Archikatedra Chrystusa Króla w Katowicach (English: Archcathedral of Christ the King in Katowice) is a classicist archcathedral in Katowice-Śródmieście, Katowice, Poland. Constructed between 1927 and 1955, the Archcathedral of Christ the King is the largest archcathedral in Poland.
The Dinosaurs Valley in Silesian Zoological Garden (reconstructions of prehistoric reptiles) Silesian Zoological Garden (Polish: Śląski Ogród Zoologiczny) is a zoological garden in Poland. It was founded in 1954 and is situated in the Katowice and Chorzów districts of Silesia.
Drapacz Chmur (English: Skyscraper) is a historical building in Katowice, Silesia, Poland. It was the first skyscraper built in post-World War I Poland. Finished in 1934 after five years of construction, it made pioneering Polish use of steel frame construction.
Sosnowiec is a city found in Silesian Voivodeship, Poland. It is located 50.29 latitude and 19.10 longitude and it is situated at elevation 256 meters above sea level. Sosnowiec has a population of 227,295 making it the 3rd biggest city in Silesian Voivodeship.
The Goldstein brothers owned sawmills in multiple cities in Poland, also in Katowice, on the background of palace. After a fire burned down the Katowice sawmill in 1892, the Goldstein brothers, because of heavy losses, switched their main business to Wrocław.
The museum was founded in 1929 by the Silesian Sejm, while the region was recovering from the Silesian Uprisings. In the interbellum, the Silesian Museum was one of the biggest museums in Poland. The Nazis however brought the collection to Bytom and tore the building down in 1940.
The other main exhibit "Z dziejów Katowic 1299 - 1865" covers the breadth of the city's early history before officially being founded. Entrance to the exhibit is limited to 15 people every half an hour and all descriptions are in English and films have English subtitles.
Szopienicka into Nikiszowiec proper. Make a left onto ul. Zofii Nałkowskiej (towards Eurohotel and the ice rink complex) and then your first right to officially enter the district on ul. Rymarska and you’ll pass the Tourist Information Office inside a recently unveiled branch of the Katowice Historical Museum at number 4.
Parachute Tower Katowice (Polish: Wieża spadochronowa w Katowicach) is a 50 metre tall lattice parachute tower built in 1937 for training parachute jumps.It was used in the first days of World War II by the 73rd infantry regiment as an observation tower.
Katowice is the seat of Katowice Special Economic Zone (Katowicka Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna). The unemployment rate is one of the lowest in Poland, at 2% (2008). The city is still characterized by its working class strength and attracts many people from neighbouring cities (other districts USMU seeking jobs.
The Beskids, the most beautiful mountains in Poland which offer plenty of tourist attractions, are only dozens of kilometers to the south of Katowice. Cracow and Częstochowa Jurassic Upland (Jura Krakowsko – Częstochowska), picturesque place with rocks and castles, is even closer.
Siemianowickie Centrum Kultury – Park Tradycji invites all silver screen fans to visit ‘Max’ Cinema ‘Max’, in its idea, is a small studio cinema which offers audience very ambitious repertoire: world film classics, Polish cinema but also alternative independent cinema productions that are unavailable in commercial multiplexes.
Silesian Amusement Park. Opened on September 12th 1959 until today happens to be the largest amusement park in Poland. Set on 26 hectares surrounding a huge pond, the Silesia Amusement Park offers a variety of attractions as well as numerous bars and cafes. One of park's main attractions is the Big Planes – a giant carrousel 30m high. Each of the 6 aircrafts seats up to 10 people and is attached to cables over 20m long.
<p>The <b>Silesian Insurgents' Monument</b> in <a href="/pages/w/106350826065990">Katowice</a>, southern Poland, is a monument to those who took part in the three <a href="/pages/w/119379054775151">Silesian Uprisings</a> of 1919, 1920 and 1921, which aimed to make the region of <a href="/pages/w/104045146297442">Upper Silesia</a> part of the newly independent Polish state.
The Silesian Planetarium also Silesian Planetarium and Astronomical Observatory (Polish: Planetarium Śląskie Polish: Śląskie Planetarium i Obserwatorium Astronomiczne) is the largest and oldest planetarium in Poland. It was founded on 4 December 1955 to commemorate the great astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.
W latach 1929-1933 powstał nowy szyb o początkowej nazwie Jacek III, później przemianowany na Prezydent Mościcki. Po wyłączeniu z eksploatacji szybów Świętego Jacka I i II, 15 lutego 1937 roku zmieniono nazwę kopalni na Prezydent Mościcki od nazwy szybu; zakład należał wówczas do spółki Skarboferm.
Valley of Three Ponds (Dolina Trzech Stawow) is located in Katowice. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Katowice holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Valley of Three Ponds (Dolina Trzech Stawow) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Taken over by the ‘Pro Inwest’ company and adapted into exhibition and office spaces, the area around the Wilson shaft is now filled with brightly-painted outdoor sculptures in sharp contrast to the industrial surroundings, as well as a muraled entrance wall full of colourful pop culture icons (making it hard to miss).