The blast furnace charging tower or the socalled "Gichta” was used formerly to
transport blast furnace charge for melting the
ore. It was built from limestone slabs in 1798.
An inscription, which was cast from molten
iron in the first foundry and which bears the
date of its construction has survived to our
times. Some remains of the wall have also
been preserved to this day. The tower is
located at Fabryczna Street. The monument
was entered into the National Register of
Historic Places in 1975.
Poręba is a town with the population of
almost nine thousand people. The town is
situated between Siewierz and Zawiercie. In
Poręba, we can see some interesting objects -
both related to material culture, as well as
being natural monuments. One of the
landmarks of Poręba is an oak tree, which is
over 720 years old. The circumference of its
trunk is 660 cm. It is one of the oldest trees in
The Porębski Forest occupies nearly 750 hectares. It is a special, protected area of natural habitats, created as part of the Natura 2000 Network. It extends south from the town of Poręba, which to the east adjoins the industrial city of Zawiercie. Here, the varied terrain of wetlands dotted with small stream valleys or cavities caused by extraction is covered with deciduous and coniferous forests. The forest is, inter alia, home to a rare species of flowering plant - Hacquetia epipactis. Rare birds, such as cranes, several species of woodpeckers and flycatchers nest here.
Specjalnie dla naszych Gości będących miłośnikami "białego szaleństwa" przygotowaliśmy Stok Narciarski o długości 120 metrów i średniej szerokości 50 metrów. Nachylenie stoku wynosi 10-12% i kończy się "wypłaszczeniem" 1000 m2.
The miraculous image of Our Lady of the
Rosary is venerated in the sanctuary in
Mrzygłód (once a town city, now a district of
Myszków). It was brought here by the
Dominicans from Kraków in the middle of the
seventeenth century, and placed in the newly
erected parish church in the years 1644 to
1653. The sanctuary was built in the
Renaissance and Baroque styles. In the
Baroque interior there are beautiful, richly
The train station in Zawiercie is the oldest building
connected with the collective transport in this city. It was
built on along the Warsaw–Vienna railway. The first,
wooden station building was erected here in 1872. The
brick building was put up in less than twenty years later,
in 1890, but it was much smaller than the present
building. The latter was built in the years 1910-1913, and
it was intended to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the
reign of the Romanov dynasty in Russia.
The Minor Basilica of St Peter and St Paul the Apostles in Zawiercie is a neo-Gothic, brick building, which was erected in 1896-1903. In 1904, a statue of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception was set up in front of the church. In 1992, the church was raised by Bishop Stanisłąw Nowak to the rank of a collegiate. Since 2009, the church has been a minor basilica. In 1990s, a statue of John Paul II was unveiled on the square in front of the basilica.
Kuchnia Otwarta Restaurant specializes in a traditional Polish cuisine, and all the dishes served are based exclusively ...
Kuchnia Otwarta Restaurant specializes in a traditional Polish cuisine, and all the dishes served are based exclusively on natural and local ingredients. The dining room is open to the kitchen, dishes are serve with the principles of the French service.
Villa Verde Congress & SPA**** is located in the heart of Cracow-Czestochowa Upland, near Zawiercie. It is surrounded by forest and not far from two national roads: Katowice-Warszawa and Cracow- Zawiercie and airports in Katowice-Pyrzowice (27 km) and Cracow-Balice (75 km).
Available for guests: a café with a possibility of full board, sauna, solarium, gym, tennis courts, therapeutic massage, sport and recreation, sport stadium, football, volleyball and handball, swimming pool, next to the house there is a park