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Katowice: Private City Tour with Stories & Viewing Points

Katowice: Private City Tour with Stories & Viewing Points

From US$ 95.92 per person

Learn about the history of Katowice on a private tour of the city. Explore Market Square and admire the old train station before enjoying the spectacular views from the Silesian Museum viewing point.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Polish, English
Pickup included
Your guide / driver will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby with your name. Please be ready on time.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • See the post-industrial center of business & culture
  • Take a selfie with Spodek - a symbol the city and the biggest show & sport arena
  • Visit Silesian Museum - a viewing platform located on the top of the mineshaft
  • Discover Nikiszowiec - historical worker’s area designed as garden-town
  • Walk along a pedestrian street with countless pubs and cafes
Full description
Be greeted by your guide at the hotel and invited for the fully private sightseeing. It's high time to explore Katowice – the capital of Upper Silesia. It is one of the most underrated tourist cities in Poland. Once the center of the biggest coal basin in Poland. Today a bustling city, the center of cultural and business life. Every year, numerous sports and cultural events, conferences and concerts take place here. In 2015 Katowice was officially made a UNESCO City of Music as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities initiative. Start your tour in the Market Square - one of the city's landmarks. On a way see a renovated old train station and Silesia Theatre. Go towards the Culture Zone consisting of: the Spodek (UFO shape arena), the International Congress Centre, the seat of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the Silesian Museum. The museum is located on the site of the former "Katowice" mine and its main symbol is the tower of the Warszawa II shaft (the observation tower). All these buildings are architectural gems that have received multiple awards for their unique design. Finaly explore Nikiszowiec - the historic workers' housing estate of Katowice. This district is famous for its characteristic red brick mining buildings. Enjoy the most important places and learn from your guide what else you can discover on your own after this tour.
Includes
  • Guide 4h
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Transportation
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Entrances

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September 3, 2022

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