A campus extends to the east of the old city of Gliwice, where most of the university buildings of the oldest technical higher school – the Silesian University of Technology stand. Tourists should visit this place, because there are a lot of historic buildings worth attention. For instance, at the corner of Wrocławska and Strzody Streets there is an interesting building of the Faculty of Architecture of the Silesian University of Technology, originally built (at the end of the nineteenth century) as one of the first hotels in the city.
"Red Chemistry" is a popular name of the Faculty of
Technology and Chemical Engineering of the Silesian
University of Technology. The building was erected
between 1906 and 1907, to a design by Wilhelm Kranz, a
construction adviser, for the Royal School of Mechanical
Engineering and Metallurgy. It was built in the neo-Gothic
style, which was trendy in the early twentieth century,
referring to the late medieval architecture in northern
“Grey Chemistry " is the popular name of the building of
the Faculty of Chemistry of the Silesian university of
Technology, located at ks. Marcina Strzody Street.
Originally, it was built in 1911 as a secondary school for
boys and girls. The building was designed in the German
Neo-Renaissance style, and it owes its name to grey brick
veneer walls. In the 1920s, the school was expanded
with one wing, which this time was erected in the style
of early Modernism.
The Czesław Poborski Museum of Mineral Deposit Geology in Gliwice is located at the Institute of Mining and Geology of the Silesian Technical University. The first exhibition housed in three rooms took place in 1961. The most valuable items include collections of Fr. Leopold Szersznik, fossils from the Upper Silesia, ore specimens, paleozoological exhibits, Carboniferous flora, iron meteorites, and the so-called collection of Khabarovsk.
The church of the Holy Trinity in Gliwice is one of the three
Armenian catholic parish churches in Poland. Its present
parson is Tadeusz Isakowicz-Zaleski. The church building
was erected in the neo-Classicist style, in the first half of the
nineteenth century. Inside the shrine, it is worthwhile to
see the miraculous image of Our Lady of Łysiec, which was
brought by the borderlanders to Silesia, and was placed in
the church in 1950.
The present building of the garrison church of Saint Barbara
in Gliwice was founded by the local Protestant community
in the mid-nineteenth century. Previously, since 1482, a
wooden Catholic church had stood in its place. From 1809
to 1860 it was shared with the Evangelical Church. The
church is an impressive, brick basilica, referring in style to
the Italian art of the Trecento and the Quattrocento. It was
designed by Friedrich August Stüler, a prominent architect.
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.
The Italian word Collin means hill, and the restaurant is located under the hill in Zbrosławice. It is here that a uniqu...
The Italian word Collin means hill, and the restaurant is located under the hill in Zbrosławice. It is here that a unique place has been built over the last 9 years. The owners are restaurateurs from Silesia: Zbigniew and Beata Tucholscy, which is why tradition had to appear here, although the restaurant follows global trends.