The building of the old train station in Katowice was erected at the beginning of the twentieth century, and for many years it was one of the flagships of Upper Silesia. In the course of time, the railroad station was becoming less and less sufficient for the needs of the growing passenger traffic. This situation resulted in the several extensions of the building by adding upper floors, and after the Second World War, it was decided to build a new facility, which was opened in 1972. Currently, the old train station building belongs to a private company.
The Edifice of the Central Administration Offices forms a western frontage of the Silesian Parliament Square in Katowice. It was built in the late 30s of the last century to accommodate the government offices, which were not housed in the Silesian Parliament. The office building was designed by modernist Witold Kłębkowski, who gave it the shape of a lying cuboid. Before the Second World War, there was a stone relief of a crowned eagle on the eastern facade of the southern projection. The work of Stanisław Szukalski was removed by the Nazis.
Katowice developed from a small village to a major urban industrial center over several decades, from the late eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth century. The oldest and most important urban axis is the line connecting the three squares: Wolności, Rynek (Market Square) and Szramka. Of these three sites, the Market Square was laid out as the firSt It was a place which for several centuries was an important transportation hub. The oldest urban axis is lined with a number of stately edifices, including the synagogue, the church of Saint Mary’s, etc.
The Krystyna Bochenek Cultural Center of Katowice is one of the most important cultural institutions on the map of Upper Silesia. The center arranges exhibitions and conducts educational activities, organizing festivals and concerts. The Korez Theater, the Centre of Polish Stage Art and music clubs operate in the building. It was built in the 1970s as the Educational and Ideological Center for Workers’ Cadre.
In the interwar period, the Silesian Parliament (Sejm) was in the legislative authority of the autonomous Silesian voivodeship. In the years 1925-1929, a magnificent edifice was built in Katowice, which became the seat of both the Silesian Parliament and the Voivodeship Office. The building was the largest in Poland at that time. It- was built in the neo- Classicist style. The Parliament Hall became a model for the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, which was being constructed at the same time.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The SICILIA pizzeria/restaurant invites all gourmets of Italian and Sicilian cuisine to try our pizza and other meals, including pasta, vegetables and fish, seasoned with Sicilian olive oil, oregano, olives and capers, and accompanied by fine Italian wine. The guests can enjoy a stylish interior with Italian music and relax, thinking about holiday trips to sunny Italy.