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Rail Station Sao Bento

Address: Praca Almeida Garrett, Porto 4000-069, Portugal
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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Nice for a short stop visiting the city centre. The main hall is totally covered of beautiful azulejos. You can stop there going to visit the cathedral which is 200 meters far.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Simply beautiful and it is totally worth spending some time here! The building itself is gorgeous and the the artwork inside is absolutely incredible. Made us feel like we were visiting an art museum and it was hard to believe this was a functioning train station.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Sao Bento train station is a small terminal that serves the city of Porto. There are only four or six rail lines that quickly disappear into the hillside 200 meters away from the terminal; however, the inside of the terminal is the most beautiful train stations in all of Europe. Richly decorated in tile, the history of Portugal is... More 

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great historical paintings made of white and blue tiles - azulejos. Interesting and enjoyable to see, but not a place to spend hours at.

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Jurmala, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Very prety station with huge panels with hand painted tiles. Romantic and charming atmosphere. Even possible to take a hystorical train, traveling thru Douro.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Since i was a little girl, i used to remember very clearly that lovely train station, its without any doubt a piece of art. U do need to stop by to appreciate the tiles on the walls.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The place where the plunge into history. Be sure to visit. Pay a little more attention to the walls and you may be able to find the error. It draws.

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Very beautiful!Different from any other station... considered one of the most beautiful in the world!The tile panels are really worth the visit.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The Sao Bento train station is a functioning train station -- some of the interregional and regional trains stop in and leave from this station (and like many train stations, has the faint stench of garbage, alcohol, and urine in the air). But more importantly, it's famous for the tiled murals that fill the entrance hall - scenes of days... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Passing by and trying to avoid the Hobo's we popped through the main hall and was blown away by the splendour. Incredible decor

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