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  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    Culture Zone in Katowice is located between Spodek arena and new buildings which are the seat of the International Congress Center (MCK), The National Orchestra of Polish Radio (NOSPR) and the Silesian Museum. The location of the Space of Culture adapted the area of former coal mine "Katowice". There you can find, according to a characteristics for Upper Silesia urban designs and motifs, amazing buildings. Tourist can admire a fantastic view from the green roof of the MCK, and Hoist tower of the former pit shaft, on which a panoramic lift is mounted (the Silesian Museum)
  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    The complex of buildings of the Silesian Museum, situated in the former Katowice coal mine, along with other institutions which are being built here will create the so-called Cultural District - the new centre of cultural life for the city. The coal mine "Katowice" operated from the third decade of the nineteenth century until the end of the last century. In total, about 120 million tons of coal were mined. Characteristic old buildings have remained of the mine, many of whom were built as early as the nineteenth century, and each individual building was given the features inspired by the Romanesque and Gothic styles.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    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.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    "The largest private art gallery in Poland is situated in Janów, a district east of the city center of Katowice. It is located in the pithead building and the bathroom at the shaft ""Wilson"" in the Coal Mine ""Wieczorek"". The gallery boasts of an exhibition area of nearly 2500 square meters! Monica Paca and Johannes opened the gallery, by inviting a group of artists, musicians, actors and other artists, and lovers of contemporary art. The gallery is located on the Industrial Monuments Route of the Silesian voivodeship. "
  • Cultural Heritage
    Czeladź
    The Gallery "Elektrownia" (“Power Station”) is housed in the old building of the largest and most modern industrial plant the town city - the coal mine "Saturn". The building was built of brick, in the style characteristic of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. It was designed by outstanding Polish architect, Joseph Pius Dziekoński. Inside the building, there are art exhibitions, an original turbine, a control panel and a powerful flywheel.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Świętochłowice
    The Silesian Uprisings' Museum is located in the building of the former Police Headquarters at 1, Wiktora Polaka Street in Świętochłowice. In the revitalized object designed by the Zillmann brothers the visitors are invited to find the permanent exhibition of modern and multimedia character. The exhibition is arranged on four floors: from the ground floor where one can see the „Świętochłowice A. D. 1919” room with an interior inspired by the main street from the period of uprisings, to an entresol - a perfect place to admire the staff special session.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Bytom
    “Kronika” ("Chronicle"), which is part of the Bytom Cultural Center, was established in 1991. The activities of this institution are beyond an ordinary gallery itself. It combines various fields of art - painting, printmaking, architecture, film, theater, music - into one artistic message. In 2006, the institution underwent reorganization. The center was also renovated. Moreover, the gallery goes beyond art. It runs a bike rental shop.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Bytom
    Lovers of old cars should seek out in Bytom the following address: 98 Strzelców Bytomskich Street. In the building of the voivodeship training centre for drivers one can find the Museum of Motorization and Technology, in which there are three exhibition pavillons presenting old cars, wheelers as well as military vehicles. They come from a few Silesian institutions and private collections. The oldest vehicle is a Buick from 1928.
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Katowice
The area around the General Józef Ziętek Roundabout in Katowice is one of the most recognizable places in the capital of Upper Silesia. Even today visitors are impressed by the bold shape of the Sport and Show Arena known as Spodek ("Saucer in Polish). On the opposite side of the roundabout there is the Monument of the Silesian Insurgents and close to it the bronze statue of General Ziętek. An unusual memento of the communist times is the so-called Super Unit. A more recent landmark is "Rondo Sztuki", a an art and cultural centre.
Katowice
Culture Zone in Katowice is located between Spodek arena and new buildings which are the seat of the International Congress Center (MCK), The National Orchestra of Polish Radio (NOSPR) and the Silesian Museum. The location of the Space of Culture adapted the area of former coal mine "Katowice". There you can find, according to a characteristics for Upper Silesia urban designs and motifs, amazing buildings. Tourist can admire a fantastic view from the green roof of the MCK, and Hoist tower of the former pit shaft, on which a panoramic lift is mounted (the Silesian Museum)
Katowice
Katowice is the second city (after Warsaw) in Poland which boasts the largest number of high-rise buildings. The tradition of such constructions in the capital of Upper Silesia dates back to the interwar period, when the first “skyscraper” in the country was erected in Katowice. Currently, the record high building is the skyscraper "Altus", which is 125 meters tall and has a total area of about 69 000 square meters.
Katowice
In 1984, the reactivated Silesian Museum in Katowice was moved into the impressive building of the former Grand Hotel at today’s 3 Korfanty Street. The construction of the building was financed by Max Wiener, an entrepreneur from Katowice in 1899. It was designed by Ignatz Gruenfeld or Gerd Zimmermann. The building is made of brick, giving it an elegant, neo-Renaissance form with decorative gables and projections.
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Silesian Flavours Culinary Trail
Katowice
Moodro Restaurant is a unique place located in the old engine building belonging to the Silesian Museum in Katowice. The... More>>
Katowice
The restaurant sunlight is the hotel’s flagship, available not only for hotel guests. The restaurant, flooded with natur... More>>
Katowice
Restaurant "Kuchnia Otwarta" specializes in a traditional Polish cuisine, and all the dishes served are based exclusivel... More>>
Accommodation
Katowice
Hotel Diament Spodek Katowice is a three star hotel situated in the Katowice city center. Hotel is an integral part of the most known building in Silesia, namely “Spodek”. Hotel Diament Spodek Katowiceoffers buisness meetings, conferences, events, dance parties.
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Gastronomy
Katowice
Wielbicieli Steków, jak i Wegetarian zapraszamy w podróż po tradycji i nowoczesności do Restauracji "Stare i nowe"!
Katowice
Local Pizza Hut chain, located in the city center, near Ronda Art and event venue "flying saucer".
Katowice
Hotelowa restauracja oferuje potrawy kuchni polskiej i egzotycznej, jednak na szczególną uwagę zasługuje tradycyjna kuchnia śląska.
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