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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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WOW stunning station and kind staff!

An enjoyable expereince to visit this lovely station building. It does look like a grand palace and the marble pillars and floors are impressive. Also it is an efficient station... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

An enjoyable expereince to visit this lovely station building. It does look like a grand palace and the marble pillars and floors are impressive. Also it is an efficient station, with good advice offered when you ask for it.

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Winkfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Information easy to find, help desks very amenable and platforms clearly signed. An impressive building and ideal train station. Wide variety of shops and cafes.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really interesting train station. Great architecture, yet still fully functional. It may be only because this was near the end of a long day of touristing that it does not get a 5. Definitely worth seeing.

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Aylesbury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saw this place and thought it must be a palace....but no only a station! Worth a walk round to get a feel for the scale and grandeur.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Get to your train early so you can bask in the wonder of this fabulous structure. Outside and inside are both wonderful architecture. Be sure to see both side and front entrances.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the Grandest railway station i have ever seen, it should be in a James Bond movie. Stunning architecture with amazing details. Photographer's could spend an hour or two here am sure, many different levels to explore. Fantastic !!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Antwerp Centraal is a magnificent building from every aspect, both inside and out. Odds are, if you are visiting Antwerp you will arrive here. The station is clean, the TI is located in the lobby adjacent to the platforms. Tickets are sold near the entrance to the park. The park, perhaps 100 meters long, provides an open field of view... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Impressive building with lots of history. The old Hall at the North side is especially beautiful. Worth a visit, also to see rails on three different levels on top of each other. And also check the impressive miles-long stone bridge on which the trains leave the city.

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Thank DiBoS
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every time I come to this train station, I'm amazed by it's beauty and timelessness. Today, it's a great mixture of classic elegance and modern efficiency, so it has all the ingredients of the perfect train station.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have to say that out of all the central stations I've visited in Belgium/Netherlands/Germany, this is my favorite! In fact, it is so beautiful that I thought it was a church or some famous museum. Also, it's quite big so when you're ever lost, just look for this big, beautiful building! Whether you're taking the train from here, or... More 

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