Hotel Silesia

Address: Piotra Skargi Street 2,Katowice,40-951,POLAND, Katowice, Southern Poland, 40951, Poland | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel is located in the Katowice I area of Katowice.
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      Travel Blogs from Katowice

      Auschwitz, part 2

      A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud on Oct 18, 2014

      15 photos

      ... from the trains they were told to undress, they were going for a bath. In the "bath" were dummy shower heads. Above them were vents where Zyklon B was blown in killing up to 2,000 at a time. 20 tons of Zyklon B were used in the gas chambers in 1942 and 1943. 12 to 17 pounds of the poison were needed to kill about 1,500 people.

      With the Russians rapidly advancing on Auschwitz in late January, 1945, the Germans attempted to blow up ...

      A birthday and a wedding ceremony

      A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 28, 2013

      13 photos

      ... pope. There were nice flowers and the pew ends were decorated with bows, they had organ music including the wedding march. After the ceremony it’s traditional for flower petals and small coins to be thrown, and the coins have to be picked up so we all helped.

      Afterwards Justyna’s friend Tomas had catered for 14 plus three kids and there was enough for a small army. We had chicken, ...

      Auschwitz

      A travel blog entry by rossouw-lorton on Jun 26, 2013

      18 photos

      ... the Southern part of Poland gives you a depressing and grey impression. Old buildings from communist era are in bad condition and even the people apparently do not know how to smile.

      We found a sign depicting a man showering so close to Auschwitz ...

      A Difficult Day

      A travel blog entry by graybeard on Sep 06, 2011

      3 comments, 17 photos

      About 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of Kraków is the Polish city of Oświęcim. During World War II the Germans declared the entire area a military zone and built several concentration camps here. Auschwitz I was the first and it was built in 1940 to hold Polish prisoners. In 1941 near the town of Brzezinka about 3 kilometers away, the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex (Auschwitz II) was built. In 1942 Auschwitz III was built on the grounds of ...

      Krakow for the day

      A travel blog entry by laceys.log on May 08, 2011

      16 photos

      ... on sticks) and pork knuckles so we did that. Very, very tasty too, we all enjoyed our lunch, and I don’t think conversation stopped for a second. We stopped outside the tiny Church of St Adalbert for a couple of minutes to listen to a man with the most beautiful falsetto voice standing and singing outside, it sounded lovely echoing around the square despite all the crowds.

      We left our friends there and headed back to Katowice, it was ...