15 Sights in Katowice, Poland (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Katowice, Poland. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 15 sights are available in Katowice, Poland.

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1. Giszowiec

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Giszowiec is an eastern district of the city of Katowice, created as a coal miners' settlement in 1907. Initially consisting of about 3,300 miners and their families, the district's population have grown over the years to over 18,000. Although Giszowiec's architectural originality suffered major damages in the 1970s and 1980s due to large scale urbanization, its early unique character can be still felt in the surviving miners' housings, the marketplace, numerous individual buildings and structures, as well as the relatively well preserved general design of a "Garden city".

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2. Pomnik Powstańców Śląskich

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Pomnik Powstańców Śląskich Lestat (Jan Mehlich) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Silesian Insurgents' Monument in Katowice, southern Poland, is a monument to those who took part in the three Silesian Uprisings of 1919, 1920 and 1921, which aimed to make the region of Upper Silesia part of the newly independent Polish state. The monument was unveiled on 1 September 1967, and was designed by sculptor Gustaw Zemła and architect Wojciech Zabłocki. The wings symbolize the three uprisings, and the names of places where battles were fought are etched on the vertical slopes. The monument was funded by the people of Warsaw for Upper Silesia.

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3. Kościół pw. Świętego Stanisława Kostki

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The Church of St. Stanislav Coska in Katowice is a Roman Catholic parish church. Stanislaw Kozki is located in Katowice, an auxiliary unit of Gishovian, in Ul. Mining state, enshrined on May 17, 1948. The temple's architect is George Krueger, and the current interior design is designed by Helena Schoster. The church is a brick building, and the church building is adjacent to a bell tower with two clocks. Inside the temple, there are choirs on the side and back, while the ceiling of the church is storeroom-like.

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4. Park Giszowiecki

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Giszowiecki Park in Katowice – a city park located in Katowice, in the central part of the Giszowiec auxiliary unit, located in the area of Pod Lipami Square and Gościnna, Wesołowska and Działkowa streets, with an area of 3,378 ha. It was created together with the construction of the Giszowiec patronage estate in the years 1907-1910 according to the design of Emil and Georg Zillmann, and the current name was established on October 25, 2010.

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5. Kościół świętego Józefa

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St. Józef in Katowice-Załęż-Roman Catholic parish church of the parish of St. Józef, located at 76 Gliwicka Street in Katowice, in the assistant unit of Załęże. It was founded in 1898–1900 as a votive church after a mining disaster at the Cleophas mine of March 4, 1896. The church was dedicated on November 8, 1900, and consecrated on April 29, 1902. The author of the church created in the neo -Gothic style is Ludwig Schneider.

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6. Kościół pw. Świętego Józefa Robotnika

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The church of Saint Józef Robotnik in Katowice-Józefowiec-the Roman Catholic parish church of the parish of St. Józef Robotnik, located in Katowice, in the auxiliary unit of Wełnowiec-Józefowiec, at the intersection of Józefowska and prof. J. Mikusiński. The church was built in the neo -Baroque style in 1935–1939. The designer of the temple is Jan Priest from Katowice.

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7. Izba Śląska

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The Silesian Chamber-a museum in Katowice in the Giszowiec district on the square of 3-3a Lipia, presenting exhibits related to the culture and art of Upper Silesia, as well as paintings and souvenirs of the painter Ewald Gawlik. This headquarters is a branch of the Municipal Culture Center Szopienice-Giszowiec in Katowice.

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8. Pomnik Henryka Sławika i Józsefa Antalla

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The old Henry Slavik and Joseph Antar Monument in Katowice is a monument in Katowice, located in the square in front of the International Convention Center. It was dedicated to Henry Slavik and Joseph Antar Sr., both World War II-era heroes who saved at least 5,000 lives. Polish Jews.

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9. Kuria Metropolitalna

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Kuria Metropolitalna / Public domain

The Katowice Bishop's Palace, built from 1927 to 1933, is the seat of the Archdiocese of Katowice and the Bishops of the Diocese. It is located near the hive. Henry Jordan is 39. It was designed by Sigmund Galik and Francis Smaczynski. It is now home to the archdiocese of Curia.

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10. Kościół pw. Świętego Michała Archanioła

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Kościół pw. Świętego Michała Archanioła Lestat (Jan Mehlich) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Church of St. Michael Archangel is one of the oldest buildings in Katowice. It's located in Kościuszko Park, where it was moved in 1938 from the village Syrynia, where it was originally constructed in 1510. It is under the invocation of St. Michael.

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11. Rodzina

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Family sculpture, Family monument in Katowice - a monument, actually a sculpture in the Katowice district of Koszutka, located in the western part of Grunwaldzki Square, at the intersection of Sokolska Street and Gustawa Morcinka Street.

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12. Archikatedra pw. Chrystusa Króla w Katowicach

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Archikatedra Chrystusa Króla w Katowicach 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.

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13. Jerzy Ziętek

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The monument to General Jerzy Zykek in downtown Katowicach was unveiled on the eve of November 19, 20, 2005. The anniversary of the death of former Governor George's son-in-law (Yoga) was found at Katowitzki roundabout.

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14. Wieża spadochronowa

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Parachute Tower in Katowice is a 35-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.

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15. Izba Pamięci Kopalni Wujek

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The museum-Uncle Katowice Coal Mine Memorial-is a museum in the "Uncle" coal mine area of Katowice in Brina District. It commemorates the appeasement of landmines after martial law was declared on December 16, 1981.

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