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Zgierz

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Zgierz

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Zgierz (Zgyezh) is a city in Łódź Voivodship, verly close to city of Łódź.

Understand[edit]

In the past the city was connected with weaving industry. The city's famous by children story of Zgierz Hedgehog (Jeż ze Zgierza). The animal has its own monument.

Get in[edit]

The closest airport is Łódź international airport, only 6 km from Lodz city centre. It is 21 min (17.0 km) via DK91 from Zgierz. There are 5 ways to get from Zgierz to Warsaw by train, bus, taxi or car.

Get around[edit]

The city isn't that big, the main attractions are focused close to each other. Travel is easy by car, bus, taxi or UBER

See[edit][add listing]

  • Cultural Park Dom Tkaczy. An attraction with old houses presenting the weaving history.
  • City center.Market place and an old church. There're also many old buildings like f.ex. palaces.
  • Lutheran church and protestant cemeteries. There's a contemporary Lutheran church and cemetery divided on Baptist and Lutheran quarters. Main attraction of the cemetery's a wooden chapel.
  • There're also many old factories' ruins
  • Roman Catholic cemetery. The cemetery with a big gate and beautiful chapel.
  • Ist world war cemetery. Located in Krogulec Forest, there're graves of Russian and German soldiers.
  • Railway station.Building from 1902 year.
  • Plac Stu Stracownych(Hundreds of Executed Square). Memorial place of the biggest executions during II world war. It commemorates one hundred city dwellers killed by Nazi Germans. There's a monument.
  • Jewish cemetery. There's much a memorial place, there're any graves.
  • Our Lady of Good Advice church. Beautiful church on Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej street.
  • Christ the King church.Brick-made church from beginning of 20 century, located not far from Kosciusko Park.
  • Our Lady of Rosary church. Contemporary church located near Krogulec forest. There's a beautiful interior and characteristic gate.
  • There's an old railway bridge on Bzura river.
  • There's an old railway tunnel in the end of Krogulec forest

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Walk in Okręglik and Krogulec forest
  • Enjoy attractions of Kosciusko Park.
  • Walk or go fishing on Piętnastki ponds.
  • Hike in Bzura river trails.
  • Walk in Uroczysko Lućmierz in nearby Grotniki.

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Due to close proximity to Łódź, accommodation in Zgierz can be considered as an alternative for Łódź city.

  • hotel Folwark, Aleksandrowska 63 A.  editHotel in city center, free WiFi, restaurant, garden
  • hotel San Remo, Chemików 6.  edit Hotel located about 1 km from city center, restaurant
  • Route One, Ozorkowska 44.  editObject near A2 motorway, restaurant, free WiFi, garden, bar
  • Zacisze, Sadowa 11 A.  editObject located about 2 km from city center, garden, WiFi
  • hostel Folkier, Ks Rembowskiego 1.  editHostel in city center, garden, free WiFi
  • Kwatera Diamentowa, Diamentowa 37.  editObject located 2 km from city center, garden, WiFi

There's a camper place in nearby Malinka, not far from Malinka lake. There's a bar nearby.

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Get out[edit]

Except Łódź, you can also see cities and towns of Aleksandrów Łódzki, Konstantynów Łódzki, Łęczyca, Kutno, Ozorków or Łowicz.


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