The old church of Saint Bartholomew in Gliwice
Szobiszowice is one of the most mysterious shrines in
Silesia. It is rumored that the church was built by the
Templars. It is true, however, that the building was
erected as early as in the fifteenth century, which makes it
the oldest religious building in Gliwice. The church is
austere with a stone and brick tower, crowned with
"The wooden transmitting tower of the radio station in Gliwice is a marvel of engineering and prewar thought and the testimony of its builders’ courage. With a height of 111 m, it now occupies the first place on the list of the world's tallest structures, built entirely of wood. It was built in 1935
within the premises of the newly created broadcasting station at Tarnogórska Street. On August 31, 1939, the building was the scene of a provocation carried out by officers of the Nazi SS, known in historiography as the “Gleiwitz incident”."
The Gliwice Palm House is located within vast Chopin Park,
between the Kłodnica river and the Kłodnica Canal. Its
origins date back to the late nineteenth century. Its heyday
fell on the 20s and 30s of the last century. Currently, the
Palm House is a modern institution, an exotic oasis in the
center of the industrial city. In addition to tropical plants
and cacti, one can even see here infamous piranhas or
The first mention of the Jewish settlers in Gliwice comes from
the seventeenth century. In the eighteenth century, there were
several Jewish families in the city. In 1812, they built their first
synagogue. Three years later, they founded the oldest
cemetery at the current Na Piasku Street. About 500
gravestones, mostly made of sandstone, have survived. The
most magnificent is the neo-Classicist mausoleum of the Meyer
family. Many members of the known Troplowitz family were on
Despite its relatively small size, the building of the former Erwin Weichmann’s Textile House (Seidenhaus Weichmann in German) in Gliwice is the most interesting architectural enterprises in the city on the Kłodnica. The edifice was erected in Zwycięstwa Street (then Wilhelmstrasse) in 1921-1922. It was designed by Erich Mendelsohn, one of the most outstanding architects of the twentieth centuries, whose works are admired all over the world.
Coal mine shaft Maciej is a complex of buildings of the former coal mine "Concordia", which is situated in the district...
Coal mine shaft Maciej is a complex of buildings of the former coal mine "Concordia", which is situated in the district of Zabrze - Maciejów. The interiors refer to the trends of post-industrial buildings. Here you can try an excellent meal and feel the unique atmosphere of this place.
This restaurant has an elegant and spacious interior with summer patio. It is located in a charming place next to Rybnic...
This restaurant has an elegant and spacious interior with summer patio. It is located in a charming place next to Rybnickie Lake, surrounded by forest and water. Professional staff makes this restaurant a perfect place for family or business meeting.