You might have never heard of the Silesia region in southern Poland, or if you did – you may think it’s not worth visiting. Well, there’s still the stereotype that this area, known for the mining industry, is grey, dull and somehow dodgy, with not much to see and do. I still remember Katowice 10 or so years ago when I never really felt safe there, no matter what time of day or night. These days however Silesia is nothing like that! The region is shining like never before, bustling with creativity, with too many places to visit in just one weekend! Even if some of the companies are shut down the industrial spaces are still in use, turned into culture spots, galleries or museums. The effect of this change is really incredible and makes Silesia one of the most interesting Polish regions to visit!
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