The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice is the oldest Polish institution of higher education in Silesia. It is housed in several buildings in the city center, of which the neo-Gothic main building (the former building school) and the Centre for Contemporary Arts and Music Education "Symphony" distinguish themselves. Since 2002, the Museum of Silesian Organs has been operating in the Academy, featuring antique musical instruments, as well as archival documents related to them.
The Museum of the History of Katowice was founded in 1983 as a continuation of the Social Museum of the History of Katowice and a branch of the Upper Silesian Museum. Currently, the museum is housed in an Art Nouveau building located in the city center street, at the Księdza Szafranka Street. The museum invites you to see two permanent exhibitions: one is devoted to the history of Katowice; the other presents recreated house interiors of the middle and upper classes. The Museum holds a collection of pastels by Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz - Witkacy.
The parish of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Katowice was founded in 1873, which means that it is the second oldest Catholic parish in the capital of Upper Silesia. The parish church of Saint Mary’s, was built in the years 1862-1870. This beautiful neo-Gothic church stands at the eastern end of Mariacka Street (originally Richard Holze Street) Inside, there are, among others, beautiful stained glass windows, designed by Adam Bunsch.
The Educational House of the People's Libraries Society at Francuska Street in Katowice is one of the most spectacular examples of modernist architecture created in interwar Poland. The building was erected in the years 1929-1934, and the designers were Stanislaw Tabeński and Józef Rybicki. The edifice presents all the features of a modern building, recommended by the master modernists - French architect, Le Corbusier.
The distinctive, modern building of the Silesian Library in Katowice is located on the Rada Europy Square (The Council of Europe Square). It was built in the late twentieth century. The building was designed by Marek Gierlotki, Stanislaw Jarecki and Jurand Kwaśniewicz. The library dates back to the early 20s of the twentieth century, when the institution named the Silesian Library was created. Currently, the Silesian Library has of more than 2 million volumes in its collection.
Moodro Restaurant is a unique place located in the old engine building belonging to the Silesian Museum in Katowice. The...
Moodro Restaurant is a unique place located in the old engine building belonging to the Silesian Museum in Katowice. The traditions of our region blend harmoniously with modernity. The stylish interior of the old engine building give to this place a unique character.
The Restaurant Sunlight is the hotel’s flagship, available not only for hotel guests. The restaurant, flooded with natur...
The Restaurant Sunlight is the hotel’s flagship, available not only for hotel guests. The restaurant, flooded with natural light, open space offers room for up to 160 guests. The interiors are full of distinctive colours combined with minimalist forms.
Kuchnia Otwarta Restaurant specializes in a traditional Polish cuisine, and all the dishes served are based exclusively ...
Kuchnia Otwarta Restaurant specializes in a traditional Polish cuisine, and all the dishes served are based exclusively on natural and local ingredients. The dining room is open to the kitchen, dishes are serve with the principles of the French service.
University of Silesia Teaching Assistant House No 3 (Paderewskiego Street)
Located in the Osiedle Paderewskiego district, not far from the city centre, nearby Three Pond Valley recreational area, 3 Pond Shopping Centre and Silesian Library. The object has several dozen accommodation places in guest rooms, single and double rooms, as well as studio apartments (bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, wardrobe). Guests are welcome to use our barroom. Breakfasts are included in the price. Reception opened 24/7. Easy access to the city centre and A1, A4 motorways.
Q Hotel Plus Katowice is 4* hotel. The hotel was pened in May 2017. It is located in the Katowice city center, 400 meters from the Railway Station, close to the major city attractions like Spodek - Voivodeship Sport and Show Arena (2 km), Katowice International Congress Center (2 km) and Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (2 km) and Silesian Museum (2.5 km).