Garrison Church of St Casimir
Opposite the skyscraper is the lovely Art Deco Garrison Church of St Casimir.
Katowice has Silesia’s best-preserved Jewish Cemetery . Established in 1868, it’s divided into two parts, of which the front one is the...
Cathedral of Christ the King
Some 800m south of the Rynek is Poland’s largest cathedral, its base measuring 89m by 53m. The massive sandstone structure was erected...
In tribute to the acclaimed Spanish architect, this is the coolest cafe on the centre’s coolest pedestrian street. The coffee and cakes...
Restauracja A Dong
This is the place to find authentic Asian food in Katowice. Dishes include Sichuan squid, Malaysian shrimps, Vietnamese octopus and...
Lonely Planet review
This blocky, 14-storey, 60m-tall structure was Poland’s tallest building from 1934 until 1955. It’s considered the best example of Functionalism in Poland. Nearby is the lofty Garrison Church of St Casimir , which opened just a year before Skyscraper, with lovely Art Deco interiors.