elso Zanoletti on October 4, 2012

Stupendi colori e bella immagine !!! LIKE Ciao Elso

lizab on October 5, 2012

Very beautiful coastal structure, i like!!

varkos on October 9, 2012

Wonderful photo! ! YS & Like! Best wishes! Νίκος

khoi tranduc on October 9, 2012

Very nice photo! Like!

EdwardTurJ on October 10, 2012

Amazing photo!
Greetings from Chernivtsi in Ukraine, Edward

arno18 on October 11, 2012

Wonderful photo! Very beautiful view! Lovely colors and composition. Well done! ♥LIKE♥!. Best wishes, Arno

K@rin on October 11, 2012

Heinz

Elso

Lizab welcome

Nick thanks for the YS

KhoiTran

Edward

Arno

thanks for the wonderful lovely comments and likes, best wishes to you all

Pantelis65 on October 16, 2012

Beautiful place and picture. like friendly greetings Pantelis

Roger Narbonne on October 18, 2012

Hello Karin. ☞ I like this beautiful shooting and very good pleasant photo. My congratulations, you won my How Like 70.

Greetings of France, Roger. Good day to you.

Senad Džinić (Džine) on October 18, 2012

like a fairytale..LIKE

Farhat Hussain Shah on October 19, 2012

L72~ beautiful! perfect shot.
Best wishes, Farhat.

Korcsog Rita on October 20, 2012

Beautiful!Like!Greetings,Rita

K@rin on October 21, 2012

Hello Pantelis thanks for the beautiful compliment with like

Bonjour Roger thanks for the like and the beautiful comment + congratulations ,

Hello Dzine I agree , and thanks for the like

Hello Shah Farhat thanks for the perfect comment and like

Hello Rita thanks for the beautiful and like

warm greetings to you all

K@rin on October 24, 2012

hello LotusOu thanks for the bonita compliment and like

best wishes to you

senmax on October 24, 2012

Very nice photo. Like.

Joli Harsányi on November 21, 2012

Beautiful scene. L Best wishes, Joli

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 22, 2012
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    by K@rin
    • Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
    • Taken on 2012/08/14 12:47:00
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 25.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/16.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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