The III Workers' Colony in Knurów is the best preserved patron settlements in this part of Upper Silesia from the beginning of last century. The colony was built for the workers of the coal mine "Knurów" to the north of its site. The first plans were prepared by renowned urban planner, Karl Henrici. Until 1921, only the northern part of the settlement was built. It comprised 90 houses for the workers, five houses for the clerks and a number of accompanying facilities.
This village of Łany Wielkie is inextricably linked with the nearby village of Żarnowiec, which was changed its location in the fourteenth century and became first Stary Żarnowiec (Old Żarnowiec), and later Łany Wielkie. The Church of Adalbert stood in Żarnowiec (Łany Wielkie) as early as the thirteenth century, and the present church dates from the next century, but it was later rebuilt many times. Inside the church, there are precious medieval frescos.
The magnificent palace in Kuźnia Nieborowska, a small village located between Gliwice and Rybnik, was built by the then owners of a local, small ironworks in the second half of the nineteenth century. The architect gave the palace an Eclectic design with a predominance of Baroque elements. It is a one-story building covered a mansard roof with dormers. It is surrounded with a about two-hectare park. Today, the property is used by the Nursing Home "Zameczek".
The church of Saint Archangel Michael in Żernica the best preserved wooden churches in Upper Silesia. According to recent studies, it was built in 1661, and the tower probably already in 1518. The recently uncovered Baroque wall paintings, created shortly after the construction of the church, are of great value. They were completed in the first half of the eighteenth century. The building is a log cabin construction. The columnar tower was covered with a pyramidal dome.
The Gliwice Aero Club was founded in 1955 as a branch of
the Aero Club of Silesia in Katowice, but after a year it
became fully independent. Currently, There are sections:
aircraft, glider, parachute and model making sections,
whose members can boast national and international
successes. The pilots from Gliwice use the airfield in Trynek,
(a district of Gliwice), whose tradition dates back to 1916.
On June 17, 1999, the helicopter carrying Pope John Paul II
landed on the airfield.
"The Artistic Casting Department of the Gliwice Museum one of the most modern museums in Poland. It is housed in the former engine room of the Coal Mine ""Gliwice"". Visitors can learn about the history of the Royal Iron Foundry, as well as about a rich collection of art castings. Mirosław Nizio, a designer of the Warsaw Uprising Museum, has designed and arranged a multimedia exhibition entitled ""Rightly famous is Gliwice, today”."
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.