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Nikiszowiec

Plac Wyzwolenia, Katowice, Poland
+48 32 255 14 80
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Very pretty location

We visited the location twice we thought it was so quaint. Loved Byfy....it is a must to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gplanojevic
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A perfect site for a walk

Probably the most interesting part of Katowice. A perfect place for a walk, as it is a unique... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
january2016guest
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Warsaw, Poland
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Plac Wyzwolenia, Katowice, Poland
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+48 32 255 14 80
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 April 2017

extraordinary architecture of an old coal mine quarter comprising characteristic for this area red tenement houses with spacious courtyards (each block having specific individual features), all this intersected by narrow cobbled streets. Typical tourist attractions are not indigenous to this area (luckily - as this...More

Thank lidiafw
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

It is a very interesting part of Katowice - it has its own climate with red brick buildings. Szyb Wilson and a gallery nearby.

Thank Bogusza
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Katowice is probably not a touristic destination. But if you are already here I recommend to visit this unique place. It is not only an interesting piece of architecture. It's also a place, where you can meet the locals. They still use the over one...More

1  Thank Lucie M
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