The church is one of the oldest buildings in Katowice, located in the beautiful Kosciuzko Park. Originally it was constructed in 1510 in the village Syrynia from where it was moved to its present location in 1938. The uniqueness of the church is and was always admired.
In Spodek there are concerts, matches, festivals and markets and it is well known for being a great event venue in Katowice. Although you get no chance to get in, it is worth to see from outside. It is literally like an UFO that has landed in the middle of the city. In the evening there is beautiful illumination on the Spodek, it changes depending on what event is celebrated at the moment.
LOKAL Bakery is a place that stands out from Katowice competition with the exceptional quality of its freshly baked breads and pastries. The owners (Ola and Radek) decided to quit their jobs in finance and follow their passion opening this French-style bakery with a Scandinavian-inspired interior.
Café Vanilia is a cosy place on a busy street in the centre of Katowice. The interior is elegant and service is always polite. There is a large selection of cakes, desserts, ice cream, coffee, tea and hot chocolate you can choose from – expect everything to be really delicious.
2B3 Studio is an establishment spanning 2 floors with two bars, a stage, dance floor and a professional sound and lighting system. Every Friday and Saturday night there is usually a party with some of the best DJ's. During the week the venue entices with good food and pleasant music.
Spend an evening in London without ever having to leave Katowice - Longman Club makes it very possible. You will find items of decor such as the iconic red telephone box, double-decker bus and, of course, pints of beer. On weekends students crowd the place to get a cheap drink or even dance at one of the occasional theme parties.
It is one of the most modern clubs in Central and Eastern Europe, equipped with an ultra-modern visual-light system. The club consists of three levels on which 3 separate dance floors, two VIP rooms, six bars and a restaurant are located. Klub Pomarańcza is a unique place inspired of the best clubs of Las Vegas and Ibiza, so come and dance.
Katowice International Airport is located in Pyrzowice, 30 km north of center of Katowice. There are regular bus services running between the airport and the city and they arrive (and depart) in the new local bus terminal located under the central train station. Taxis can be taken from outside the airport.
Katowice has a transport system mostly made up of buses, trams and trains. It is the company KZK GOP who is primarily responsible for bus and rail service in Katowice. You can buy your tickets in grocery stores, newspaper stands or directly on the bus, but bus or tram drivers often speak only Polish.