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Katowice Map, Poland

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Katowice Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Katowice with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Katowice useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Katowice!

Katowice Travel Guide

There is still no explanation for the origins of the name Katowice: hundreds of years ago, the city was just a small blacksmiths community. Although most Katowice travel guides will present Katowice as an industrial city, almost 50% of its area is covered by parks, playgrounds, fields and forests (in recent years, Katowice managed to become one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in Europe). read more

Katowice Sightseeing

The above mentioned Spodek is and has been the host of numerous events and sports competitions that brought Katowice in the attention of the whole world: the Ice Hockey World Championship or the Eurobsket 2009 are only two of them. Amateur sports persons can try their chances in the Half Marathon 4 Energy, or in one of Katowice’s numerous gyms, tennis courts, indoor climbing facilities and parks. Spodek is also the... read more

Katowice History

One of the most important events in Katowice history took place in the mid 19th century, when a railway connecting to Myslowice made its way through this farmers and smiths settlement. By this time, Katowice was already Prussian territory, and the ethnic structure of the town, affected by German migration, started to change. By 1865 Katowice was granted municipal rights, under the Germanized name “Kattowitz”.... read more

Katowice Nightlife

In the recent years, Katowice municipality has made serious attempts to encourage local art and promote cultural manifestations of any kind. There are no less than four theater halls in Katowice: the Silesian Theater (biggest in the city – three scenes), Atheneum Theater, Korez Theatre and Rialto Cinetheater. Also, Cogitatur and GuGalander clubs host regularly experimental theater and cinema manifestations. For some... read more

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