Katowice is a city Poland with a population of more than
290,000. Originally a village, it’s played host to numerous artists, merchants
and craftsman throughout history, and been transformed through
industrialisation which has turned its farms and mills into mines, steelworks
These days, Katowice is a key hub for culture, industry and
business, home to various skyscrapers and office buildings. It has a low
overall unemployment rate, and plays hosts to numerous trade fairs throughout
Its tourist attractions range from Market Square to the
historic settlement, Nikiszowiec. Popular sites worth seeing include the
Cathedral of Christ the King, St. Mary’s Church and Goldstein Palace. If music
is your thing, check out the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, and for
a taste of local history, visit the Silesian Museum.
Katowice has a reliable public transportation system that
consists of trams, buses and regional rail. Its many roads connect to other
European countries like Germany, Belgium and France, and provide easy access to
the city’s local airport, Katowice International.
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