Aleje Jerozolimskie is an extremely long and very important street in Warsaw. It goes through the city centre in the west-southwest to east-northeast direction, but in fact it starts far from the city centre in Pruszków. The name of the street literally means Jerusalem Avenues.
Aleje Jerozolimskie in Warsaw City Centre
The best known (and the most crowded) part of Aleje Jerozolimskie is the section in the very centre of Warsaw, where the street passes by several very important places and landmarks. Among them is Dworzec Centralny (Warsaw Central Train Station), Palace of Culture and Science (the best known landmark of Warsaw), Plac Defilad (Parade Square), Centrum Metro Station, and the National Museum.
Aleje Jerozolimskie Street ends on the bank of the Vistula River. It crosses the river on Poniatowskiego Bridge (Most Ksiecia Jozefa Poniatowskiego) and on the other side it continues as Aleja Ksiecia Jozefa Poniatowskiego.