Pyskowice Tourism

Pyskowice [pɨskɔˈvʲit͡sɛ] (German: Peiskretscham) is a town in Silesia in southern Poland, near Katowice. Borders on the Upper Silesian Metropolitan Union - metropolis with the population of 2 millions. Located in the Silesian Highlands. It is situated in the Silesian Voivodeship since its formation in 1999, previously it was in Katowice Voivodeship. Pyskowice is one of the towns of the 2,7 million conurbation - Katowice urban area and within a greater Silesian metropolitan area populated by about 5,294,000 people. The population of the town is 19,104 (2008). During the Second World War Pyskowice, then known as Peiskretcham, was one of the many sites where Canadian and British prisoners of war, nominally attached to Stalag VIIIB/344 Lamsdorf (Lambinowice) had to work for their German captors. There were more than 600 such working parties belonging to Stlag VIIIB/344 in this region. In January 1945, as the Soviet armies resumed their offensive and advanced into Germany, the prisoners based in Pyskowice were marched westward in the so-called Long March or Death March. Some died from the bitter cold and exhaustion.Eventually the survivors were liberated by American troops in April or May 1945.

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Home to pretty treasures, Pyskowice is Poland's best kept secret. A gripping city on its own right, Krakow also deserves a visit. Attractions in Krakow include Main Market Square, Wawel Royal Castle, St Marys Basilica. Also, to reach Pyskowice, you'll have to take a flight to Krakow; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Pyskowice are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Pyskowice before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 82.81 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.64 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 60.71 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.73 (Low)
  • How safe is Pyskowice for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pyskowice.

    • Burglary and Theft 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 11.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 6.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.67 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 15 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.67 (Low)
    • Attacks 21.43 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.67 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 76.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Pyskowice is 152.16 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 79.28 (High)
    • Climate Index 72.61 (High)
    • Pollution Index 68.01 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 35.45 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 62.65 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.55 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 75.47 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pyskowice

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.75 USD

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