Kozy is the largest and most populous village in Poland. It is situated in the foothills of the Little Beskids, near Bielsko-Biała. In the 60s of the twentieth century, Adolf Zuber, a local social worker and collector of memorabilia, founded a historical circle here. Its members have collected interesting, old household equipment unused for years. The exhibition illustrates the life of the former inhabitants. The historical chamber was established in 1992 and is housed in the Municipal Library.
The Soviet Army Cemetery is located at
Lwowska Street. Most of the Soviet soldiers
who fought against the Germans in the battle
for Podbeskidzie in 1945 are buried in 300
individual graves and 21 mass graves.
Altogether, 15340 were killed in the battle.
Originally, for political and propaganda
reasons the Communist authorities located
the cemetery (together with the memorial) at
a controversial place - opposite the
Kozy is a large village lying in the district of Bielsko, in the foothills of the Little Beskids. It is indeed the most populated village in Poland. It has almost 12 thousand inhabitants, which is even more than the population of some towns. In the village there is a manor probably dating from the eighteenth century. It is a neo-Classicist building, whose today’s shape results from the renovations in the nineteenth century. The manor is located in the middle of the park.
One of the graveyards located within today’s
Bielsko-Biala is an old Roman Catholic
cemetery, which dates back to the time of
the Confederation of Bar. Initially, participants
of the Confederation were buried here.
(The town was an important centre of the
Confederation), and later, during the
occupation of the town by the Austrians, the
cemetery became a necropolis of Biała. The
cemetery was officially established, when the
churchyard was closed.
The Church of Divine Providence is one of the
most beautiful examples of the late and Neobaroque architecture in southern Poland. It
was built in the second half of the 18th
century, yet many elements were added
during the 19th century rebuilding works.
Attention shall be paid to the elegant façade
with two towers. Inside the church a beautiful
Rococo pulpit in the shape of a boat and the
interior mainly from the 19th century have
W miejscu w którym powstała Restauracja "Mały Wiedeń" istniała niegdyś Karczma i punkt wymiany zaprzęgów na trakcie Wiedeń-Kraków-Lwów. Ścierało się tu wiele kultur: żydowska, czeska, niemiecka, polska, węgierska... Wielonarodowość i wielokulturowość ówczesnego Bielska pozwoliła zaliczyć go do grona szczęśliwców mianowanych w Europie chlubną nazwą "Mały Wiedeń". Także za sprawą architektury czy obyczajowości opartej na spokoju i radości.