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St. Louis Union Station

Address: 1820 Market Street, Saint Louis, MO 63188 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 314-421-6655
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Ranked #101 of 131 Attractions in Saint Louis
Type: Historic Sites, Malls, Specialty Shops, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: Built in 1894, this massive Romanesque-style building was one of the largest train terminals in the...
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Type: Historic Sites, Malls, Specialty Shops, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: Built in 1894, this massive Romanesque-style building was one of the largest train terminals in the world.

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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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141 reviews 141 reviews
17 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Be sure to visit the lobby of Union Station at Christmas, especially in the evening! A stunning light show and all the Christmas decor' will really put you in the holiday mood. Tip: alcohol is pretty pricy at the bar, but you don't have to imbibe to be able to watch the show.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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117 reviews 117 reviews
49 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This St. Louis treasure is tops A beauty .. You have to walk it... eat in it .... Visit , explore , experience .... One super stop before taking in the St louis clubs and other eateries too for a weekend of fun

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Atlanta, GA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
17 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The architecture of the building - both inside and out is beautiful. It is amazing how much detail people put into a train station over a hundred years ago. Unfortunately, it reminds me of Underground Atlanta. There isn't much to see other than the building itself. Most of the stores are closed. It is also a hassle to go from... More 

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Florida
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257 reviews 257 reviews
48 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is one of the grand old dames that needs to be cherished!!! There is a really nice arrangement of historical displays and plaques that tells one a lot about St. Louis...and it is FREE!! So not only can you see a beautiful building but learn about the city at the same time for a very very reasonable price. It... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Sadly this historic and wonderful building that should be a center piece in St.Louis City suffers from a lack of security and safety and because of this has lost most of it's business. There are still a few places worth visiting like Hard Rock and Landrys. It has been invaded by pan handlers and those who are not there as... More 

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Brandon, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The amazing revitalization of this structure is something to be truly appreciated. From a train station that has seen so much history to a hotel that is first class all the way! rooms were very good. Swimming pool located under the glass dome as amazing. Attended a conference during our stay there, you could not ask for a better facility... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The museum is very nice and it is a fun place to just do people watching after you look around the mall and they have good restaurants especially outside

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Three of us met for a drink and conversation and a "walkabout". We chose a table in the arched ceiling central area so we could enjoy the Light Show. We had a delightful waitress and saw TWO light shows. It was Friday night so many of the shops wer closed, but people watching and window looking was great. The light... More 

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Fredericktown, Missouri
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Took the opportunity to visit while waiting for our son's train to arrive on a Friday night. Parking is available and a shocking $15 on event days (hockey game at the stadium down the block) ... but the prices charged on non-event days ($7) is still exorbitant when there are not many open shops (mostly Cardinal fan memorabilia ... maybe... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I wanted to go inside and see the old train station and the light show. You can not go in unless you are a guest of the hotel. The only thing you can do is walk around to the side and visit the mall. It has a small museum and very few shops and eating venues.

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