Kosciuszko Park, Katowice

4.4
The Kosciuszko Park, which has existed since 1925, is one of the most famous and frequented parks in Katowice, Poland. It is situated at the street of the same name.Its foundation dates back to 1888 when a municipal park was founded on the 6 ha area of suburban grove. The present area of the park is 72 ha. Its arrangement is influenced by English gardens-parks, which is emphasized by an alley of roses turned to wild. The park used to belong to the most beautiful places in Katowice, also because of the flower arrangements on the flower-beds and pergolas and classicistic gardens. After dusk the park is lit by stylish street lamps but it is not a safe part of the town in the evening.In the park there are several structures which are worth seeing. There is a commemorative plaque funded for the patron, Tadeusz Kościuszko, by the people of Katowice in 1925. The parachute tower also dates back to that time. It is currently being rebuilt to its height of 40 m; it was erected as a training structure. Not far from it there is a monument commemorating the heroic participation of scouts in the defence of the town against the Nazi invaders in 1939. Two unique structures of wooden building in Upper Silesia, a manorial granary from 1688 (burnt in 1970) and the Church of St. Michael Archangel, a wooden church under the invocation of St. Michael from 1510 moved from Syrynia, were placed in the park. In the park there is also a permanent gallery of plein-air sculpture, collecting works of famous artists of the region: Zygmunt Brachmanski, Augustyn Dyrda, Joachim Krakowczyk, Piotr Latoska, Jacek Sarapata, Andrzej Szczepaniec.
Plan to see Kosciuszko Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Katowice vacation generator.
Source
Create an itinerary including Kosciuszko Park
map
Kosciuszko Park Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
76 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • August 16, 2017
    Plenty of paths to walk. Some playing ground for children. Nice old church not to be missed. But very little alternatives to eat something - so bring your own food!  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    The Park is very large, yet there I was wandering it whole, but enthused me even his wedge. Well maintained, clean, there are a lot of places where you can sit back and relax.
    View original
  • July 31, 2017
    The Kosciuszko Park I drive usually on the way to the Muchowiec. It is a pleasant place, without a whole lot of walking around and cyclists. This park is such a green lung of nearby neighborhoods.
    View original
Google
  • Nice place relatively close to the city centre.
  • very nice place with goergous bartenders
  • Not as great as chorzow park but pretty good.
  • Best park in Katowice.
  • Ok.

Plan your trip to Katowice

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Katowice

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Katowice by other users

7 days in Katowice, Krakow & Warsaw BY A USER FROM GREECE November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Katowice BY A USER FROM INDIA November, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Katowice BY A USER FROM INDIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Katowice BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Katowice BY A USER FROM ICELAND November, teens, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, teens, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Katowice BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Tychy, Katowice & Krakow BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Poland BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Katowice BY A USER FROM GREECE December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Katowice BY A USER FROM MALTA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Katowice BY A USER FROM GREECE November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans