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Central Station

Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 2 528 28 28
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Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument to the railway age in 1905.
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Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 2 528 28 28
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This station is such an amazing building. Architecture is lovely. Great for photography. Several floors and well designed and thought out.

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a transfer here on my way to Brugge, and was surprised by the grandeur of this very busy train station. Staff were helpful with platform directions, it was very clean and a credit to Antwerp

Thank codym481
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well signed and plenty of lifts and escalators. There are amenities but these are limited. There is a decent cafe attached to the station but there are plenty within a few minutes walking distance. It is a half hours walk to the old town.

Thank Allan123
Reviewed 5 days ago

the hotel we stayed in Antwerp was right across the street from the central station. one very cold morning we entered the stations and had a wonderful

Thank Odia A
Reviewed 6 days ago

On your way to Antwerp by train, plan to spend some time at the Central Station, it is a very beautiful building that is a tourist place itself.

Thank Wilson F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great piece of monumental architecture! Well worth a visit if you appreciate architecture from a bygone era of travel. The station itself has also been modernised and so It's also the first station that I have ever seen where the tracks come in...More

Thank unhappy0ne
Reviewed 1 week ago

this trainstation is overwhelmingly beautiful, the renovation took years but is a masterpiece of architectural intelligence and respect for the original building. it is huge, located in the very heart of the city and next to the Zoo. A visit to this station makes you...More

Thank Arielle P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped our trip especially to take in this train station. One particular part reminds you of the interior of some of the museums of Paris, with the clock, sculpture, and roofline. If you have to be in a rail station this is also a...More

Thank Callbob1
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an arrival: Climbing out of a train from Brussels, struck by the Antwerp Central Station in all its glory, I couldn't help but imagine that this was the train station J.K. Rowling thought about when she wrote the Harry Potter books. (No, there is...More

Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture. A nice intro/welcome to Antwerp. We travelled by train from Rotterdam to Antwerp and to have arrived via central station and seeing the beautiful structure was so great. It helps that the tourist information desk clerks are so helpful too!

Thank Boikhutso
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May 28, 2017|
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Response from ArthurR1955 | Reviewed this property |
Avis and Europcar stations are a ( min walk from the station. Eurocar also has a station in the Central Station. In the next é years it will be very difficult to get there as te main central road will be interrupted. However... More
Debra V
May 6, 2017|
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Response from zafiriszafiropoulos | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can storage your luggage. Prices begin from 4.50 euros for 24 hours and rising, depends on the size of your luggage. And as mentioned above, you can easily spot the place in Antwerp station..
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