Monday, 14 April 2014

Happy Birthday - my hometown is 760 years old

14 th April Monday 2014


Bytom a city in Silesia  near Katowice The central-western district of the Upper Silesian - metropolis with the population of 2 million. Bytom is located in the Silesian Hioghlands, on the Bytomka river. The population of the city is 183,251.Bytom is one of the oldest cities in Silesia it was established in 1254. The city was joined to Kingdom of Prussia in 1742 and it was finally transferred to Poland in 1945 as a result of Potsdam Conference.


BYTOM NOW
Market 

Holy Trinity Church

The newest shopping mall AGORA

AGORA

Market at night.

The old town in Bytom

AGORA

Bytom's emblem

Market




Bytom in the past.


Market 




The main street

The public library


It's a nice city and the old one. Happy Birthday!!

4 comments:

  1. Good to see a town with so much history.

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  2. Wow, that's old. I like the old photos and the first one with all the lights.

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  3. That is all very interesting, the old and the new, both look good.

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  4. Wow. The city looks beautiful. 760 years! I was impressed when I lived in a town in Connecticut (USA) that celebrated its 350th birthday. The fountain in the market is wonderful. I'll have to start reading about your town.

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