Suursadam harbour

Suursadam bussipeatus-PÜÜNISTE, Suuresadama küla, Hiiumaa vald, Hiiu maakond

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Scrolls mention Suursadam harbor for the first time as Sääre Sadam (Serle Ham) in 1593. In 1680 Dutchman Erasmus Jacobson built a bigger ship-building concern in Suursadama harbor. There were lime-furnaces nearby. The production of these lime-furnaces was sent to many ports of the Baltic Sea.
In 1848 a 358-ton bark (ship), "Hioma", was built in this harbor. This sailboat was the biggest boat in Estonia in the 19th century. "Hioma" was the first sailboat that sailed over the equator in 1854 and around Kap Hoorn into the Pacific Ocean. A big storehouse has been taken under protection as an architectural monument.

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Open all year round

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Features and amenities
  • Food and drinks

Getting there
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By car
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Hosts a wonderful restaurant

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Merja K

Satama Hiidenmaalla

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Порт для паромной переправы

Отличный сервис, билеты можно купить по интернету или в живой очереди. В порту можно перекусить или выпить кофе.

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