Monday, 8 September 2014

Flying saucer in Katowice

8th September 2014

Spodek (meaning "saucer" in Polish is a multipurpose arena complex in Katowice, Poland, opened in 1971. Aside from the main dome, the complex includes a gym, an ice rink, a hotel and three large car parks. It is the largest indoor venue of its kind in Poland. It hosts many important cultural and business events. view. Its name is "flying saucer" in Polish as it resembles a tilted flying saucer. Spodek is a major contribution to the cultural significance of Katowice in Poland, especially for the younger generations. 

The saucer in Katowice. The photo was taken on 5th September 2014.

The fountain next to the Saucer.

The  space around the saucer.
As you can see in Saucer there will be Final of Volleyball Men's World Championship on 21st September 2014.

Our Silesian conurbation has just bought new trams. They are called "Twist" - very comfortable and modern ones.



  1. The saucer sounds like a neat location for a volleyball tournament! The fountain is beautiful!

  2. I'm intrigued by the tall building with the sign, as well as the flying saucer. The train looks very sleek. I'll be it is really a smooth ride. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Given its age, the Flying Saucer looks quite modern.

  4. The saucer looks great, and it's being put to good use.

  5. Great photos. All so interesting to see. And I love that tram!