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Gare de Metz-Ville

Metz, France
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Ranked #7 of 26 attractions in Metz
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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Very nice building. Outside and inside. Worth taking the time by a nice day to go and discover the various sculpture

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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67 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

More like a gothic castle than a station, this is one impressive building, all medieval knights and dragons. Worth seeing in the daytime and also when lit up at night. The restaurant Le Grand Comptoir is in part of the station building and is well worth a visit. There is also a very beautiful bookshop at the rear of the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I had to catch a connecting train for Paris. It was my first station and city in France. I found people and information helpful. Unlike the perception, everybody spoke in English to me.

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Brit in France
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134 reviews 134 reviews
26 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I loved the mix of massiveness and the Arabic touches of the arches, the information office has to be one of most exclusive offices in the world!

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Skanderborg, Denmark
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

An imposing structure built during the German occupation 1870-1918 with Teutonic solidity but also a very charming bookstore

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Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This is a beautiful neoclassicistic building that was designed by German architects after the Francoprussian war according to a well informed taxi driver. The station features an impressive water tower (probably built to refill the steam locomotives). I personally enjoyed the well stocked bookshop there to buy lots of French books.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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84 reviews 84 reviews
61 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

And is on the way to the Pompidou! Very interesting and lovely architecture inside. Cool on a hot day!

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Landstuhl, Germany
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152 reviews 152 reviews
55 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

1. No luggage storage at the train station 2. I'd take the train to Metz just to see this station. Not sure it is worth it to drive or walk to, but if you are coming here via train, take a moment to stop and enjoy the architecture. 3. credit goes to Metz guide book: The station building is architecturally... More

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238 reviews 238 reviews
91 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

On the edge of the German quarter of Metz, the appearance was unfortunately spoilt by on going renovation works on the forecourt, but it should look good when finished. A very large practical solid building but never the less impressive. Inside it has been modernised and does not have the cathedral type magic of say ' Antwerp Station ' but... More

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Lincoln, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

So much wonderful detail in this building, apart from it's magnificent overall appearance. The carved capitals alone (one attached) are worth a long wander, pretending you're in a top museum. A great monument to a tricky period

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