[Zabrze] Why is the water tower called the glass stein? Uncover the story


The Water tower in Zabrze has undergone a major renovation and now offers visitors a unique and exciting experience. Not only can visit it, but you can also learn about the important topic of carbon through an interactive exhibition. The cherry on top? A breathtaking panoramic view of the city from the top of the tower. It is a must-see destination that combines history, education, and a little bit of entertainment all in one.

Some time ago this Water tower was only a ruin. After the renovation is a must-see one-of-a-kind attraction in Zabrze. Because the elevator, which is built outside the original walls due to conservation care Water tower has a unique unofficial name…. Glass stein. (pol. Kufel). Below gallery from our visit to this place in December.

Tour Information:

Original Date/Time for Tour: 13.12.2022 (Visit after renovation)
Location: Zabrze, Śląskie, Poland
Other important: In addition some photos during renovation from the past.

The Water tower – Where we are exactly?

Map Source: OpenStreetMap.org | Where Zabrze is located in Central Europe.
Map Source: OpenStreetMap.org | Where The Water Tower is located in Zabrze.

Useful Travel Information

Train Station: Zabrze, Koleje Śląskie route “S1”, PKP Intercity, EuroCity Train “EC57”
Airport: Katowice (KTW), Popular regular connection to hub: Frankfurt/Main, Warszawa
Highway: A1A4

Water Tower during renovation
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