Opole transforms into showcase for city’s forward thinking philosophy after replacing ‘miserable looking car park’ with trees and geometric green islands

Opole transforms into showcase for city’s forward thinking philosophy after replacing ‘miserable looking car park’ with trees and geometric green islands


Marking a dramatic shift from the concrete covered squares that have become the nemesis of Poland’s social activists, a new square in Opole has transformed the city. CE Report quoting The First News

Set right in front of the train station, and acting as a natural link between the city’s primary transport hub and its picturesque historic centre, the square has been praised for the manner in which it has organically joined the two areas together.

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