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Artur K. D
5 contributions
Jul 2019
The colorful history of Nikiszowiec significantly contributed to the fact that the estate quickly found itself on the list of monuments and historical monuments.

But against all odds this is not a place frozen in time ( like a museum), Nikisz appears as an equal hero in movies, is described by writers and painted by artists who are constantly coming, because having an address here has become almost obligatory in some circles.
And in this way a strange district began to form from the mining settlement - because Nikisz is certainly such.
I fell in love with this place during my studies and many hours spent sketching, tracking ideas and architectural solutions of the Zillman brothers.
Written June 7, 2020
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Adrian L
Wroclaw, Poland87 contributions
Jul 2022 • Friends
I was totally impressed by this place. Since I've stepped in I've felt like it was an instant time travel.
If would've been possible to remove the cars from the area the immersion in time would be total.
Written July 31, 2022
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A31970
Amsterdam, The Netherlands515 contributions
Jul 2022 • Couples
Really nice place to visit. A hidden gem. Take an Uber to visit it because it is not within walking distance of the centre. The place is really nice, authentic and not very touristic! It also has a nice restaurant to have coffee with cake.
Written July 23, 2022
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Krabate
118 contributions
Nov 2022
Nice market, few restaurants and shops.
Its a pity the place has so much to offer but only market is available. The rest is in really bad condition. Some of the buildings are painted in some strange colors. I could not believe someone allow to do this...
Written December 3, 2022
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Grażyna R
Krakow, Poland282 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
Visit Nikiszowiec, it's like a journey back in time. This is a workers' housing estate from the beginning of the 20th century. Wonderful brick blocks are a real gem of architecture. Be sure to check out the inner squares - you will take you to a green garden from a cobbled street. Often organized here are all kinds of picnics and festivals, on the occasion of which there are many attractions for children.
Written July 18, 2019
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Brateq
Krakow, Poland661 contributions
Jul 2014 • Solo
When Silesia become a mine imperium, people needed a new apartments near their work. Nikiszowiec is one of them, build in 1908 for miners from "Giesche" mine.
In 2014 Nikiszowiec is essential of Silesia architecture in one place. In fifteen minutes you can learn more, then a whole day in city center.
Written July 15, 2014
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Kat B
Sosnowiec, Poland24 contributions
Sep 2014 • Friends
Nikiszowiec is one of the latest discoveries in Katowice, it's been here like always ( I mean related to the history of the city), but nobody cares.
And some day somebody did something like: 'Look what we've got here, why didn't we see it before? This place is awesome, let's make some benefits from it!'. And whoever it was, we should be thankful for this beautiful, but still developing place.
I think, I don't have to say how beautiful and extraordinary it is. It is an unique housing estate and it is perfect maintained.
When you are walking between those buildings, you can feel the atmosphere of what's already gone.
There is small museum, but it's worth seeing. It is placed in old laundry building, it is now restored and you can see there two different exhibitions - one connected with everyday life in Nikiszowiec and the second one is temporal - e.g. there are paintings made by painters from Nikiszowiec (T. Ociepka, P. Wróbel, E. Bąk e.t.c.)
Not so long time ago, there was nothing but streets, buildings and this beautiful church (you definitely MUST see it inside) to see, it is changing now - there is this lovely cafe - Byfyj, where you can sit and rest, and taste some delicious cake.
There are also a lot of events organized on the market - you have to check it, and plan your visit, when some of them is taking place!
Written October 20, 2014
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Isabel_PL_11
Katowice, Poland21 contributions
Jul 2013 • Friends
If are interested in discovering amazing places with its own original character don't hesitate to visit Nikiszowiec. It's an old coal miners' area. It's been designed and planned to fulfil all needs of its inhabitants. Beautiful brick buildings and green yards create special atmosphere. There all Silesian traditions are still alive. After sightseeing go to the bakery and try delicious typical cakes.
Written July 29, 2013
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sorgreb
Gaski, Poland136 contributions
Jan 2015 • Friends
Beeing a half silesian I've always wanted to visit Nikiszowiec. Finally after so many years I've managed to go there and I'm totally stunned by the architecture. It's very well preserved with a mind blowing architecture. The main church is extremely photogenic, especially when you shoot with a wide angle lens towards the altar. Definitely a "must-see" place if you ever encounter to visit this part of Silesia.
Written February 4, 2015
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ThePillowGrabber
Lisbon, Portugal7 contributions
Jul 2013 • Family
I visited the neighbourhood during a street festival, where there was delicious local food, like cheese and sausages, and there was entertainment for children. It was lively, and even the rain couldn't ruin the beauty of this place, with the typical war-era brick buildings, the white and red window frames on each of them, the arches, and the church in the middle, that had bright coloured-glass windows (depicting religious scenes and the Pope, John Paul II) and tall golden figures and angels decorating the altar.
Written November 28, 2013
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