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  3. Katowice

Katowice: Old Town Highlights Walking Tour

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Experience the beauty, unique style of architecture, and culture of Katowice. Discover how the city is famous for its strong historic mining community. Marvel at the beautiful Old Town with impressive buildings like Spodek and St. Mary's Church.
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Duration: 2 - 4.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • See the highlights of Katowice with your local expert guide
  • Discover the town and its unique architectural style and atmosphere
  • Admire great cultural places like Spodek, Silesian Theatre or St. Mary’s Church
  • Learn about interesting history of Katowice and the local miners' life
  • Enjoy a private tour with only your family and friends
Full description
Discover Katowice, located on the richest land in all Poland, on a walking tour of the city. Find out how underground there are deposits of many valuable minerals, precious metals and much more. Thanks to this, years ago, this small city developed - rapidly growing into a big town which is now rich in culture and history. Follow your guide on this 2-Hour Old Town Walking tour and discover what interesting highlights Katowice has to offer.

Start from the Silesian Theatre where many of the finest performances take place. Then, walk down to see the fantastic Monument to the Scouts of September which symbolizes the sacrifice of the young scouts who fought during World War II. Reach the Cross Market Square and admire the Goldstein Palace and Philharmonia. After this, pass the peaceful Square of Miszkolc Friends and discover Silesian Insurgents' Monument as you listen to its fantastic story. Finally, reach the pride of Katowice - Spodek.

See more by upgrading your tour to the 3-hour option. Visit all of the above sights then head on to explore the District of Culture, (including Spodek), the innovative International Congress Center and the fantastic National Symphony Orchestra of Polish Radio. Next, walk down to see the very stunning and magnificent St. Mary's Church by walking along Mariacka Street. 

Alternatively, choose the 4.5-hour sightseeing program which also passes by the Cathedral of Christ the King which is another symbol of Katowice city. This option includes the extraordinary occasion to see a great panorama of Katowice with ride up to the viewpoint at the Silesian Terrace. Also, see also the marvelous buildings at the Academy of Music and the Monument of Jozef Pilsudski - an iconic Polish hero.
Includes
  • Private walking tour in Katowice led by a licensed guide
  • Visit to the Cathedral of Christ the King (no admission)
  • Entry to Observation Tower (in 4.5-hour version)
  • Tips about local restaurants, patisserie, pubs
  • Tour program adapted to the preferences of the group

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Meeting point

in front of the Teatr Śląski im. Stanisława Wyspiańskiego (Stanislaw Wyspianski Theatre), Rynek 10, 40-003 Katowice

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Product ID: 161973