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Silesian Park (Regional Park of Culture and Recreation in Chorzów)


Jerzy Ziętek Silesian Park in Chorzów, until recently known as the Regional Park of Culture and Recreation, is called "green lungs" of the industrial aglomeration.

 

Map of Silesian Park:

 

 


 
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BIGGER THAN CENTRAL PARK IN NEW YORK

It covers more than 600 acres and it's 2 times bigger than famous Central Park in New York, and 4 times bigger than Hyde Park in London. Everyone will find here something for themselves, from relaxing walks to mass events. There are many attractions in the park , such as:

Legendia Amusement Park



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Zoological Garden with Dinosaur Walley



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Museum Upper Silesian Ethnographic Park



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Planetarium

Silesian Stadium


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Gallery of Silesian Scupltures (with 35 outdoor scupltures of local artists)


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Cable Car "Elka"


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And more:

Rose Garden (with biggest rose collection in Poland), Exhibition Hall "Kapelusz" (in polish: "hat"), narrow-gauge railway and Silesian Rope Park.

 

General Information
: zoos & botanical gardens, amusement parks
Contact data
: +48 32 793 7008
: +48 32 790 53 76
: park@parkslaski.pl
: www.parkslaski.pl
Availability
: whole year
Attractions
Routes
Galleries
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Chorzów
The Nicolaus Copernicus Planetarium and Astronomical Observatory in Chorzów is the oldest and largest of its kind in Poland. Each of us probably knows from school textbooks the distinctive dome of the building, which is also the largest projection screen in Poland, with a diameter of 23 m! Thanks to the projector, which weighs 2 tons (!), and the largest refractor telescope of a 30-inch diameter lens in Poland, we can admire the Universe.
Chorzów
The Silesian Zoological Garden in Chorzow is one of the many attractions that can be benefit from the Silesian Park. Thanks to its great location in the center of the Silesian agglomeration, it is a crowded place visited by numerous inhabitants of the region and many tourists (about 400 thousand guests per year!). You will find here more than 2500 animals from all over the world. Besides,there are a mini-zoo and the Dinosaur Rock Valley, which attract the youngest.
Chorzów
The Silesian Stadium in Chorzów is one of the "legends" of Polish football. The idea of building the stadium appeared in the interwar period, but it was not until the 50s of the last century, when it was erected. Once it was opened in 1956, it was the largest facility of its kind in the country. It could accommodate more than 100,000 spectators. A lot of football matches and speedway competitions held on the stadium have gone down in history. Currently, the stadium is being under reconstruction.
Chorzów
The Sports and Recreation Club "Trial" is located in the famous Park of Silesia in Katowice, which is an oasis of greenery extending between this city and Katowice. The club offers both riding lessons and the development of sporting ambitions. Every year the "Trial" organizes the General Jerzy Ziętek Regional Competition of Horse Jumping, as well as the Competition for the Cup of the Silesian Voivode. Besides, there are trips, rallies and riding schools.
Chorzów
One of the tourist sights located in the Silesian Park (formerly the Regional Park of Culture and Recreation) is an open-air museum with an area of 22 hectares, in which there are more than 70 historic buildings. The exhibits collected in the museum come from the five sub-regions of Upper Silesia (the Beskids, the Piedmont, Pszczyna-Rybnik, the Industrial sub-region and Lubliniec) and from Zagłębie (Coal Basin). The Museum "Upper Silesian Ethnographic Park in Chorzów" is on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.
Chorzów
Góra Wyzwolenia (Mount Liberation) to a height of 321 m above sea level in the eastern part of Chorzów. In the nineteenth century, the hill was named after Friedrich Wilhelm count Reden, a person with particular contributions to the development of industry in Królewska Huta. At that time, a large city park was established on the hill. It currently has almost 7 acres. In the park, we can relax on shaded paths lined mainly with deciduous trees. There are a wooden church of Saint Lawrence and a camouflaged bunker of the Fortified Area of Silesia, which is now a museum chamber.
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Accommodation
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Gastronomy
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