Silesian Park is a large park in Katowice, Poland. The park is a 1532 acre recreation complex, it was created in the 1950s to restore an industrially-devastated piece of land in the middle of a highly urbanized area. The park is a beautiful green space that has a bit of something for everyone. It has large open green spaces as well as wooded areas all of which are dissected by paths that are great for a stroll. As well as the extensive green areas, a amusement park, a stadium, zoological garden, tennis courts, water sports complex and much more is located within the park. The park was created as the ‘People’s Park’ and it gives off that feel with it being very popular with locals throughout the year.
If travelling by car, there is a parking lot at ‘Parking Strzezony’ which is a short walk away from the park. By tram, the 6, 11, 19, 23 and 33 all stop at the park. The 0 bus also stops at the park.
Opening Times and Admission
The park is open 24 hours daily throughout the year and is free to enter. Some of the complexes within the park operate on different opening times.