King Cross Praga shopping center was one of the first shopping centers in the capital. It was opened during 1996 at Jubilerska Street 1/3 in Praga Południe and was the first shopping mall to be erected on the right-hand section of the Vistula bank. It is situated in the direct line of a transport arm which goes from the city center towards Terespol, Lublin and other areas, such as Anin, Rembertów, Wawer, Międzylesie and Sulejówek.
The centre underwent expansion during 1999 and 2000. This included the building of an external gallery, with additional stores. The total area in the centre now stands at around 27000m², of which a large section is occupied by the Real hypermarket.
Customers to the centre can fulfil all their shopping tasks in one centre as there are more than 70 service and trade points within the centre. There are adequate banking facilities, financial services, and postal services, along with several other facilities, such as shoemakers, laundry facilities and retailers stocking top brands.
The centre is situated at the junction of two main streets which offers visitors ease of connection fr om both the centre and to the east of the city, wh ere most of the large residential areas are. There is a huge network of trams and buses to the centre.
King Cross Praga shopping centre can be found in Praga Południe, Warsaw, wh ere the road which leads from the capital city goes towards Terespol and Lublin.
Its main area of concentration is the entire Poludnie quarter which is estimated to house approximately 600000 people. The location of the centre and the good road network expands this catchment area to a large portion of the city which is located east of the Vistola River.
This is the first shopping centre in Poland which was erected according to European criteria and standards.
Key tenants: Real hypermarket.
Cafes, restaurants: McDonald's, Tchibo, Grycan, Królewskie Smaki, Red Dragon, Kebab, Cukiernia Ryszard Radzikowski, Hot Dog.