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Category: Cultural Heritage
Giszowiec Settlement

The housing estate of Giszowiec in Katowice is workers’ colony, which is unique in Europe. It was built in the years 1906-1910 for the workers of the industrial plants – mostly of the mine "Giesche" (later "Wieczorek") owned by the Georg von Giesche's Erben company. The colony was designed by Emil and Georg Zillmann, who implemented the idea of a city-garden. The blocks of apartments and public buildings have been preserved to this day.

Location
square Pod Lipami 1 3-3a
40-476 Katowice
Katowice
Upper Silesian Agglomeration, Silesia
in the city/town
Contact data
: +48 32 206 46 42
: sekretariat.giszowiec@mdk.katowice.pl
: mdk.katowice.pl
General Information
: working-class settlements, technology monuments, historic buildings/urban arrangement
Prices & amenities
: admission free
: cafe, guide , shop with souvenirs
: car park
Availability
: whole year
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