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Authentic

First time when I was in Katowice, I came here, and it made me fall in love with it! I've learned... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mirousi
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Katowice, Poland
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Super place

Definitely worthwhile to see. Traditional, Silesian part of the coal mining city. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Pawel_WA_PL
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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time when I was in Katowice, I came here, and it made me fall in love with it! I've learned about this neighborhood and it really intrigued me. There is nothing quite like it. You feel like you're in a sort of commune and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worthwhile to see. Traditional, Silesian part of the coal mining city. Beautiful buildings and the whole district. Nice church. Just great (!) restaurant and cafe over there. Must see if you are in Katowice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pawel_WA_PL
Reviewed 12 December 2018

It was cold rainy winter day and I forgot to bring the umbrella, but I enjoyed visiting this area for around 2 hours. There were crowded Christmas Market where people not only sell ornaments for Christmas but also food, accesories, traditional clothes etc. I bought...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is the best part of Katowice, however it is far from city center, but the atmosphere and buildings are just perfect.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

I attended a conference in Katowice and we had a few hours in Nikiszowiec: It is very interesting and I liked walking in the streets and taking pictures of the buildings.To me there is some similarities to Dublin - especially I liked the white windows...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank GB0g
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Went for a walk in the neighborhood. Nice to see these buildings and compare them to the ones in Iceland. We had a very good weather. Nice bars and restaurants, a wedding was going on, beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

It's a city specially build for local miner over hundred years ago. Miners families still live there cultivating their own habits. Good to visit during fest.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Pavel54
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Went here by bus after being told about it by a very enthusiastic young man. Had a quiet walk around. Not sure if we saw everything because of time limitation, but interesting to learn how this was specially built for the miners and their families.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 223ingridm
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed at an Airbnb place in the neighbourhood. The buildings were somewhat unique and our apartment had been very nicely renovated. But we were obviously outsiders and people barely recognized our presence and nobody was friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank kerryphillips7
Reviewed 1 July 2018

When you think about Poland this place is not really famous, but really interesting so see and enjoy

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank María P
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