Łódź is the second largest Polish city, and has its own unique atmosphere, fine Art Nouveau architecture, and a thriving nightlife. It is a significant cultural centre, internationally known for its Film School, a cradle for the best Polish cameramen, actors and directors, including Andrzej Wajda and Roman Polanski.
Fly to Łódź with Ryanair twice weekly summer only.
Things to do in Łódź
- Camerimage festival
Camerimage is an International Festival of the Art of Cinematography organized by The Tumult Foundation every year between November and December.
- Festival of Dialogue Between Four Cultures
The festival takes place every year at the begining of September, organized by the Society for Dialogue Between Four Cultures. This festival presents Polish, Jewish, German and Russian culture.
Manufaktura is a huge entertainment center in Lodz. During the winter the centre hosts a skating ring, and in the summer there is an artificial beach where you can play volleyball. Concerts and all types of shows are also held there.
- Museum of Cinematography
The museum stocks exhibits featuring the history of Polish cinematography. The permanent exposition illustrates various stages of the advancement of film technology. Temporary exhibitions focus on film history, recent Polish blockbusters and contemporary Polish art, in particular photography and media art.
- Museum of History of City Lodz aka Poznanski Palace
The Poznanski Palace is known as one of the largest and greatest residence of its type. The Palace (was built in XIX century) is decorated with copulas, pinnacles, and shields with monogram "P", garlands of fruit and other architectural details.