Pomnik Powstańców Śląskich, Katowice
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The Silesian Insurgents' Monument in Katowice, southern Poland, is a monument to those who took part in the three Silesian Uprisings of 1919, 1920 and 1921, which aimed to make the region of Upper Silesia part of the newly independent Polish state. The monument was unveiled on 1 September 1967, and was designed by sculptor Gustaw Zemła and architect Wojciech Zabłocki. The wings symbolize the three uprisings, and the names of places where battles were fought are etched on the vertical slopes. The monument was funded by the people of Warsaw for Upper Silesia.
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  • One of the most recognizable symbols of Katowice. The biggest monument made of Bronze in Poland. It's located in the centre of Katowice CIty, near the other well-known object - The Saucer and amazing ...  more »
  • Even passing only through the Centre of Katowice, this monument can not miss. Mighty wings next to Katowice "Saucer" impression. Here to stay and work around the monument.
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  • Seen monument made to appeal to the history of this land. Did not know before that the historical facts about Silesia, so that was informative and useful.
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  • worth a visit
  • Historia wykuta w kamieniu
  • Imprint hotel located in the vicinity of the saucer of Katowice. On the side of the main roundabout in Katowice. A gigantic stone creature that is a symbol of the memory of the soldiers fighting in the Silesian uprising.
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  • One of the business cards of Katowice (Silesia)! You need to see will be near.
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  • This is a beautiful historical place worth a visit.
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