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About City Katowice

Katowice is one of the fastest growing polish cities. Capital city of almost 5-milion people voivodeship, good communicated with rest of the Europe. Young city is advertising by slogan „Katowice. For change” which visual sit eis presented by heart logotype. It is launching two sites of the city – traditional with industrial heritage and modern – creative and economically strong. Center of metropolis, passed a deep restructuring in a short time. Services of modern technologies became the most important parts of economy. The other important site of the city is culture, which was confirmed by UNESCO, giving Katowice title of UNESCO Creative City in music. Vastness of changes, which became in last years shows Culture Zone, bulided on place of former mine „Katowice”. Close to legendary Spodek, in place where a few years ago coal was mined, was created International Congress Center. Next to it there are headquarters of National Symphonic Orchestra of Polish Radio, where the best in the world musicians have concerts, and new Silesian Museum which is presenting collections in underground halls. Changing the city look, Katowice remem bers about culture heritage – inviting to visit the historic district Nikiszowiec and other places on Trail of Technical Monuments. They’re recommending modern and noveau architecture in downtown. Thanks to the scale of finished and started inwestments Katowice become the modern metropolis, which is worth to visit.