Nikiszowiec, Katowice, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

Nikiszowiec  a part of an administrative district Janów-Nikiszowiec of Katowice city.

Initially it was coal miners’ settlement of Giesche mine built on the land of Gieschewald manor  between 1908–1918 on the mining – metallurgical concern initiative Georg von Giesches Erben. On 9 May 1924, the manor was liquidated, and Nikiszowiec together with Giszowiec were incorporated into Janów district.

In 1951 the district became a part of a new city – Szopienice, however, this decision was voided in 1960, when both Szopienice and Nikiszowiec were incorporated to Katowice.

The remnants of the original workers’ housing estate familoks  comprise one of Poland’s official national Historic Monuments , as designated January 28, 2011 and tracked by the National Heritage Board of Poland.

Visit Poland. Epic Poland Adventure Route © All Rights Reserved | Monika & Simon Newbound 2017

Rate us and Write a Review

Your Rating for this listing

angry
crying
sleeping
smily
cool
Browse

Your review is recommended to be at least 140 characters long

building Own or work here? Claim Now! Claim Now!

Claim This Listing