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Lodz, Poland’s third largest city and the former textile industry empire, today is a city of modern technologies, a city of culture and grand events. It is a metropolis where a landscape of industrial architecture mixes with silhouettes of the 20th century office buildings, production halls, culture and sports buildings. Lodz is perfect for anyone wanting to get a glimpse of exciting, modern Poland.


Population 775,000
Currency Polish Zloty (PLN)
Opening hours Shops are open 8 am - 6 pm (many on the main street until 7 pm, shopping centres open until 10 pm) Banks are open Mon–Fri 8 am – 6 pm and Sat 10 am – 2 pm.
Newspapers Gazeta Wyborcza Daily Polish newspaper
The Warsaw Voice Weekly English newspaper
Lodz in your Pocket Seasonal magazine
Emergency numbers 999 Ambulance
112 from mobile phone
Tourist information Centrum Informacji Turystycznej
87 Piotrkowska, Lodz
+48 42 638 59 56