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Sightseeing in Lodz - what to see. Complete travel guide

Lodz is a famous city and one of the most important industrial centers of the central Poland. If we take a look at ancient documents, we will already see the mentioning of the old “Lodzia” village. In 1423 Lodz got the official status of a town. The name of the city also means “a boat”. This city is known as a fast developing industrial region with many working-class districts, factories, and plants. Here is also located the old Poznan complex - the largest one in Europe, also famous as a major storehouse of architectural, intellectual and cultural heritage of the country.
Numerous cultural events traditionally take place in Lodz. Among them are the festival of Polish and international techno music groups that is organized here each September; Lodz is also often called "the capital of Polish cinema." Such architectural complexes as Kindermann Villa, "Ksiezy Mlyn" and many other palaces add unforgettable charm to this place. The majority of them are now turned into museums. In Lodz you will find a large number of churches representing different religions. Here is also located the largest Jewish cemetery in Europe. Among other popular sights we should definitely mention Historical Museum, Art Museum, White Factory of Ludwik Geiler, and much more.
Many architectural sights of Lodz are built in the Baroque style and feature rich decorations of interiors and building facades. Probably, the most popular ornament here is plant motifs. Some quarters of the city and as well as separated houses are surrounded by green parks, so they form a whole architectural complex built in the modern style. Copyright
Many shopping enthusiasts visit Lodz for the sole purpose of wandering around shopping pavilions of the legendary Ptak Outlet. It is the largest outlet in Poland that houses about 2,500 … Open
A bright architectural monument of the late 19th century is the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral which was built in 1884 and is a monument in the Neo-Byzantine style. Its main feature is a colorful façade and domes, thanks to which, it is difficult to confuse the cathedral with any other. During the war, the building of the cathedral was seriously damaged. It was possible to restore it in exact accordance with the initial project. Like many years ago, now the cathedral is the main religious monument of the city.
Lodz, Poland On the territory of the city are preserved ancient fortifications, among which is the Lęczyca Royal Castle. The very first defensive works in its place were erected in the second half of the 14th century. The castle, which can now be seen, was built in the 15th century. Initially, the castle was used not only for defensive purposes, but also for important events. Many important historical documents were signed within its walls. For many years, the castle was in desolation. In the middle of the 20th century, under the leadership of the Polish government, its restoration was completed. In 1964, a museum was opened in the castle.
Lodz is a very beautiful ancient city with many unique sights and entertainment. It is often chosen for travelers with children. The city has a beautiful indoor water park – Aquapark Fala … Open
For many years already, one of the main types of industrial production of Lodz remains the textile industry. In a beautiful old building, there is the Central Museum of Textile Industry, which was opened in 1960. This museum has a very beautiful collection of national clothes. Some costumes were sewn over a hundred years ago. Visitors to the museum can see the most luxurious fabrics that were produced in local factories, and also participate in interesting master classes.
Among the prominent architectural structures is the Villa of Leopld Kindermann. It is a vivid monument in the Art Nouveau style. The facade of this villa is decorated with luxurious stucco molding, which has been completely preserved since the building was built. Today the villa is used as an art gallery. It often hosts interesting exhibitions and themed events dedicated to contemporary art.
Łódź will meet the travelers not only with interesting sights but also with numerous restaurants and cafes. Each gastronomic establishment treats the guests with interesting dishes and … Open
In the center of the city is the beautiful Izreal Poznanski Palace, which was built in the late 19th century. It belonged to one of the wealthy local industrialists. Now within the walls of this palace, is a city museum with a very diverse collection of works of art and antiques.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Lodz
♥   Shopping area ' Piotrkowska Street' Łódź, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Lodz
♥   Castle 'Besiekiery Castle' , 56.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Lodz and around
♥   Art museum 'Muzeum Sztuki' Łódź, 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Andel's Hotel is considered one of the best in Poland today. It has received many prestigious awards over the years. In addition to the unique interior, it has a lot of advantages. The famous skySPAce Spa is located in this hotel. There is also the famous Delight restaurant here. It specializes in fusion cuisine. The convenient location in the city center makes the hotel attractive for fans of excursions. The City Hall, the Balucka Gallery, the Music Academy, and other interesting sights are within walking distance. … Read further
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