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Address: Koningin Astridplein, 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
Phone Number: 02 528 28 28
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument...
Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument to the railway age in 1905.
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It is a old but beautiful place. The conservation is good and it is a secura place too. It is not in the central city but is not far from the centre.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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RIO DE JANEIRO
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

It is a old but beautiful place. The conservation is good and it is a secura place too. It is not in the central city but is not far from the centre.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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284 reviews 284 reviews
118 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It's cool and all but the must see in the city? Well, in my opinion it should be the square or the church but I guess people loved it or ranked it sine the made a stop there.

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Boulder, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

centrally located - right in the heart of town -- easy arrival and departure. direct service to Brussels international airport. helpful staff and service.

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Woodstock
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

well organized very Simple and easy station to get around . The architecture of the station is gorgeous.

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This station is so beautiful, inside and outside. So many details to see for this building. The most surprising thing is I encountered flash mod chorus on Saturday noon before my departure. Great performance and the audience enjoyed a lot!

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Paris
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1,360 reviews 1,360 reviews
1,046 attraction reviews
403 helpful votes 403 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The architect did a monumental renovation combining cultural heritage, modern technology, and meeting of social needs. The results is extraordinary. We flew in to Antwerp for a meeting and only visited the railway cathedral because we heard about its magnificence and architecture award. The passenger traffic is very important as well. This reminded me of the Milan central station, where... More 

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NSW
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

It's a very well organised place to get in and out. The problem was the payphones - none was available to use cash unless you buy a phone card somewhere.

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emajblack
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

As fans of trains and train stations this was a huge delight for us! While not as large as Grand Central it has amazing architecture and the floor plan is very efficient. It's worth spending a few minutes walking around even if you're not a train enthusiast.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is an amazing old building that has been restored very well. The architecture is amazing and it's still a working station.

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Chicagoland
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161 reviews 161 reviews
66 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

You cannot leave Antwerp without visiting the train station. One of most beautiful train stations in the world, according to our tour guide...and I believe it! Architecture has both old and new areas. Got to look up and around to appreciate its grandeur.

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