Katowice is an important city in Poland with a population including the surrounding metro region of around 3.5 million people. It is the capital of the local government region known as Silesian Voivodship, and the main city of the Upper Silesian Industry Area. The origins of the early inhabitants of the area are fairly unclear, but it is known that the city itself was founded in the early 19th century, and gained city status under Polish rule in 1865. the city soon flourished thereafter because of rich reserves of coal found in the nearby mountains. With cheap car rental locations all over Katowice and a large variety of discount rental cars, there is no better way to tour Poland than by car!
Katowice being such a large metropolis, there are many things for the visitor to experience. There are numerous parks and squares, many examples of Art Nouveau architecture, and the Spodek. The Spodek, whose name means "saucer" in Polish, is the largest arena in Poland, used for festivals and ice hockey, among other things, and it is named for it's unique shape and appearance as a UFO. Katowice is currently restoring many of it's old historical squares and neighborhoods to pre-World War II appearance. If you have any questions about driving in Katowice, visit Kemwel's driving information page for the answers.
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