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Łowicz

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Łowicz

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Łowicz (Woveetsch) is a city in Łódź Voivodship. Łowicz's a city famous by rich folk art.

Understand[edit]

Through centuries the city was owned by Gniezno Archbishops. In 15 the city had its prosperity period due to different fairs.

Get in[edit]

The city is located not far from Warsaw-Chopin and Warsaw-Modlin, only about 1 h by driving.

Get around[edit]

Much of attractions are located in city center.

See[edit][add listing]

  • old town. Place with old market place, market hall, old churches, Mariavite and Lutheran churches or tenement houses
  • city museum. You can see plenty of folk art exhibition there.
  • Star Alley. In contrary to other places in the world, this one is dedicated to folk art. There're folk pattern tiles in pavement.
  • Napoleon tenement house. Place where Napoleon used to stay.
  • cemetery.Located on Prymasowska street with beautiful cemetery chapel
  • Jewish Cemetery. Located on Łęczycka street, there're some graves preserved.
  • Christ the King church. Church located on Jana Pawła II street, there's a beautiful interior.
  • Castle Ruins. Ruins of Gniezno Archbishop. It hosted also many Polish kings.
  • General Klicki Palace. Palace built in romantic style in 19 century, nowadays it heads an art gallery.
  • Small open-air ethnographic museum (Skansen)

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Walk in Błonia Park
  • Walk Zduńska street.
  • Rest on Bzura river
  • Rest on small lake in Urbańszczyzna district.
  • You can go fishing in Nieborów.

Events[edit]

  • During Corpus Christi Holiday you can see people in their rich decorated folk costumes.
  • There're two big fairs in the city: in Friday and Tuesday.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Buy sth with traditional folk elements.

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Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

There're only two sleeping objects Hotelik Polonia and Hotel Eco, both located in city center.

Contact[edit]

Get out[edit]

  • Kiernozia — Palace of Maria Walewska, Napoleon's mistress
  • Czerniew — Abandoned neorenaissance palace from 20s.
  • Nieborów — Famous palace complex Arkadia
  • Bolimowski Landscape Park — Forest area
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