Bydgoszcz is the capital of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Province, and the eighth biggest city in Poland. It is picturesquely located on the Brda and Vistula Rivers and the Bydgoszcz Canal.

The city is successively and permanently changing its image from an industrial centre to the centre of modern technologies and services. Very well connected thanks to the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Aiport, the city in known for its young and well-educated society, growing and reasonably profiled education, highly developed business environment and a wide range of investment offers. Bydgoszcz is a good place to live, work and visit.

Bydgoszcz tries to make life colourful every single day and night. Irrespective of taste, preferences and interests, everyone can find something for themselves. It is a city full of charm and appeal, often called the ‘green city’ as it is the second greenest city in Poland.

Visitors are astonished by its originality and creativity. Bydgoszcz is home to interesting buildings from the old times, and many sacred objects and places meant for entertainment and relaxation.

Rafał Bruski Mayor
official website
Brda River Marina - © Robert Sawicki
Cycling in the city centre - © Robert Sawicki
Opera Nova on Brda River
Pastime in the heart of the city


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    Vehicles are an essential source of air pollution, especially in urban hotspots. In Bydgoszcz, the beautiful mural 'The Source' is painted with ecological materials that reduce air contamination.

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