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Address: Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 2 528 28 28
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description:

Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument to...

Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument to the railway age in 1905.

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The most beautiful (still in use) railway station in the world!

If you want to see how people used to travel about 100 years ago, if you want to see how travellers must have been impressed arriving in Antwerp, please go see the railway... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Antwerp, Belgium
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want to see how people used to travel about 100 years ago, if you want to see how travellers must have been impressed arriving in Antwerp, please go see the railway station. It was renovated a few years ago and underwent the necessary updates for a modern railway station, with tunnels underneath the station. But it kept its... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the nicest trainstations in the world.And as I wrote : it is more a cathedral then a station.

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A momumental building with 3 levels of trains. Build in the 19th century during the highlight of industrial Belgium with Antwerp as the most important harbor of the country.

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food & shopping ..Meir the shopping centre in antwerp is just close by walk able..You get trains/Buses to other European cities..Can get Monthly passes from Dlijn Winkel(Stores) here..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

WOW! I took the train from Paris to Antwerp and had no idea about what a gem the train station was. We walk out into the main entry-way and BAM! Different colors of marble, columns, fantastical columns a large, dominating clock...it was a masterpiece. You need to see it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing architecture that leaves one spellbound, the central station is a quick checkpoint one can admire and use to connect to various parts of Antwerp.

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Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is s true jewel of design, architecture, and history. It is something worth placing in your agenda when traveling to Antwerp. Not just a station! Stroll and admire its interior and amazing exterior

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Building was impressive and hit you as soon as you stepped out onto the street. Great history goes without saying. Most trams buses and trains went through here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful railwaystation ever visited!! Unique architecture and very good preserved and restored!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This train station should be declared or at least considered for world wonder. The most amazing train station I have ever seen in my life so far, very beautiful inside and outside, looks so amazing. Multiple levels of train stations and the level of management is just awesome. I have been to this station twice and every time this becomes... More 

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