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Nikiszowiec

Plac Wyzwolenia, Katowice, Poland
+48 32 255 14 80
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Workers' housing estate, a pearl of social housing architecture; designed in the early twentieth... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mateusz F
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Magic place

It is hard to believe that this is a real world not the scenography from the movie; only cars on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Monika G
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Plac Wyzwolenia, Katowice, Poland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Workers' housing estate, a pearl of social housing architecture; designed in the early twentieth century. Lovely place, really worth a visit. I'm from Katowice, I can assure you it's the place that will show you how people in Silesia used to live in the past.

Thank Mateusz F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is hard to believe that this is a real world not the scenography from the movie; only cars on the street will remind you the time. It is a magic place with great atmosphere full of peace and harmony. Unbeliveable, astonish frames stays on...More

Thank Monika G
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The Nikiszowiec area was built to uplift the working class in the mines it is beautiful to see and contains lovely cafe and coffeebars as well be careful with the pies though it cost me a few extra pounds

Thank francien2015
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the location twice we thought it was so quaint. Loved Byfy....it is a must to try...their pastries are to die for....and you must try a John Lemon

Thank Gplanojevic
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Probably the most interesting part of Katowice. A perfect place for a walk, as it is a unique historical site. It is quite poor neighborhood, but there are some very pleasant coffee places.

1  Thank january2016guest
Reviewed 30 June 2017

During my busines trip hosts organized short excursion to Nikiszowiec. This unique place fortunately survived Second Worl War bombing so you will see unique buildings comming from the XIX century. Surprisingly there is no one same house in this colony. As we were told by...More

Thank rimvydasasoklis
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Formerly called Gieschewald after the founder of a big German mining company Georg von Giesche. Interestingly in 1926 all shares of the company were sold to Prescott Bush (yes, the American presidents' family). The company's property was confiscated by the Polish government in 1946. The...More

1  Thank Robert937
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Totally worth visiting as all district have unique architecture. Although we visited it during easter time and all bistros were closed, it's nice place just for walk and shooting few photos.

1  Thank Matt_Mal
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We walked around Nikiszowiec, looked into various courtyards and it all seemed like nothing changed since it was built hundred years ago for local miners. It is definitely place worth the visit, unspoiled and admirable. It only takes you some 30-40 minutes to see most...More

1  Thank Lenkach
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We walked through the Nikiszowiec with our friends. The architecture was really specific. The place has amazing atmosphere

Thank Anna M
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