The 10 Most Amazing Railway Stations in the World
Among them the ideal places to spend a day at the railway stations are not common. Noise and soon enough to escape the crowds as people.
However, some railway stations, which offer more than just chaos. The historical relics as well as architectural achievements. Here we look at 10 amazing railway station in the world.
The world's most amazing railway stations
10. Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, Malaysia
Designed by Arthur Benison Hubback, construction of the station finished in 1917. It was a meeting place of different architectural styles, Arabic, combining Indian and European schools. It is difficult to accept it to be a railway station as much like a castle. With the new opening of the Kuala Lumpur Central Station, the station is no longer a champion in terms of passengers but attract a lot of visitors for its beauty.
9. Kanazawa Station, Kanazawa
It was upgraded in 1898 with the station, Kanazawa station caught attention from architects around the world. Although the bill was not on the forehead instead upon the opening of the modern architecture of the old castle town, is one of the grandest stations in the Kanzawa station in Japan. Renovated in 2005, is especially known for the legs tsuzumi drums and massive dome resembling gigantic 'drum gate.
8. CFM Railway Station, Maputo
CFM in the capital of the African railway station, this station in Mozambique is heavily influenced by Portuguese architecture. Alfredo Augusto Lisboa de Lima of Mario Veiga, and was finished in 1916. It is designed by Ferreira da Costa station overlooks the famous street workers. CFM is a collection of steam locomotives in the station. It also serves as a place for occasional concerts and exhibitions.
7. Sirkeci Station, Istanbul
Designed by architect August Jasmund, this station was opened in 1890. Located near the Bosphorus Strait, the Turkish station is built in a mix of Art Nouveau and Oriental architecture. Stained glass windows and watch towers of a famous Orient Express Istanbul notable as the terminus for linking Paris to the station.
6. Gare du Nord, Paris
It goes without saying that as one of the most beautiful cities in the world is one of the most beautiful railway stations. GARE DU Nord, opened in 1864, is an outstanding achievement architecture. The neoclassical design is complemented by decorations that adorn. It includes 23 female statue in the facade represent the destinations served by the railway line.
5. Antwerp Central, Antwerp
One of the most beautiful railway station in the world, a mixture of architectural styles from Antwerp was opened in 1905. Central, is mainly designed by Louis Delacenserie. Waiting hall is massive dome Delacenserie the child's mind, trainshed was designed by Clement van Bogaert and glass bridge was designed by architect Jan Van Asperen station. Belgium This structure has been chosen as the most beautiful railway station in the survey.
4. Atocha Station, Madrid
Opened in 1851, is named after a nearby church dedicated to Our Lady of the station Atocha. Alberto de Palacio Elissagne It was designed by Gustave Eiffel. The Atocha station is built around unique about a small forest, resembling large garden. The Spanish architect Rafael Moneo and houses rare plants and animal species were designed by the hundreds. 2004 is also a memorial to the victims of the Madrid bombings.
3. St. Pancras International, London
As is known, railway cathedral, landscape since it was opened in 1868. St Pancras International has undergone renovation several times but has retained its old charm. Is famous for its Victorian architecture, it is decorated with art. Shade arched train station, making it the biggest single-span structure. Its facade is occupied by the Renaissance Hotel. The station also houses numerous shops and restaurants.
2. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai
UNESCO only stations that have been included in the list of World Heritage Sites, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is an architectural triumph. Designed by Frederick William Stevens, a blend of Mughal and traditional Victorian Gothic architecture, it was called before it was opened in 1888. Victoria Terminus. The station, named after the Maratha king Shivaji, daily used by about three million passengers in one of the busiest in India.
1. Grand Central Terminal, New York
Red and developed stem and construction companies of Warren and Wetmore, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the railway station in New York. Grand Central Terminal, which make it one of the top ten tourist destinations, draws over 20 million visitors a year. It is the largest railway station in the world, with 44 platforms and 67 tracks. The current building was completed in the design, a time in 1913. Beau Arts style, which is used for art galleries and a museum housing. Railway station regularly finds a place in the lists. It has been featured in several films, including The Godfather and men in black.