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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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Beautiful building

This train station is one of the most stunning stations I've ever seen. If you have time, walk outside to look at the gated wall.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This train station is one of the most stunning stations I've ever seen. If you have time, walk outside to look at the gated wall.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

... an artwork giving access to train traveling. Impressive cathedral like monument, well organized, clean, safe,

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The most beautiful train station in Belgium. Next to it is placed the zoo and walking straight from the main the door of the station you will find the shopping street (Meir) and walking further the river Schelde.

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Wishaw, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It's a wonderful looking building with many different levels, we went to Bruges one day and had no problem finding the platform as it's very well signposted.

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new york
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous train station. Rivals Grand Central in New York and any other train station I have seen. Figure out a way to go in and out of Antwerp by train or just go visit.

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I took it to Bruges for a day trip and didn't realize how fancy it would look on the inside. It was easy to walk to as all of Antwerp is rather small. It was a bit confusing trying to get tickets but once I got it sorted out, I enjoyed the ambiance that the station had to offer. On... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I visited Central Station over 15 years ago, and I marvel at this structure like it was my first visit. I love Antwerp, and I love Central Station! Slow your eyes, and take it all in!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a wonderful building and really does give Grand Central in NY a run for its money. If not travelling by train it is certainly worth a visit, is next to the zoo and is surrounded by a nice square

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Stunning building! Not to mention smart collection of trains (local, regional, international and high-speed), trams and bus connections all stacked and well marked. Recommend a visit to just see the building!

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Amazing blend of new and old........ the old world charm and the convenience of the new spacious easy to access station platforms makes it one of the best stations i have been to.......

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Address: Koningin Astridplein, 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
Phone Number: 02 528 28 28
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp

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