Silesian Park Poland, Chorzów

Silesian Park

Silesian Park managed by WPKiW S.A. is a recreation complex in the center of the Upper-Silesian Metropolis at a border of Chorzów and Katowice in Silesia, Poland.

The area of the park is 620 hectares. By comparison, it's almost twice as big as Central Park in New York.

It was created in the 1950s from an initiative of local politician Jerzy Ziętek to restore an industrially-devastated piece of land in the middle of a highly urbanized area.

In addition to the extensive green area, the following are located in the park: