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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 2 528 28 28
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Reviewed 3 days ago

what they have done with the place is impressive: three stories of trains, dropping 50m/150ft down, yet preserving the old shell and athmosphere. Well done Belgian Railways!

Thank Hagar08540
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a stunning and very impressive building with trains arriving and departing on several levels. The booking hall is a reminder of the wealth and aspiration of this city. Unmissable!

1  Thank boatmusdir
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived at centraal station and were awed by its beauty! Its a "must see" if you don't arrivei n Antwerp(en) by train!

Thank NormTraveller16
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's gorgeous and very well cared for. There is seating for weary travelers and tourists. I found a couple of flash mobs performances that took place there. Great setting for almost anything. The train station is very, very close to the zoo. There are lots...More

Thank lsmkw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As advised to visit the station even if you didn't took the train, you will not regret...this station is really majestous 😮

Thank Bruno G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grandiose old building with new and well-organised system right in the middle of the city and next to Diamond district. Well worth to visit.

Thank Bakosancsa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be one of the most visually interesting railway station. It has retained is stunning architectural features whilst serving as the main railway station of a major city. The railway tracks are on three levels, the travel information clear and there are a variety...More

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an unexpected surprise to arrive at such a clean and beautiful station and so easy to exit and find the platforms.

Thank Dianne D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not just a station this is a cathedral Since last year it is clean up There are several small shops and place where you can drink and eat something in front of the station you have the diamond center You also have inside...More

1  Thank Rita V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always enjoyed this station, such a great example of what was done when train travel was at it's peak and continental cities were known for the magnificence of their railway stations. The architecture and quality of construction are first class and it still...More

Thank SuandChris
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28 May 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
6 May 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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