The Zone of Culture – City Tour

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For the first time post from the Series “City Tour”. From my perspective, the best place for that is to visit “The Zone of Culture” in Katowice. We already presented photos from events, which take place here. It is time to check this place from a bigger perspective.

Event/Tour Information:
Original Date/Time for Tour: 13.03.2021, 18.08.2021
Location: Katowice, Śląskie, Poland
Event: N/A
Connected to bigger Tour: No.
Other important: No

The Zone of CultureWhere we are exactly?

Map Source: | Map showing the place (The Zone of Culture, pl. Strefa Kultury)
Map Source: | Where Katowice is located in Central Europe.

Katowice is located in southern Poland it is part of and main city de facto long time exist Katowice Metropolis, de jure quite new GZM Silesia. Spodek is located just above the main metropolitan railway DTŚ – connected to Highway A1 and near Train Station “Katowice” (Koleje Śląskie most important Train Station). As we see, this place is very well located in the middle of the metropolis.

Useful Travel Information
Train Station: Katowice, Koleje ŚląskiePKP Intercity
Airport: Katowice (KTW), Popular regular connection to hub: Frankfurt/Main, Warszawa
Highway: A1A4
Bus: See ZTM

KTW Buildings:

Officially not part of The Zone of Culture, but as you can see. Integration part an important part of it. The second Building is the highest in Katowice now.

KTW Buildings
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Silesian Museum:

Silesian Museum
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NOSPR – Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (pl. Narodowa Orkiestra Symfoniczna Polskiego Radia)

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First District Buildings:

"First District" Buildings.
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Spodek (Arena):

Spodek was already presented in the past post published here. You can check other galleries using the tag “Spodek“.

Spodek. View from stairs belonging to MCK/ICC.
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International Congress Centre (pl. Międzynarodowe Centrum Kongresowe)

At this time, ICC was used as a "Temporary CoVid Hospital".
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More information:

All links to the English version.

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