Hotel Silesia

Piotra Skargi Street 2,Katowice,40-951,POLAND, Katowice, Southern Poland, 40951, Poland | 3 star hotel
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Location

This 3 star hotel is located in the Katowice I area of Katowice.
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    Travel Blogs from Katowice

    Auschwitz - Birkenau Concentration Camps

    A travel blog entry by hippler on Oct 06, 2014

    21 photos

    ... capable of - both the evil and the goodness.

    We happened to be at the camps on the 70th anniversary of an uprising in which one of the Crematoria was destroyed by the Jews on the special work camps that helped to kill other Jews. Over 400 of them were killed during that uprising. They would have been killed regardless.

    One interesting thing that Margaret told us was that a survivor told ...

    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 ...

    Auschwitz Extermination camp.

    A travel blog entry by 92.days.vagrant on May 24, 2011

    2 comments, 148 photos

    ... deadliest of the camps we were unable to get the same feeling of fear and dread we had when we had visited Dachau and Terezin. We just couldn’t figure out why.

    One of the most powerful things I had witnessed there was the Israeli Army had come to visit. At one point they all gathered around near one of the crematoriums and performed an incredibly touching ceremony. They sang songs and said prayers and raised the Israel flag. It was really beautiful to watch a ...

    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 ...