List of facilities and places in the neighbourhood
  • Cultural Heritage
    Tychy
    While in Tychy, it is worth seeing the buildings constructed at the turn of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. They are a manifestation of architectural interest in postmodernism. This style, characterized by a loose treatment of tradition and a game of convention, in Tychy is represented primarily by the "Gate of the Sun", which quickly became an icon of the city. Next to it, we can see an interesting bank building, whose shape resembles a boat.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Tychy
    The church of the Holy Spirit in Tychy Żwaków aroused emotions already during construction. At the end of the seventies of the last century its unusual form of a tent made some angry, while others admired it. Today, the church is regarded as one of the most interesting built during the communist era. Its designer, Stanisław Niemczyk has received numerous awards and honors. He has also won international fame. The interior houses the paintings by master Jerzy Nowosielski himself.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Wyry
    Wyry is a village located in the picturesque forest area in the region of the Pless Forest. The area was the scene of a lesser-known battle during the 1939 Defensive War. The three-day-long events that took place after the German invasion on Poland are referred to by historians as the Wyry Battle. Here, we can visit, among others, the combat shelter „Sowiniec", which houses an exhibition presenting those events. There is also a monument to the Soldiers of September 1939.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    The wooden church, still standing at the highest point Kosciuszko Park in Katowice Brynów, is a building erected in the early sixteenth century and moved to this place from Syrynia, a district of Rybnik in 1938. It is the oldest monument in Katowice. Next to the church, there is a seventeenth-century bell tower, which was moved here along with the shrine. The whole complex is surrounded by a stylish wooden fence with three gates. The church moved here at the initiative of the then mayor Adam Kocur - a future priest The property is located on the Silesian Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    Attempts to commemorate the victims of the communist crime of December 16, 1981 were taken immediately after the pacification of the mine, but all the symbols were instantly destroyed by the communist authorities. The monument was unveiled on December 15, 1991. It was designed by Alina and Andrzej Grzybowski. The monument consists of a 33-meter-tall cross and an urn with the soil from the graves of the nine miners. In the Memorial Museum we can see a documentary and an exhibition with a display illustrating the tragic events, accompanied by the sounds of tanks, helicopters and guns, which makes you feel the horror of the pacification.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Tychy
    The Church of Blessed Karolina Kózkówna in Tychy is eye-catching from afar due to a characteristic shape, which is dominated by the centrally located dome. The building was erected in the housing estate called “T” in Tychy in 1993-2000. It also has a very impressive interior, painted in intensive colors by artists form Katowice, Joanna PiechKalarus and Roman Kalarus. Wood carvings are made by Antoni Toborowicz.
  • Nature
    Katowice
    The Tadeusz Kościuszko Park in Katowice is the largest municipal park in the capital of Upper Silesia. The beginnings of the garden areas to the south of the city center date back to the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It was then named the South Park. In 1925, it changed its name to Tadeusz Kościuszko. Currently, the park occupies 72 hectares. We will encounter almost 100 species of trees and shrubs here, as well as historical artifacts - such as a parachute tower or a wooden church of Saint Michael the Archangel.
  • Actively
    Katowice
    The Silesian Aero Club of Silesia prides itself on over eighty-year-old traditions. It was established in the late 20s and 30s of the last century. Its alumni include: Edward Makula - a gliding world champion, Waldemar Ozga - an outstanding balloon pilot, Edward Ciapała - a world vice-champion in model aircraft, and many other great pilots. The Aero Club operates the airfield of Katowice Muchowiec, which was built in the 20s of the last century.
  • Actively
    Mysłowice
    Equestrian sports and recreation is becoming more and more popular in Poland. In Mysłowice, one can benefit from the services of the Sport Riding Club "JOKAR", which is located in the western district of the city called Wesoła. The club is located in a pine forest near the water reservoir "Wesoła Fala". It offers both recreational riding and show jumping and eventing, as well as tourist rides. We can take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage and take part in a sleigh ride.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    The housing estate of Giszowiec in Katowice is workers’ colony, which is unique in Europe. It was built in the years 1906-1910 for the workers of the industrial plants – mostly of the mine "Giesche" (later "Wieczorek") owned by the Georg von Giesche's Erben company. The colony was designed by Emil and Georg Zillmann, who implemented the idea of a city-garden. The blocks of apartments and public buildings have been preserved to this day.