The church of Saint Joseph in Katowice is located a few
kilometers from the city center, in the district of Załęże.
This impressive, neo-Gothic church was designed by famous
architect Ludwik Schneider. The building was erected
between 1898 and 1900, but an independent parish was
separated two years earlier. The residents of Załęże, shocked
by the catastrophe in the mine "Kleofas" in 1896, dedicated
to Saint Joseph, the patron of good death.
The Goldstein Villa in Katowice, also known as the Palace of the Goldsteins, or the Palace of the Industrialists, is a neo-Renaissance building, located in the western part of downtown Katowice, on the corner of today’s Jan Matejko Street and Plac Wolności (Freedom Square - formerly Wilhelmsplatz). It was built by Abraham and Józef Goldstein in 1872. They were rich Jews who came from the area annexed by Russia, and who for some time ran businesses in Upper Silesia.
Silesia City Center in Katowice is one of the largest in Silesia - a shopping, service and entertainment centres located west of the city centre, adjacent to the green spaces of the Silesian Park. The center was built on the site of the former coal mine "Eminencja" (later "Gottwald"). Therefore, millions of customers can admire a winding tower and brick buildings of the machine and boiler stations.
Since its beginnings in 1865, the history of the industrial city of Katowice was inextricably linked to the presence of Jews. At that time, the Jewish community gained great importance, both in the economic and in social life. In 1868, the young Jewish community founded its cemetery at Kozielska Street. There are 1,500 graves preserved to this day, among them the beautiful tombs of the distinguished Jewish families of the Gruenfeldsów, Goldsteins, Panofskys, and many others.
The building of the Adam Mickiewicz III Secondary Comprehensive School is the pride of one of the most important streets of Katowice - Mickiewicz Street. The history of the school dates back to the 70s of the nineteenth century, and the building itself was completed in 1900. It was designed by Józef Perzik, who gave it the neo-Gothic building character. The building was erected of brick and stone. It is decorated with impressive turrets over the roof and projections with fine tops and a rosette in the main façade.
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.
Hotel "Załęże" is located near the shopping center Silesia City Center and the Silesian Park. Each room is equipped with a bathroom, TV, telephone access to the Internet (WiFi), as well as a working desk.