Beuthen (Bytom in Polish) is a city in Silesia in southern Poland, near Katowice. The central-western district of the Upper Silesian Metropolitan Union. Bytom is located in the Silesian Highlands, on the Bytomka river (tributary of the Kłodnica).
Bytom is one of the oldest cities of Upper Silesia with a history reaching back to the XI century. It features many fine historical buildings and a fortified castle.
Things to See & Do
* City Park
* Art Galleries
* Museum of Upper Silesia
* Historical buildings
* Silesian Opera
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Zloty (PLN)
Language – Polish
Land Area – 69.44 km²
Population – 185,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 48
Travel Links – Beuthen is accessible by bus and train.
Some major airlines, Poland's national carriers LOT Polish Airlines and low cost airline including Centralwings (owned by LOT) fly to Katowice's Pyrzowice Airport.