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Pritha Manchanda Sep 11 2015

Which are the most beautiful railway stations in the world?

Etti Bali Sep 11 2015
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When the journey wears out and you want to take a breather, these beautiful railway stations in the world will provide the much needed respite. They have played the perfect backdrop for many a romance and mystery, and it is time you weave your own tale!

Dunedin Railway Station, New Zealand

Dunedin Railway Station was the city’s fourth station and was designed in Edwardian Baroque style of architecture. The station’s most striking feature is the use of dark basalt and light Oamaru stone giving it a light and dark facade. A visit to Dunedin would be incomplete without making a trip to this station!



Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai

A historic railway station in Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2004. It is one of the busiest railway stations in India with frequent Delhi to Mumbai trains, Goa to Mumbai trains, Chennai to Mumbai trains, etc. and was formerly known as Victoria Terminus.



Grand Central, New York

The Grand Central Station is one of the most iconic structures in New York and also a favourite shooting location among Hollywood filmmakers (think North By Northwest and Madagascar!). Sign up for an audio tour of this picturesque station to know more about this architectural marvel.



Antwerpen Centraal, Belgium

Antwerpen Centraal is as beautiful as it is busy! Antwerp’s main railway station, it is counted amongst the most beautiful railway stations in the world. The interiors are richly furnished with over 20 different kinds of marble and stone. A must see on your Antwerp itinerary, the station also makes for great photo-ops!



T-Centralen, Stockholm

The heart of Stockholm metro, T-Centralen is a beautifully painted station where all three lines of the city's metro system meet! It is the most used station of the city and connects you with the rest of the city. Make sure you explore Stockholm on its metro network!



St. Pancras, London

The beautiful St. Pancras Railway Station is done up in trademark Victorian style. It has a red Gothic facade which is the grandest of all the British railway stations. Often dubbed as the “cathedral of the railways”, St. Pancras is a true reflection of the architectural brilliance of Victorian era and is the pulse of London.



Komsomolskaya, Moscow

Komsomolskaya Station in Moscow is one of the most ornate railway stations in the world, with murals, paintings and mosaics. The overall decor reflects Russia’s quest for independence, depicted with great attention to detail. It is the city’s busiest station, connecting with three major railway terminals.



Gare du Nord, Paris

Gare du Nord has the distinction of being the busiest station in Europe, with 190 million people passing through every year. The station is built in Beaux-Arts style and is reflective of Haussmannien architecture which took over Paris in the mid 1800s.



Milano Centrale, Milan

Italy’s second largest station, Milano Centrale is an impressive site built in Art Deco and Liberty style of architecture. The station was modelled after the Union Station in Washington, D.C., and is one of the most beautiful stations in Europe.



These beautiful railway stations in the world are microcosms, encapsulating a city, time and emotion for an eternity! It is time to see them as not just transit points, but as architectural gems that depict the story of a city’s transition.

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