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Printable maps of Katowice

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Katowice

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Katowice with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Katowice area

This Katowice map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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Overview of festivals and celebrations in Poland

There are quite a lot of cheerful folk festivals in Poland. On January 21 and 22, Grandmother's Day and Grandfather's Day are celebrated. On this day, it is customary to bring presents and pay a maximum attention to relatives. The whole family necessarily gathers at a large table, even if they don’t do that on other days. May 26, is the Mother's Day. Children visit their mothers with traditional bunches of flowers. November 30, is the Day of Andrzejki. This national holiday is one of the most popular among young people. In the evening, they arrange parties, where it’s common to read the fortune. The melted wax is poured into the cold water, and the outlines of the resulting figure determine the future. The New Year's Eve in Poland is called Sylvester, in honor of St. Sylvester. He has captured the Leviathan, which has been supposed to break free on New Year's Eve. That didn't happen. Since then, local residents are celebrating this event. It’s common to wear masquerade costumes. … Open

Photogallery of Katowice sights

Our guide to Katowice

Travel guide to Katowice

The city has preserved many interesting architectural structures of various times, among which the beautiful Goldstein Palace. The palace was built in the second half of the 19th century for the Goldstein brothers, who owned several sawmills and at that time, were among the wealthiest inhabitants of the city. The beautiful palace in the Neo-Renaissance style initially drew attention with its exquisite decoration. … Open

Advices for travellers

4. There are many places in the city, where visitors can pay by credit cards. Non-cash payments are accepted in most shops, restaurants and gas stations. Cash will be important only for tourists who expect to make purchases in open air markets, or who want to visit small shops and restaurants located away from the city center. 5. Tourists should keep in mind that exchanging currency using the … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Marysin Dwór and Karcma pod Strzechom are also very popular restaurants dedicated to the national cuisine. These are the best places to try popular and authentic dishes. Fans of Italian cuisine will certainly fall in love with the restaurant called La Grotta. You will find it near the center of the city. True gourmets and fans of exotic culinary will never find a better place to stay than Restauracja a Dong that … Open

Cultural excursion through Katowice - things to see

The Concert Hall of Silesia is one of the most beautiful historic buildings of the 19th century in the city. The hall often hosts various concerts of classical music and performances of world famous musicians. Therefore, all fans of classical music will be genuinely delighted with visiting this place. A walk around the city will also bring a lot of unforgettable memories. A large number of interesting old buildings … Open
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