"Tipical house in Giszowiec" Top 5 Page for this destination Katowice Off The Beaten Path Tip by ZiOOlek

Katowice Off The Beaten Path: 33 reviews and 102 photos


Typical houses in Giszowiec were small and designed for two families. Each family has its own doorway and the garden. Garden used to be always important and local people care about gardens neatly. Gardens were only for recreation. To cultivate, for example patatos, you had to get the permission form the local government. Most houses were designed by Georg and Emil Zillmann from Charlottenburg near Berlin.

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  • Updated Jan 30, 2006
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