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Welcome to Katowice

Katowice in South Poland (pronounced Kah-to-vee-tseh) is home to Poland’s largest cathedral, one of the best museums in southern Poland and a super modern culture zone.

Flights to Katowice from Cork Airport

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Things to do here

Katowice is home to many museums, churches and theatres including the Silesian Museum and the Silesian Philharmonic, which is regarded as one of the most distinguished orchestras in Poland. Its vibrant restaurant scene ensures a variety of choices with a mixture of Silesian and international culinary delights. 

 

To Eat

  1. Restaurant Tatiana serves excellent cuisine in a homely atmosphere with friendly service. Try the lamb knuckle stewed in Polish vegetable, homemade Russian dumplings and stir-fried onions. Traditional Polish cuisine with a European twist. 
  2. Pierogi Swiata serves the best pierogi (that’s dumplings to you and me) in Katowice and excellent beer. Caters for vegetarians. 

To Stay

  1.  Savoy Mariacka Apartments are ideally situated in the centre of Katowice, just a 10-minute walk to the Silesian Theatre, Katowice Historical Museum and the Silesian Museum. Book a stay at these apartments on www.booking.com.
  2. From the original 1903 mosaic lobby floor to the exquisite walnut furniture, you’ll be charmed by the luxury and style of the 5-star Monopol. Spacious, air-conditioned room and free wellness facilities including a swimming pool and sauna. 

Christ the King Cathedral Tour

Take a guided tour around the largest cathedral in Poland and arguably the most beautiful building in the city.
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Mariacka Street Culture

Katowice’s main street located just five minutes from the Rynek (market square) is charming and calm by day. By night it’s the pulse of the city with its many bars and restaurants.

 

Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Culture

Built in 2014, the headquarters of the NOSPR is the city’s newest architectural and cultural jewel. Regarded as one of the most acoustically pristine performance halls in Europe it’s well worth a visit.
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Silesian Museum Museum

This beautiful museum survived a Nazi attack and was reinstated in 1984. In it you can learn about the Silesian history and art by visiting the exhibitions about the region’s ethnology and archaeology as well as the collection of Polish paintings
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