Nowa Huta Steelworks in Krakow


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Decision to build steelwork complex of Nowa Huta was made by communist government in 1947. In 1950 works began and first heat of steel was made in 1953. Complex was named by Lenin, later in 1990 when communist regime collapsed, name was changed into Tadeusz Sendzimir – a Polish – American engineer and metallurgist.

He was inventor of technology which is partly used in Nowa Huta Steelworks today. In 2007 complex was bought by international steeling concern of Arcelor Mittal. Visit to the steelworks is possible but only with previous reservation at least 2 or 3 weeks in advance. Sightseeing of complex may be highly educational and also entertaining. It is so huge that sightseeing requires a transport from one unit to another.

If you are interested in visiting steelwork complex of Nowa Huta please contact us.

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