What to see in Lodz

 

Lodz Manufaktura


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The Manufaktura project unites the past with the present, it connects the historical look with the modern design, creating a new image. Next to the old brick walls there is a facade made of glass, build as an entrance of the shopping mall. The interior has been designed in such a way as to remind about the history...

Marshal Jozef Pilsudski s Park in Lodz


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The park was founded in place of the suburban forest felled during the World War I, situated to the west of the Warsaw-Kalisz railway from 1903. The original park scheme was planned already in the early 20th century, It was finally realized in 1924-1929, while the existing older plans were corrected and supplemented...

The Zrodliska's Park in Lodz


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The public park, also called the Walk or the English Garden was founded near Wodny Rynek in 1843 according to J. Brochocki's scheme. The conception of the park underwent a number of changes throughout its history. After the mid-19th century it started to be called the Kwela, then Polonized as Zrodliska (Springs)....

The Decalogue Memorial in Park Staromiejski in Lodz


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The public park, also called the Walk or the English Garden was founded near Wodny Rynek in 1843 according to J. Brochocki's scheme. The conception of the park underwent a number of changes throughout its history. After the mid-19th century it started to be called the Kwela, then Polonized as Zrodliska (Springs)....

The Archicathedral of St Stanislaw Kostka in Lodz


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The monumental temple, situated in the former Factory Market, now John Paul II Square, is the main centre of religious life of the Lodz Roman Catholics. Built in the style of Cathedral Gothic the church is the largest sacred edifice of the city, and the lofty, 100metre bell-tower is the highest dominante of the...

Town Hall in Lodz


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The seat of the city authorities of former Lodz is located in Plac Wolnosci (Wolnosci Square), formerly Rynek Nowomiejski (New Town Market). It was designed by Bonifacy Witkowski, author of the town halls in Lowicz and Skierniewice, but also the Protestant church east of Piotrkow Trakt, today's Piotrkowska Street....

Orthodox Church of Laexander Newski in Lodz


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It was built in 1884 according to the project of Hilary Majewski who gave it a neo - Byzantine look clearly visible in the domes and decoration details. Richly decorated interior has a beautiful iconostas, old icons and metal procession banners.

The New Jewish Cemetry in Lodz


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The Jewish cemetery in Bracka Street was founded in 1892. Originally it was used as a burial ground for the victims of the choleric disease. The complex is encompassed from the south and the east by the Dory residential district and the school complex. It is further protected by the high, brick wall, while the...

Petersilge's House in Lodz


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The Jewish cemetery in Bracka Street was founded in 1892. Originally it was used as a burial ground for the victims of the choleric disease. The complex is encompassed from the south and the east by the Dory residential district and the school complex. It is further protected by the high, brick wall, while the...

Old Market Square in Lodz


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The oldest Lodz square is the Old Town market. The transformations that this fragment of Lodz has undergone are so vast it is now difficult to imagine not only the look of the medieval little town, but even the architecture from before World War II. The tract from Piotrkow to Leczyca and the local roads to...

Herbst's residence in Lodz


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Edward Herbst (1844-1921) married Matylda Scheibler in May 1875. He was a promising manager of the largest Lodz textile enterprise, she was the daughter of the maker of its power. Their residence in Ksiezy Mlyn, most probably designed by Hilary Majewski, was erected in the same year. Built in the style of Italian...

Church of the Holy Trinity in Lodz


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In 1826-1828 reared at Piotrkowska Street Classical, Evangelical church of the Holy Trinity designed by Bonifacy Witkowski - architect of the Mazovian Voivodship Committee. The church, the main dominante of the square, acquired its present-day form in the years 1889-1896.

Liberty Square in Lodz


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Several hundred metres south of the Old Town a new settlement grew in the 1820s. It opened up the straight-line course of Piotrkowski Trakt, its making was the beginning of the industrial development of the city. The square in the middle of the settlement functioned as a market place. It can be still seen in the...

Botanic Garden in Lodz


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The idea of establishing the Botanic Garden had already been present in the project of Park Ludowy (People's Park) in Zdrowie district, prepared in the 1930s by Stefan Rogowicz, the manager of Urban Plantations. The Botanical Gardens occupy the area of 64.1 ha next to the extensive park in the "Zdrowie" (Health)...

Palm House in Lodz


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Palm House in Lodz has trees and plants that are about 130 years old. There are also many carnivorous plants in the Palm House at Lodz, which are really dangerous. As a result, pets are not allowed in the garden. Palm House is one of the most interesting places to visit in the Polish city. This place is a favorite...

Lagiewniki in Lodz


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Lagiewniki is one of the most valuable nature fragment of Lodz. Lagiewniki remains old Lodz primeval forest. This complex is situated in north – east part of the Lodz and a distant to the center of the city is only a few kilometers. The characteristic for a landscape is differentiated relief, that the heights...

Piotrowska street in Lodz


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Piotrkowska Street, situated between Wolnosci and Niepodleglosci Squares, is the most elegant of all the city streets. It is also one of the major attractions of Lodz. Once it was part of the route, joining the oldest part of the city with the clothiers' settlement (Nowe Miasto) and cotton workers' settlement...

Karol Poznanski Palace in Lodz


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Izrael Kalmanowicz Poznanski erected his own family residence at the crossing of the former Dluga Street - the present-day Gdanska Street and Schulz Passage - now called 1 Maja Street. The palace was designed by Adolf Seligson, author of, among others, Silberstein's mill in Piotrkowska Street, a number of other...

Ksiezy Mlyn in Lodz


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The name „Ksiezy Mlyn” came from the property that was intended for industry development and mill situated there, which on the beginning of XIX century was possession of Lodz rector, and from 1825 was included to new linen – cotton settlement. From 1870 this area became a possession of Karol Wilhelm Scheibler,...

Izrael Poznanski Palace in Lodz


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The system of the monumental edifices located in ul. Ogrodowa is one of the most spectacular examples of the power of the Lodz industry of the 'steam-engine' era. A line of huge buildings opens up with the Poznanski residence. Its truly palatial aspect, exposed situation, yet also its present day function have...

Philharmonic in Lodz


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The history of the Arthur Rubinstein Lodz Philharmonic Orchestra begins on February 17th in 1915. Back then, at ‘The Great’ theatre ( which is non-existent today) on then called Konstantynowska Street the Grand Symphonic Concert took place ‘for the benefit of poor musicians’. It was organized by the pianist,...

Art Museum in Lodz


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Mission of the Museum is to create conditions enabling contemporary viewer to communicate with the artistic oeuvre of the past and present generations and through it to awake his ability to independent viewing, understanding and feeling surrounding him reality. Museum promotes art as en essential element of social...

The Film Museum in Lodz


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The museum is housed in the mid-nineteenth century small palace (residence) of Karol Scheibler, one of the most important Lodz industrialists of German origin, known as "The Cotton King" because of his wealth and the scale of his production. The palace was rebuilt in 1886-88 in the form of the present...

Museum of the Fabryka in Lodz


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The museum is housed in the mid-nineteenth century small palace (residence) of Karol Scheibler, one of the most important Lodz industrialists of German origin, known as "The Cotton King" because of his wealth and the scale of his production. The palace was rebuilt in 1886-88 in the form of the present...
 
 
 

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