Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Łódź

Centre for Science & Technology

Part of the EC1 complex that forms the heart of Łódź's city centre redevelopment plan, this former coal-fired power station (dating from the early 1900s) has been restored and repurposed as an awe-inspiring museum. …
Top Choice Museum in Łódź

Cinematography Museum

Housed in the palatial home of 'Cotton King' Karol Scheibler, this attraction is actually two museums in one. The basement and 1st floor are devoted to the history of Polish cinema and contain props, film posters an…
Top Choice Museum in Łódź

City Museum of Łódź

Adjacent to the Manufaktura mall, this museum is housed in the impressive palace of 19th-century textile baron Izrael Kalmanowicz Poznański. The opulent apartments are a clear indication of the Poznańskis' wealth, b…
Top Choice Church in Płock

Cathedral

This 12th-century cathedral is topped with a 16th-century Renaissance dome. Its interior boasts a number of tombstones and altarpieces, and tasteful art nouveau frescoes. The royal chapel holds the sarcophagi of two…
Top Choice Historic Building in Białystok

Branicki Palace

In Park Pałacowy stands this grand former residence of Jan Klemens Branicki. Though he lost to his brother-in-law Stanisław August Poniatowski in the 1764 royal elections, he built a luxurious palace on a scale to r…
Cultural Centre in Łódź

EC1

The centrepiece of Łódź's plan to redevelop the city centre around Łódź Fabryczna train station, EC1 takes its name from its original incarnation as the city's first heating and power plant (Elektro-Ciepłownia 1). O…
Jewish Site in Łódź

Jewish Ghetto

In 1940 the Germans sealed off the northern part of Łódź to create the Litzmannstadt Ghetto (after the German name for the city) – the second-biggest Jewish ghetto in Poland, after Warsaw. The tourist information of…
Memorial in Łódź

Radegast Station

Radegast station, 3.3km northeast of Manufaktura, was the main deportation centre for Jews being sent to the extermination camps at Chełmno and Auschwitz-Birkenau. The station has been preserved and now holds a movi…
Mall in Łódź

Manufaktura

This huge – and hugely impressive – shopping mall deserves to be listed as a tourist attraction in its own right. It's within a massive complex of red-brick buildings that was once a 19th-century textile mill belong…
Cemetery in Łódź

Jewish Cemetery

Łódź's Jewish cemetery was founded in 1892. The largest Jewish graveyard in Europe, it contains around 68,000 surviving memorials, including the huge, domed Poznanski family mausoleum. The area known as Ghetto Field…