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Unexpected nice

A little bit hesitated I decided to go to Giszowiec after I visited Nikiszowiec. Actually I think... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
Joost N
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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The sibling of Nikiszowiec

Contrary to the nearby Nikiszowiec, it's not a popular tourist attraction, only a residential area... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
JonDoe04134
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Lidingo, Sweden
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

A little bit hesitated I decided to go to Giszowiec after I visited Nikiszowiec. Actually I think you should go here as well. By bus it is a short distance and it is interesting to see the differences. Giszowiec is a very nice example of...More

1  Thank Joost N
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Only one third of the original 1907 settlement remained. Moreover the whole historic place is embedded in later urban (communist) development with huge, rather boring apartment blocks. It is difficult to imagine how the original looked liked. Still the core of the garden-city with a...More

2  Thank Robert937
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Contrary to the nearby Nikiszowiec, it's not a popular tourist attraction, only a residential area. Interesting architecture and town planning and its industrial heritage make the district worth a visit if you like wandering off the beaten track. Definitely not a must, but surely a...More

3  Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed May 20, 2016

If you visit Giszowiec after seeing the red brick Nikiszowiec you may be dissapointed and fail to see a hundred years old architecture and unique garden-city planning used for this settlement. Therefore it is better to google it first and then visit to notice the...More

1  Thank Slavo M
Reviewed May 2, 2015

The town of Giszowiec is just like the town of Nikiszowiec an old mining town. This town is also known for it's typical architecture but it's way more crowed then the cosy town of Nikiszowiec.

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