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Address: Nguyen Trai Street, Ward 9 Dalat city, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam
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In its heyday, Dalat Station boasted three arrivals and departures daily....

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.

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If you want to visit the old railway station I think 10 minutes are enough. It's not so interesting there. It's not a 'must have' when you're in Dalat.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to visit the old railway station I think 10 minutes are enough. It's not so interesting there. It's not a 'must have' when you're in Dalat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice old railroad station, they are transforming a train into a restaurant or bar. It seems nice. Old locomotiva there very beautiful. A mistura see

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Thank Francisco T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Da Lat station must have been quite something in its day and it was interesting to see that much of it has survived. In the UK it would have been 'modernised' long before it was taken out of service. Pity that the stained glass is now glass painted with coloured paint (panted badly -lots of drips!) We also took the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Only visited the station. Didnt even know a train ride is available. Oh well, maybe next time. The decommissioned locomotive and carriages are now coffee shops. Kinda sad if you ask me. Could have been a really useful engine (in a thomas and friends tone). The passenger hall can easily be used as a movie set. Great architecture but the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Apart from the wait - as the train goes out only every few hours - and having to watch a ridiculous number of tourists take selfies and not actually take the train trip - the station is a classic 1920's piece of architecture - pity that the railway track were destroyed during the Vietnam war - but it has preserved... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An interesting old station with lots of French character even an old (stationary)steam train and carriage(cafe) to admire. Warning there is a timetable but if not enough passengers to fill it then it does not run! When it does get going not a comfortable ride,stops 45 mins before returning time for a quick visit to a couple of temples.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is quiet. We had some good photos in there. You can take a train if you have a ticket. We had tickets but we had no idea where we were going. We stopped suddenly and they said we have 50 mins but around was not interesting

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lured by advertising of the opportunity to go on a steam driven rail but were disappointed to find it was a diesel engine driven. Scenary on the way was not that great either though the pagoda we visited (it is part of the rail trip )before return journey was nice. Not worth visiting unless you have time to... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This railway station has plenty of historical charm. And it is still operating. There are a few scheduled departure from this railway station. It is worth to visit if you have a little spare time. Taxi fare to the station is inexpensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice historic building. No trains leaving or coming to this station so tracks slowly disappear in the wild grass. Worth 15 minutes of looking and walking around.

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