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Lodz, Poland’s third largest city and a former textile industry stronghold, today is a center for modern technologies, a city of culture and grand events. It is a metropolis where a landscape of industrial architecture mixes with silhouettes of 20th century office buildings, production halls, culture and sporting facilities. Lodz is perfect for anyone wanting to get a glimpse of exciting, modern Poland, so come before it settles firmly on the tourist radar.

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One of Lodz' most prominent attractions, the Manufaktura is an entire complex containing an abundance of shops and dining establishments within the walls of a refurbished textile factory. It's a local hot spot, especially so during the warmer times of year.
Adresse: Drewnowska 58, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 664 92 89
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-9pm

Lodz Modern Art Museum

Lodz Modern Art Museum (Muzeum Sztuki) boasts a large and impressive collection of art from the 20th century. The museum is located in a 19th century palace and is now one of Poland’s best art and design museums, featuring works by Chagall and Mondrian.
Adresse: ul. Wieckowskiego 36, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 639 98 78

Lodz City Museum

You will find the museum inside a gorgeous Belle Époque palace. Here you can learn more about the city’s captivating political and social history. There are also many fine examples of silverware and porcelain and a room dedicated to famous citizens, like pianist Artur Rubinstein and the Polish writer Jerzy Kosinski.
Adresse: ul. Ogrodowa 15, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 254 90 00

Museum of Cinematography

The museum is housed in a small mid-nineteenth century palace. Here you can explore Poland’s thriving film industry, which has created cinema greats like Polanski, Kieslowski and Wajda.
Adresse: plac Zwyciestwa 1, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 674 09 57

Jewish Cemetery

This is a moving visit to the largest Jewish cemetery in Europe, with over 150,000 gravestones, tombs and mausoleums and an area memorialising victims of the ghetto.
Adresse: ul. Bracka 40, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 656 70 19
Transport: Tram 1 or 6

Central Textile Museum

The Central Textile Museum was established in 1960 and is housed in the amazing 19th-century White Factory. It contains a unique collection of textile tools and machinery, fabrics and clothing and the largest collection of tapestries in Europe.
Adresse: ul. Piotrkowska 282, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 683 26 84

Museum of Ethnography and Archaeology

You will find this place close to the Historical Museum of Lodz on Plac Wolnosci. This charming museum offers archaeological finds from all around Poland as well as more modern exhibits on customs and local culture.
Adresse: Pl. Wolności 14, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 632 84 40

Leopold Kindermann Villa

This is an exquisite early 1900’s Art Nouveau palace – the most ornate in Poland – with stained-glass windows, gorgeous wood detailing and glamorous chandeliers. A small art gallery (part of the Municipal Gallery of Art) is currently housed inside.
Adresse: ul. Wolczanska 31/33, Lodz
Telefon: +49 42 632 24 16

Lagiewniki Park

Lagiewniki Park is the largest park within city limits in all of Europe, located in the northern part of the city. Come here and enjoy the fresh air over a relaxing walk or a picnic.
Adresse: Lagiewniki Park, Lodz

Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden in Lodz is located approximately 10 min from the city centre. The garden is divided into nine different thematic areas for you to explore. Take the chance and see and smell different exotic plants.
Adresse: ul. Krzemieniecka 36/38, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 688 44 20

Opera House

The Opera House is housed in an old communist building and is a great place to enjoy a cultural evening. The tickets are usually not that expensive and the theatre is worth a visit.
Adresse: Plac Dąbrowskiego, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 633 99 60

Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was completed during the period when Poland was part of the Russian empire in 1884. It's a shining example of Orthodox religious architecture in Poland.
Adresse: ul. Kilinskiego 56, Lodz

Lodz Zoo

A zoo is always exciting for the young ones and even if you are a bit older. Visit the Lodz Zoo and check out different animals, find out more about their breed and where they come from.
Adresse: ul.Konstantynowska 8/10, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 632 75 09

Księży Młyn

The historic cloth factory of Księży Młyn was once an entire self-contained residential district, encompassing worker housing, a school and hospital. Much of it was destroyed during WWII, but parts of the former glory still remain intact, including the Herbst Palace where the industrialist families who one ran Księży Młyn used to reside.
Adresse: ul. Tymienieckiego, Lodz

Plac Wolności

Plac Wolności is the Freedom Square in Lodz, located at the end of the famous street ulica Piotrkowska. There is a roundabout in the middle with a statue of the freedom fighter Tadeusz Kosciuszko. There is also an interesting museum of the Lodz sewer system nearby.
Adresse: ul. Legionow / ul. Nowomiejska, Lodz


One of Lodz' most prominent attractions, the Manufaktura, is an entire complex containing an abundance of shops and dining establishments within the walls of a refurbished textile factory. It's a local hot spot, especially so during the warmer times of year.
Adresse: Drewnowska 58, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 664 92 89
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-9pm


Jewish restaurant filled with religious artefacts and Old World items, serving tasty meat and fish dishes. Offerings are kosher down to the vodka. Live music plays on some nights (you're likely to happen upon one on a Friday evening).
Adresse: ul. 6 Sierpnia 2/4, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 630 36 35


Ganesh was the first Indian restaurant to open in Lodz in 2006. It now enjoys three locations around town, including one on the main pedestrian thoroughfare and another on Manufaktura grounds. The menu is varied , with vegan and vegetarian options available. Lunch deals are a steal.
Adresse: ul. Piotrkowska 69, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 632 23 20

Pepe Verde Tawerna

A Manufaktura fixture, this nautical-themed restaurant sprawls across three floors, with an open-air terrace at the top and a boat-shaped bar to keep in line with the concept. Cuisine served is broad Mediterranean, with thin-crust wood-oven pizza a speciality. Club members get access to a special room designed to imitate a captain's cabin.
Adresse: ul. Ogrodowa 19a, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 630 88 22


Dine on tasty Polish delicacies while sitting on the terrace with views over the hillside and forest. Prices are more than reasonable despite the white-tablecloth set up and a somewhat upscale feel.
Adresse: ul. Rogowska 24, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 659 76 40


A great value restaurant chain serving an eclectic mix of European and Middle Eastern dishes like kebabs, steaks and humus. They run several locations throughout the city.
Adresse: ul. Piotrkowska 93, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 631 17 11

Ciagoty I Tesknoty

This is a small cafe-restaurant that cooks up delicious, inexpensive fusion cuisine for local students and more budget-minded visitors. On the menu you will find dishes like chicken roasted with lemon stewed in wine, roasted pork sirloin served with spinach and garlic pasta, beefsteak with Gorgonzola sauce and much more.
Adresse: ul. Wojska Polskiego 144a, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 650 87 94
Transport: Tram 1 or 6 to “Sporna”

Hot Spoon

Located on the trendy Manufaktura grounds, Hot Spoon is an authentic Thai restaurant in Lodz with indoor and outdoor seating. Let the waiting staff know what level of spiciness you prefer, and the heat will be adjusted accordingly.
Adresse: Drewnowska 58, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 633 90 90

Ato Sushi

A solid sushi restaurant just off Lodz' main street, Ato serves a large variety of sushi, rolls, and other Japanese-inspired dishes.
Adresse: ul. 6 Sierpnia 1/3, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 207 99 99

Pizzeria Pomodoro

Enjoy a delicious pizza while people watching in Lodz. The decor is simple but the beer, along with the Italian pizza, makes this a great lunch spot. Be aware that sometimes it might take a couple of minutes to get a table.
Adresse: Rewolucji 1905r. 4, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 233 54 54


An essential stop for fine dining aficionados, Affogato is a noteworthy player on the Lodz restaurant scene, serving fusion dishes combining Polish influences with inspiration from around the European continent. The price tag is unreasonably modest.
Adresse: 90 Piotrkowska, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 632 72 20

Gesi Puch

Gesi Puch serves traditional Polish cuisine in a cosy atmosphere. This is a great place for any celebration, whether it is a birthday party or a wedding. The service is excellent and so is the food. To be on the safe side, call ahead and book your table.
Adresse: Stefanowskiego 17, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 651 99 99

Cesky Film

Cesky Film offers you traditional Czech cuisine and is particularly well-known for their goulash . The waiters are friendly and offer good service; prices are reasonable.
Adresse: Tymienieckiego 25a, Łódź

Łódź Kaliska

Lodz Kaliska is a great, artsy bar-club at the end of a small street that puts on numerous live music events attracting a wide range of locals and visitors. There is lots of drinking, especially on the rooftop terrace in the summer.
Adresse: ul. Piotrkowska 102, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 630 69 55

Irish Pub

This is a typical Irish pub with Guinness on tap and the occasional live music. It is also one of the best bets for mingling with English speakers in town.
Adresse: ul. Piotrkowska 77, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 632 48 76

The Mexican

This Mexican restaurant-bar is the best destination in town for tequila. Although it's primarily a dining establishment, it features the occasional live music and can get quite rowdy at the weekends. They also serve excellent margaritas and nice cold beers.
Adresse: ul. Piotrkowska 67, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 633 68 68

Piotrkowska Klub

The city’s biggest club is set within a two-floored glass enclosure and covered in red velvet all around with dimly-lit, low-key lamps. The toilet alone is a tourist destination in and of itself – it has glass floors and two-way mirrors.
Adresse: ul. Piotrkowska 97, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 630 65 73


One of Lodz' most prominent attractions, the Manufaktura is an entire complex containing an abundance of shops and dining establishments within the walls of a refurbished textile factory. It's a local hot spot, especially so during the warmer times of year.
Adresse: Drewnowska 58, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 664 92 89
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-9pm


Visit any of the “Cepelia” shops all over town (for example on ul. Piotrkowska), which sell many handmade items from regions all over Poland.
Adresse: Piotrkowska 97, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 630 35 41

Pasaz Lodzki

Another good bet for shopping is the Pasaz Lodzki, a bazaar featuring a variety of shops selling lots of inexpensive items.
Adresse: Al. Jana Pawła II 30, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 638 0110

Galeria Łódzka

Another modern shopping centre hosting over 160 shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants, Galeria Łódzka offers plenty of alternatives and everything you might need.
Adresse: al. Piłsudskiego 15/23, Łódź
Telefon: +48 42 639 15 00

Passport / Visa

Poland can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

Best Time to Visit

May through October are the best for planning a trip to Lodz, as temperatures tend to be favourable and the event calendar dense with happenings.

Lodz Wladyslaw Reymont - Airport

Lodz Wladyslaw Reymont Airport is located 6 Km from the city centre of Lodz. The city is accessible by bus which departs from the airport. Journey time to the city centre is 15 minutes and 10 minutes to the Train station Łódź. A taxi rank is located in front of Terminal. The average journey time into the city is between 8 to 10 minutes.
Adresse: Stanisława Maczka 35, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 683 52 55

Public transport

In terms of size, Lodz is a very manageable city, and most places can be easily walked to. Getting around Lodz with public transport is also simple and straightforward, since an extensive, modern bus and tram network is spread throughout the city. Buses and trams use the same tickets, available in various denominations. The Jakdojade website and app are a convenient and handy tool for anyone trying to navigate Lodz by public transport. Long-distance trains operate regularly to other Polish cities. Lodz’s train station and central bus station are located next to each other on the eastern edge of town a few blocks from the northern end of Piotrkowska. Warsaw is 2.5 hours away by train.
Telefon: +48 42 638 90 20


Because taxis are cheap – it is worth taking a taxi instead of the bus – it can make good practical sense to use them if you’re short on time. There are taxi ranks at the plac Wolnosci and at various spots along ul. Piotrkowska. Alternatively, ride sharing apps such as Uber and MyTaxi are both in wide use as well.
Telefon: +48 602 783 376

Post Office

Main Post Office:
Adresse: ul. Tuwima 38, Lodz
Telefon: +48 42 632 58 16
Åpningstider: Closed Sunday


There are dozens of pharmacies all over the city, and as there are many younger people working in them, English will frequently be spoken. Apteka Magiczna "Kapitol" (open 24 hours)
Adresse: ul. Zachodnia 81/83, lodz
Telefon: +48 42 630 75 75


Country code: +48 Area code: 42


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