Łódź - information about the city

Łódź ( [wut​͡ɕ]; Yiddish: לאדזש, Lodzh ) is the third-largest city in Poland. Located in the central part of the country, it had a population of 742,387 in December 2009. It is the capital of Łódź Voivodeship, and is approximately 135 kilometres (84 mi) south-west of Warsaw. The city's coat of arms is an example of canting: depicting a boat, it alludes to the city's name which translates literally as "boat".

Łódź - tourist attractions

markerA Old Market Square in Lodz Old Market Square in Lodz is located in the central-northern part of Lodz. It has the form of a large rectangle measuring about 105 to 85 m. From 3 sides - from the north, east and west is surrounded by typical houses with arcades. The buildings on the west side of the square are separated by street... Old Market Square in Lodz - photo
markerB Church of St. Joseph in Lodz Church of St. Joseph in Lodz is lokated on street Ogrodowa 22. It is the oldest church built in Lodz, the only building which remembers times of agricultural Lodz. Since 1910, the church is the seat of the parish of St. Joseph. The temple was built in the years 1765 - 1768 by Bishop Anthony Ostrows... Church of St. Joseph in Lodz - photo
markerC Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Łódź Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Łódź is located in the oldest part of the city's and is the oldest parish of Lodz. Since the establishment till the second half of the eighteenth century it belonged to the Archdiocese of Gniezno. In the absence of written documents, the exact ... Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Łódź - photo
markerD Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Łódź The Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Łódź was completed in 1884, during the period when the part of Poland was part of the Russian Empire. It was designed by the city architect Hilary Majewski. The church was built in the style of Russian-Byzantine, basing on an octagonal plan with five apses... Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Łódź - photo
markerE Robert Schweikert Palace Robert Schweikert Palace is home to Theodore Robert Schweikert (son of Frederick William Schweikert) located at Piotrkowska 262/264 in Lodz. The building was constructed in 1910 and designed by Romuald Miller. It is a small, neo-Baroque detached palace with a representative courtyard ,which is mark... Robert Schweikert Palace - photo
markerF White Geyer Factory White Factory is the name of the Ludwig's Geyer building at street Piotrkowska 282 in Lodz. It is a complex of classical buildings, one of Poland's oldest example of industrial architecture. It was built between 1835 and 1837. White Factory was the first mechanical spinning and weaving factory. Th... White Geyer Factory - photo
markerG Mural at Piotrkowska A mural is painted on a wall in Lodz on the building at 152nd Piotrkowska Street. The idea of such a large painted mural arrouse in 2000 during the "Color Tolerance". The idea of painting with a surface of 600 square meters was approved in August 2001. Implementation began in September, and the pai... Mural at Piotrkowska - photo
markerH National Film School in Łódź The Leon Schiller National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Łódź (Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa, Telewizyjna i Teatralna im. Leona Schillera w Łodzi) is the most notable academy for future actors, directors, photographers, camera operators and TV staff in Poland. It was founded on ... National Film School in Łódź - photo
markerI Izrael Poznanski factory in Lodz Izrael Poznanski factory in Lodz - linen factory on Old Bałuty in Lodz, a brick neo-Romanesque construction built in the years 1872 - 1892 and designed by Hilary Majewski for Israel Poznanski. It is the largest factory in Kalisz-Mazowiecki industrial district, nationalized in 1945. It was entered t... Izrael Poznanski factory in Lodz - photo
markerJ Juliusz Heinzel Palace Juliusz Heinzel Palace is located at Piotrkowska 104 in Lodz. It was one of three residences of Juliusz Heinzel, the first one was the palace. The first floor of the front facade of the main body is decorated with symmetrically placed elements, decorated with a balustrade railing. Currently the pal... Juliusz Heinzel Palace - photo

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Geographical coordinates: 51.75, 19.4667
Approximate population: 742,387

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