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Dalat Railway Station

Nguyen Trai Street, Ward 9 Dalat city, Dalat 61000, Vietnam
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Ranked #11 of 24 Attractions in Dalat
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: In its heyday, Dalat Station boasted three arrivals and departures daily. The French built the railway station itself, while the zigzagging tracks... more » Owner description: In its heyday, Dalat Station boasted three arrivals and departures daily. The French built the railway station itself, while the zigzagging tracks were planned and implemented by the Swedish, experts in tricky terrain. « less
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Plano, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

While not an absolute must in Da Lat, the Railway Station is good for a quick trip if you are staying in the city center. Admission is free if you just wish to peruse the site, or you can pay a fee to take a trip to the next town over. If you are lucky (or check the schedule beforehand),... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
61 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was included in our elephant tour. The station is old and ornate which was in itself interesting. The station also houses proper old style stream trains which you can climb onto and have pictures taken. This was pretty awesome, as you normally cant touch things like this, so that was a bonus. The train ride was nice very enjoyable.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A great old french architecture of this building worth a look at but only for a few minutes not much else to see.

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It was nice to see the French architecture of this old train station. Only stop here if you're nearby, as there is not all that much to see (it'll only be a 10-15 minute stop).

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Cape May, New Jersey
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61 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Spent about a 1/2 hour here. The art deco architecture is very lovely. Our group was the only visitors there. A true gem of French influenced design. An historic landmark not to be missed.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This small former train station is a bit neglected. Although it still serves a train connection to a nearby village, nothing really happens at the station. But it gives a nice impression of the French colonial era.

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Bologna, Italy
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11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Picturesque and worth a pop in for a little walk around if you are in the area. I think we were there about 15 min. It was actually more interesting to see the newlywed couples having their professional photos taken. There were three separate sets when we stopped by!

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Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I enjoyed this place because I love the art deco era. I would like to see it a little better maintained, but the furniture and decoration is really special. Well worth a visit I have to say that in general I really enjoy Dalat because I found that people do not hassle you for business here.

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Leeds
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The history of the station is very interesting-even if you are not a train fan-and the building is atmospheric. The old steam train is beautiful and has been converted in to a pleasant cafe. The train journey through the surrounding countryside to a small town is enjoyable and on arrival you can visit an amazing buddhist temple-turn right out of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I was never into Thomas the Tank Engine when I was young, nor did I have a model railway in my teens. Been on few train journeys in my life too but was surprisingly fascinated by the old dalat station and it's offerings. The impressive waiting area is trapped in the past and it's easy to imagine the happenings over... More

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