Katowice - Silesia's metropolis, lively cultural industrial center, location of many international artistic and sport events. "City that never sleeps". Exquisite restaurants serving Silesia's cuisine, pubs and numerous massive shopping centers tempt tourists and locals alike.
After hectic day there is one excellent place to relax: Wojewodzki Park Kultury i Wypoczynku (Regional Park of Leisure and Culture) in Chorzow, just few tram stops from the city center. On the grounds you can find Planetarium (open all year), ZOO, Funky Town and the famous Silesia Stadium. Katowice landmark: UFO-shaped SPODEK is the biggest indoors special event hall in Poland.