The Renaissance castle in Stare Tarnowice was
built in the sixteenth century at the initiative of
Piotr Wrochem. This building was rebuilt and
changed the owners several times. For a longer
time, it belonged to the powerful Donnersmarck
family. After the Second World War, it was
nationalized, and shared the fate of other
residences, which were devastated by serving
as the premises of state farms. At the end of
the 2010, a renovation of the castle was
completed. Today, the castle houses the Center
for Arts and Old Crafts.
"The Black Trout Adit in Tarnowskie Góry is one of the most interesting remains of the centuries-old mining of galena, lead and silver ores in this
area. In the nineteenth century, it was built as a drainage tunnel in the mine ""Frederick."" Today, it is a remarkable tourist attraction, offering the
longest underground boat rafting in Poland. It is up to 600 meters long! Along the route one can see a spectacular rocky gorge, ""black"" trout and
bats. We can also listen to interesting mining stories.
The castle park in Tarnowskie Góry Repty Śląskie is located in the south-west part of the city. The English style park once surrounded a hunting castle of the owners of the local lands – Counts Henckel von Donnersmarck, who used to arrange prestigious hunts here. After WW2 the castle fell in ruin. Only two outbuildings have been preserved. This valuable in terms of natural features terrain is protected within the area of the Nature and Landscape Complex “ Park in Repty and the Drama River Valley”.
The Church of Saint Martin, Bishop and
Confessor in Stare Tarnowice is the oldest
church in the town and the entire district of
Tarnowskie Góry. It was built in the Gothic
style as early as the fourteenth century. At
the beginning of the eighteenth century, the
church was rebuilt in the Baroque style. At
the end of the nineteenth century, a new
neo-Romanesque parish church was erected
in its vicinity. The old church is characterized
by wooden roofs covered with shingle and a
historic décor of its interior.
For many years, many Polish cities have
been investing in recreation facilities. It
results in building modern water parks,
offering services to people of all ages. The
Water Park in Tarnowskie Góry is one of the
first of its kind in the region of Silesia
(besides the "Nemo - water" in nearby
Dąbrowa Górnicza) and one of the most
modern centers of recreation and bathing in
The Fountain of Youth is one of the favorite places
of the inhabitants of Repty Śląskie, which is
currently a district of Tarnowskie Góry. For a long
time, the fountain has been known for its very
tasty water. It has become so popular that it
attracts people form faraway, who queue with
containers at three taps. Apart from the fountain,
there is another interesting place - a PolishGerman border post from the interwar period,
which originally stood near the border that once
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.
Restaurant "Kuchnia Otwarta" specializes in a traditional Polish cuisine, and all the dishes served are based exclusivel...
Restaurant "Kuchnia Otwarta" specializes in a traditional Polish cuisine, and all the dishes served are based exclusively on natural and local ingredients. The dining room is open to the kitchen, dishes are serve with the principles of the French service.
The restaurant sunlight is the hotel’s flagship, available not only for hotel guests. The restaurant, flooded with natur...
The restaurant sunlight is the hotel’s flagship, available not only for hotel guests. The restaurant, flooded with natural light, open space offers room for up to 160 guests. The interiors are full of distinctive colours combined with minimalist forms.
The restaurant is located in restored agricultural premises dating from 1929. Classic brick vault construction and stone facade are stylish combined with modern elements of decoration. All this creates a great place for parties, suppers and business meetings.