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King's Cross Station

London, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
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Ranked #244 of 1,041 attractions in London
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Public Transportation Systems
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Yes, the platform 9 and 3/4 is there! It's a nice photo shot if you have kids. The station looks very nice after the refurbishment for the Olympics

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

The train station is brilliant, it is huge and has around 11 platforms. Also has the 9 & 3/4 platform for harry potter fans. Plenty of cafe's upstairs and down to get refreshments whilst waiting for your trains.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We came to find the 'platform' with young children and we're pleased to find a 'photo opportunity' area with the attraction as on the photographs shown here. They will dress you in a scarf And take your photo but also allow you to take all the photos yourself as well free of charge - staff very friendly. Shop over priced... More

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Swindon, United Kingdomf
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Even the Muggle police know where it is ( under the footbridge on the main concourse ) . It is just a photo opportunity but it's well done. There's an assistant with a number of house scarves who will hold the scarf end to create the correct look. Photos can be taken either on your own equipment (free) or by... More

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Marl, Germany
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18 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Went here for the harry potter experience. longest line in the city, and very touristy. The station was great to explore and had a wonderful book shop right next to the long harry potter line. The station next door was also neat to see.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I haven't seen how the old kings cross used to look but the design of the station is so cool but the real reason I went was because of Platform 9 & 3/4, the harry potter reference to this station. I was worried about how I was to get to the platform without a ticket but never fear, it's before... More

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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
53 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I love the new Concourse at King's Cross station, it's a remarkable change from before. It's bright, airy and modern, and has a wide selection of restaurants to cater for everyone's tastes. There's two huge banks of Train Departures, so plenty of room for everyone to stand and wait for their platform announcement, However, the audio announcements need to be... More

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

When you go in, look up. I personally am fascinated by the design of the roof - the grid of thick tubes holding up the roofs is amazing. There is a good selection of restaurants - from the healthy Pret to the more exotic Benitos Hat, and you can get Cornish Pasties in a small shop on the main floor.... More

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

the changes they have made here is amazing. from a place you hurried through to a place that is a joy to pass through

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We came here for the Harry Potter Platform 9 3/4 experience but we had a look round while we were there. The station has been renovated and looks lovely and we found it easy to navigate.

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