Board the pride of Lodz Municipal Transport: its historic trambus. It is a rare example of an old-style tram built on the chassis of a Volvo truck that still operates in Lodz. Sightsee the terrific architecture of this icon of the 19th-century industrial architecture en route from the modernised and award-collecting Manufaktura shopping mall to Galeria Lodzka shopping centre. Collect unforgettable views of Piotrkowska street, complemented by an informative and anecdote-interwoven commentary of a competent local guide.
is one of the three largest cities of Poland, conveniently located
within 1,5 hours of a ride in the southwestern direction from Warsaw
. The city underwent rapid development in the 19th century
, when the textile industry that defined its local economy was still on the rise in Europe. Now, that Lodz has started bouncing back to its former importance, it is not only possible to visit this magnificent place, filled with red-brick factories and palaces around every corner
, but also to sightsee it in the most unusual way adopted. A typical ride on the board of Lodz trambus
requires about 30 minutes of your free time
to be taken – it is the time you will use to capture the sights of Piotrkowska street
from a new perspective. Customised trambus tours of Lodz
need to be booked in advance, due to their incessant popularity among tourists
. In such cases, a trambus ride is to last about 3 hours, with its itinerary adapted to your expectations. The Lodz trambus has turned out a more trendy place to have parties organised at
than any luxurious limos provided in Lodz, gaining certain popularity as the setting of scenes shot by the students of famous Lodz Film School
There used to be about 21 trambuses present on the streets of Lodz
at the beginning of the 20th century. The one you are about to board is a meticulous replica of a 1909 model of Herbrand
, as stylish on the outside, as with regard to its comfortable interior. As a passenger of Lodz trambus, you will be enchanted by the air that always goes hand in hand with retro means of transport
. The capacity of Lodz trambus amounts to 18 seats and 17 standing places
. This uncommonly looking vehicle of public transport traverses the streets of Lodz along the route marked with "A"
, and so on a daily basis. The route has its beginning at Manufactura
shopping mall and cultural centre of Lodz rolled into one. This extensive complex was opened in a beautifully restored factory run by Izrael Poznanski
– also the owner of the most picturesque palace of Lodz
. The trambus passes by the most iconic square of the city – Plac Wolnosci
(Liberty Square) – and heads towards Piotrkowska street. This representative artery of Lodz is full of cult-followed cafes, artisan shops, factory buildings, hallmarks of small architecture
and richly-adorned merchant houses
. The involving commentary of your guide
will introduce you to the secrets of the city where the Polish counterpart of "American dream"
was once attributed to. The trambus tour will turn out a perfect idea for exploring the must-see spots on the map of Lodz.
Interested in discovering the core part of Lodz on the board of its historic trambus? Contact us to have your trambus tour of Lodz arranged!