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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
monument commemorates the Polish insurgents of the three Silesian Rebellions between 1919 and 1921. The imposing structure is shaped in the form of three eagle wings flapping and is interesting to take a look at.
Located right next to Spodek, so there's no way you can miss it. Apart from admiring the impressive monument I urge you to get to know the history behind it, crucial to understanding the identity of the region.
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 National Orchestra of Polish Radio and The Silesian Museum. The moniument...More