Świętokrzyska Street, Warsaw

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Ulica Świętokrzyska (Holy Cross Street) in Warsaw's city centre is one of the Polish city's principal thoroughfares. It links the city's centre with Wola borough.

Holy Cross Church (on Krakowskie Przedmieście), for which ulica Świętokrzyska is named

The street is named for Holy Cross Church, which stands on Krakowskie Przedmieście. Named after the street are a Warsaw Metro station and the Świętokrzyski Bridge.

The street was closed to traffic and trams from 2011 to March 2015 due to the construction of Warsaw's second Metro line (which runs underneath the length of the street).[1]

Świętokrzyska Street, viewed from Palace of Culture and Science


  1. ^ "Construction of underground enters downtown". ZTM (Public Transport Authority of the capital city of Warsaw). 2011-06-01. Retrieved 2014-01-16. Construction of the central section of the second line of the underground has reached the center of Warsaw. Due to the next stage of works, the residents of Warsaw will experience inconveniences. From the beginning of June, they will not be able to enter Sokola and Świętokrzyska streets. The streets will be reconnected to the traffic after construction is completed.

Coordinates: 52°14′07″N 21°00′34″E / 52.23528°N 21.00944°E / 52.23528; 21.00944