5 Incredible Train Stations that You’ll Have to See to Believe

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Train stations serve as the gateway to rail travel and as the welcome point to a new city. While some train stations are merely functional, others feature outstanding architecture that’s more suited for an art museum than a travel hub.

Here are five train stations from around the world that are a feast for the eyes.

São Bento railway station: Porto, Portugal

This station located in the heart of Porto is covered in beautiful azulejo tile work depicting scenes of the city’s history.

Grand Central Terminal: New York City, USA

Perhaps the world’s most recognizable rail station, visitors can’t help but marvel at the terminal’s grandeur.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus: Mumbai, India

This massive station is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its Gothic Revival architecture which blended elements of traditional Indian architecture, and it’s easy to see why.

Liège-Guillemins railway station: Liège, Belgium

This Belgian station, designed by world-famous Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, is the newest on the list and stands out due to its sleek and modern design.

Kanazawa Station: Kanazawa, Japan

Visitors to this station are met upon arrival with the “Tsunami Gate,” the entrance to this hip and edgy train station that connects Kanazawa with the rest of Honshu Island.