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Address: Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 2 528 28 28
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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Nice old buinding with train and metro central station inside. It is situated near diamosd district and Meir. You have to go there.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Anwerp central station is connected to all major European, so it is good starting point for your Antwerp tour. It is next to a wonderful old zoo. Close to this station is Antwerp's famed Diamond District.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice old buinding with train and metro central station inside. It is situated near diamosd district and Meir. You have to go there.

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Thank ajkajic
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful stations in the world (every year in the top 10). It's huge hall and eclectic architecture are something you don't see in every train station. The rails go 3 levels underneath each other. I wouldn't go to Antwerp just to see the station, but if you're nearby and you have never seen it,... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want to see how people used to travel about 100 years ago, if you want to see how travellers must have been impressed arriving in Antwerp, please go see the railway station. It was renovated a few years ago and underwent the necessary updates for a modern railway station, with tunnels underneath the station. But it kept its... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the nicest trainstations in the world.And as I wrote : it is more a cathedral then a station.

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A momumental building with 3 levels of trains. Build in the 19th century during the highlight of industrial Belgium with Antwerp as the most important harbor of the country.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food & shopping ..Meir the shopping centre in antwerp is just close by walk able..You get trains/Buses to other European cities..Can get Monthly passes from Dlijn Winkel(Stores) here..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! I took the train from Paris to Antwerp and had no idea about what a gem the train station was. We walk out into the main entry-way and BAM! Different colors of marble, columns, fantastical columns a large, dominating clock...it was a masterpiece. You need to see it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing architecture that leaves one spellbound, the central station is a quick checkpoint one can admire and use to connect to various parts of Antwerp.

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Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is s true jewel of design, architecture, and history. It is something worth placing in your agenda when traveling to Antwerp. Not just a station! Stroll and admire its interior and amazing exterior

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