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Location
street Rynek 26
41 - 902 Bytom
Bytom
Silesia
in the city/town centre
General Information
Contact data
: + 48 32 282 28 11
Availability
: whole year
Attractions
Routes
Galleries
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Bytom
“Kronika” ("Chronicle"), which is part of the Bytom Cultural Center, was established in 1991. The activities of this institution are beyond an ordinary gallery itself. It combines various fields of art - painting, printmaking, architecture, film, theater, music - into one artistic message. In 2006, the institution underwent reorganization. The center was also renovated. Moreover, the gallery goes beyond art. It runs a bike rental shop.
Bytom
Bytom is one of the oldest cities in Silesia, which is reflected in its urban layout rooted in medieval times. The market square is the center from whose corners the streets run out. Remnants of the old fortification are the names of streets - Murarska (Mansonry) and Wałowa (Earthwork). The development of the city in the nineteenth century and the destruction of the last century meant that most of the current buildings in the center were erected in the Art Nouveau and neo-historicist styles.
Bytom
The Cellars of the Gorywoda family are the oldest surviving traces of medieval Bytom. We can find them under the modern shopping pavilion at the corner of the Market Square and Strażacka Street. There is now a popular restaurant in the cellars. Visitors to the restaurant can touch the thirteenth-century walls, made of dolomite slabs and pass under the Gothic portals. Until the middle of the last century, a baroque house of the Gorywodas stood over the cellars.
Bytom
The oldest parish in Bytom is that of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The first Gothic church was built here as early as 1230. Only a few remnants of that church have been preserved to our times. The present building is the result of numerous reconstructions for instance, the characteristic brick superstructure of the tower dates from the second half of the nineteenth century. Inside the church we can admire Gothic vaultings, Baroque altars and a beautiful icon of Our Lady of Bytom.
Bytom
Jews played an important role in the economy and culture of Bytom from the eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century, but the earliest mention of their presence in the city comes from the first half of the fourteenth century. In the middle of the eighteenth century, they got some land from Count Henckel von Donnersmarck, owner of the State Country of Bytom, and they were granted the right to establish a cemetery on the city embankments. At the end of the nineteenth century, the graveyard was already too small for the Jewish community, and in 1860, a new cemetery was established at Piekarska Street. At the end of the nineteenth century, the last burial took place took place in the old cemetery. In 1960s, the cemetery was destroyed, and the gravestones were removed.
Bytom
The Church of Saint Adalbert, located at Plac Klasztorny (Monastery Square) in Bytom, is closely related to the 750- year history of the Bytom Franciscans, who were probably brought here in 1258. For centuries, Saint Nicholas was the patron of the church. Saint Adalbert became the patron after the Second World War. The present church is a baroque building with a Gothic choir. The interior also is in the Baroque style.
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