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Wandered past here on the way to our hotel in Katowice. This monument is quite striking with its towering wing-like structures. It looks amazing, just wish there was some info board or such thing to explain the significance as I have to look this up...More
Aside from the impressive art work I would give credit to, I didn't see any explanation board or any signs. There are years on each of them that says 1919, 1920 & 1921 but I have no idea what they meant.
Nevertheless while you are...More
The monument dates from 1967, a time when communist rule was not yet significantly challenged, but resentment and opposition was increasing. Communist officials felt they could perhaps counter these sentiments by convincing the public they were truly nationalist and hailed the insurgents that fought German...More
Learn about the local history and this will mean much more to you, as I expect this is much more impressive with some context. When then light hits it, it is very atmospheric. I visited in the rain and some locals were enjoying a beer...More