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Address: Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
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+32 2 528 28 28
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument to...

Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument to the railway age in 1905.

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Top 5 Rail Stations in the World

The redevelopment and rebuilding of this classic rail station is nothing short of stupendous. The combination of old and new is so incredibly cool that even the occasional late... read more

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The redevelopment and rebuilding of this classic rail station is nothing short of stupendous. The combination of old and new is so incredibly cool that even the occasional late passengers cant help but stare up at the old clock in utter wonder

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice central station with great architecture! Literally very central in the city as well, so perfect to travel for a citytrip

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the prettiest train stations I have ever seen... Great and big station. Beautiful and huge!!! People are nice also ;)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If your so close and don't visit you will wish you would have because it is a gem of a statiuon. Lots of little things to marvel at but the grand staircase is what brings you here. One of the treasures that almost bankrupt Belgium. Sounds very french let them eat pomme frites.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take a quick look while getting a Starbucks coffee at the same time. Very good looking building and the square behind it is also worth checking out

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Gilbert
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was great to come back to Antwerp via their magnificent restored train station. It is incredible how they added new tracks deep underground to accommodate the Thalys, which can enter Antwerpen Centraal from 2 stories down & continue on to Paris or Amsterdam. Very clean.

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Humble, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I LOVE the way this station blends the old architecture with brand new additions. I feel they have not lost any of the old style in the renovations. I especially love the huge clock at the arrival end of the station. Great food, an easy walk to all of Antwerp.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This station is nr.1 off the world,it's amazing how they put the old and the new part of the station together to a very beautiful place.Take you time to walk all around the station

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was in Antwerp to mainly look at the Jewish area but ended up falling in love with this station. I basically stayed in the station for 2 hours taking pictures!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in 1905 with the money from the brutal exploitation of the Belgian Congo station of Antwerp is one of the main attractions of the city. The station architect was Louis Delacenserie, the author of the Provinciaal Hof, Town hall and Belfry in Bruges. In 2009, the station Antwerp took the 4th place in the ranking of the most beautiful... More 

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