The historic train station in Sosnowiec was built as
part of the Warsaw-Vienna Railway in 1859. It was
designed by Enrico Marconi, one of the greatest
architects in the Polish lands in the middle of the
nineteenth century. The building was erected in the
harmonious neo-Classicist style, referring to the
architecture of the Vienna Station in Warsaw. The
building was a witness to the battle during the
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oldest in Sosnowiec. It was built in 1862
thanks to "the efforts of Polish railway
workers, pioneers of cultural and social life in
Zagłębie." The church is small. It refers to the
Gothic style. Its tower is crowned with an
unusual bulbous helmet. In the churchyard
there is a building with the stations of the
Cross, which houses valuable paintings by
The orthodox church in Sosnowiec dedicated to Saints Vera, Nadia, Luba and his mother, Sophie, is the seat of one of the two Orthodox parishes covering the area of today's Silesia. The church was built close to the train station of the Vienna- Warsaw railway. The church is a cruciform building, stylistically reminiscent of the Byzantine patterns. In the interior, you will see, among others, an iconostasis, which is more than 100 years old.
Modrzejowska Street is one of the oldest and most important streets in the center of Sosnowiec. It serves as a promenade. The street was laid out at the beginning of the second half of the nineteenth century, after opening of the Warsaw-Vienna Railway station. It then ran from the city center, which is near the train station, towards the then yet independent village of Modrzejowa, which is now a southern district of Sosnowiec. In the street we can encounter a few nice buildings from the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth centuries.
The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the
Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the most distinctive
buildings in Sosnowiec. The shrine was erected in
the years 1893-1901, that is, just before the
granting of city rights to Sosnowiec. The
monumental, neo-Romanesque building was
designed by Karol Kozłowski. The interior was
decorated with magnificent religious and historical
murals by Włodzimierz Tetmajer and Henryk
Uziembło. Along with the church a stylish rectory
The indoor swimming pool in Żeromskiego Street in Sosnowiec belongs to the favorite places of recreation in this large, industrial city. Although the swimming pool was put to use in the 1960s, it underwent a thorough modernization in the 2000s. At present, we can swim in the 25-meter-long swimming pool, or build muscles in the gym. Children can also attend corrective gymnastics classes.
In the center of Sosnowiec, in Sielec, a district located on the Czarna Przemsza river, there is an impressive building of the former palace of the Schöns, which in the interwar years was the seat of the District Court. The Eclectic palace was erected for the family of industrialists - Franz and Emma Schön at the beginning of the last century. Once the palace with a distinctive Gothic tower was surrounded by a large park lying on the river with an artificial cave, garden sheds and sculptures.
Moodro Restaurant is a unique place located in the old engine building belonging to the Silesian Museum in Katowice. The...
Moodro Restaurant is a unique place located in the old engine building belonging to the Silesian Museum in Katowice. The traditions of our region blend harmoniously with modernity. The stylish interior of the old engine building give to this place a unique character.