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City break in Lodz. Active leisure ideas for Lodz - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Lodz, Poland The major part of the entertaining centers, popular malls and shops, restaurants and cafes are located in the main pedestrian street of the city being Piotrkowska Street. The street is more than 4km long. It hosts the most popular and renowned shopping and entertaining center of the city named «Manufactura». Apart from a variety shops and boutiques the center has a big modern cinema, sport club and some upscale, classy restaurants and bars, kids entertaining center and billiards. The major part of the boutiques and shops offers to the visitors the domestic goods. Textile goods are of the greatest popularity among travelers. Pilsudski Street locates one of the popular marts named “Gallery”. It also features a good selection of stores where one can by different goods. To hunt some souvenirs one should set to the Piotrkowska Street as many interesting workshops and souvenir shops are located there.
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Lodz is considered to be the capital of culture of Poland. However the city boasts not only cultural sights but modern entertainment centers as well. The most popular active leisure and recreation facility among tourists is “Oceanic” swimming pool. It is open all the year round. The swimming pool offers to its visitors the excellent facilities for comfortable and interesting recreation and rest. Botanical garden is set nearby which is the largest and most scenic one in the country. The variety of exotic plants and the flowers of striking beauty presented in the garden just take the breath away. One will have an excellent day hiking through the garden alleys.
Local zoo is a place of obligatory visit for tourists travelling with kids. The youngest guests will get acquainted with friendly fauna creatures of the zoo. Kids will get a chance to feed rabbits and dwarf goats and to get a picture of favorite pets. Those who give preference to open air recreation should surely visit the Lagiewniki park. It is located in a few minute drive from the city center. This is a genuine green paradise in the heart of large crowded city. The park possesses all the facilities for comfortable rest. The territory is equipped with kids playing grounds, sport grounds and picnic areas. The fans of nighttime entertainment should better set off to choose a night club or night bar to the central street as it hosts the most wanted entertaining centers among travelers. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Precisely speaking, each tourist will find a nightlife facility that would meet all his/her needs and expectations. For example, beer lovers go to Piw Paw Bar presenting a wide selection of drinks, while those who prefer stronger alcohol and cocktails based on it will appreciate Infinity Club. Regarding clubs, in Lodz, you can choose from Lordi's club and Klub Scenografia. Brush Barber Shop, a day-time hairdressing studio turning into a bar at night, is certainly worth a visit. It creates all conditions for having a good time, including DJs who entertain visitors. Gourmets will appreciate nice food and a wide selection of drinks to suit every taste.
Lodz - Poznanskis Palace Sports shooting is especially popular in the city. So, if you want to play paintball, welcome to Lobotomy Arena, while such clubs as Alfa Laser and Arena Laser Games offer an amazing laser tag. It must be said this kind of team games is the best way to raise the level of trust between the participants. Before you hit paintball or laser tag clubs, you can practice accuracy in a training center called Strzelnica Łodzka where they teach how to shoot a bow or firearms. For those wishing to go in for sports of any kind should consider Miejski Ośrodek Sportu i Rekreacji. Nearby is Bombonierka Ice Rink available for skating at any time of the year. Curling is also pretty popular with locals, and the best center to enjoy the game is Curling Łodz.
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As for local cinemas, Kino Helios with its comfortable hall and pleasant atmosphere stands out. At the same time, Stare Kino Cinema is perfect for fans of atmospheric places. Movies filmed from the 1930s to 1970s that have already become classics are available for watching here. In Lodz, you can find another unique place - Centrum Nauki Experymentarium that would be of interest not only to small curious tourists but also to adults who can discover a lot of interesting things. It is located in the already mentioned Manufaktura Entertainment Center, but it's easy to miss it, mistaking it for a regular museum. One would be wrong, even though it actually is (it should be noted that all exhibits are interactive).
Fala Swimming Center deserves the highest praise - here you can enjoy a large number of slides, as well as beautiful pools - and all this is designed for every taste and age. While little travelers are sliding down the slides or having fun on a playground with a pool, adults can sunbathe or just relax in a thermal zone. Apart from that, the facility houses some cafes serving delicious food. The water park is divided into two parts: an indoor one, available in any season, and an outdoor one, where visitors prefer to spend time in summer. Another family-friendly place is Saltos, a trampoline park offering a great choice of amusing attractions for every taste.
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While in Lodz, it is certainly worth checking out some escape room clubs. This kind of pastime raises adrenaline levels and gives a fantastic experience for a lifetime. The most popular centers of this kind are Find Out and Mysterious Room. If these two don't seem to be enough, it's worth mentioning kŁódka and Portal Zagadek. Besides, one shouldn't miss Virtual House where visitors improve their mood by playing virtual reality games. It is especially interesting to visit such places with friends or family.
Poznanskis mausoleum Any active leisure requires small breaks, and vacationing in Lodz is no exception. Spa treatments would be ideal for this, and Spa Bylinowa and Destresso are considered the best facilities in town. Massage, sunbathing, a jacuzzi, a sauna - these are just a few reasons why one needs to explore these spa centers. And all this happens in a pleasant atmosphere amidst picturesque surroundings. Many tourists traveling to Lodz attend cooking studios and workshops to learn how to cook like they do here. Sounds cool? Then you are welcome to Big Bang Studio and Book & Cook Culinary Studio.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Lodz and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Lodz

Lodz Kaliska
Where: ul. Piotrkowska 102, Lodz; Telephone: +48 (0) 42 630 69 55;
Irish Pub 77
Where: ul. Piotrkowska 77, Lodz; Telephone: +48 (0) 42 632 48 76;
The Mexican
Where: ul. Piotrkowska 67, Lodz; Telephone: +48 (0) 42 633 68 68;
Biblioteka
Where: ul. Kosciuszki 36, Lodz; Telephone: +48 (0) 42 633 76 77;
Piotrkowska Klub
Where: ul. Piotrkowska 97, Lodz; Telephone: +48 (0) 42 632 24 78;
Bagdad Café
Where: ul. Jaracza 45, Lodz;
Cabaret
Where: ul. Tuwima 1/3, Lodz;
Cube
Where: ul. Kilinskiego 123, Lodz;
Fabryka
Where: ul. Piotrkowska 80, Lodz;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Lodz
♥   Landscape Park 'Park Krajobrazowy Międzyrzecza Warty i Widawki' , 52.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Spalski Park Krajobrazowy' , 55.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Chełmiński Park Krajobrazowy' , 56 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Sulejowski Park Krajobrazowy' , 56.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Załęczański Park Krajobrazowy' , 84.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Lodz
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Fala Łodz' , 3.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Lodz - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Lodz - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Lodz?' disappears immediately.
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