Grand Central is definitely one of the most beautiful train stations in the world – and in my opinion the most beautiful. When I first visited the Grand Hall some years ago I was mesmerized by its size, light, ceiling and the hunderds of people rushing from A to B. Whenever I’m in NYC I… Read More NYC. Grand Central Station – one of the most beautiful train stations in the world.
Union Station is by far one of the most beautiful train stations I’ve ever been to. From the outside it looks more like a church, surrounded by tall palm trees, but the true beauty is inside: the old waiting room with chandeliers, terracotta tiles and marble, leather seats and high windows. Union Station opened in… Read More Los Angeles. Union Station.
When reading lists about the world’s most beautiful train stations, Sao Bento in Porto almost always makes the cut. While it’s not too spectacular from the outside, the entrance hall with its blue and white tiles are what makes this station so beautiful and unique.
madrid’s memorial for the victims of the 11 march 2004 bombings at atocha train station. “…The complete monument consists of two parts, the glass cylinder and an underground presentation room. Both parts are linked together by a round window. This is designed to create the impression that the memorial, as a “shimmer of hope”, rises… Read More madrid. memorial. atocha.
The former main building of madrid’s central train station “atocha” is tranformed into the waiting hall. the new part of “estación de madrid atocha”-where the trains depart- is not really worth seeing. unless you wanna take a train somewhere. the you should go there. otherwise just stay in the waiting hall. it’s a perfect place… Read More atocha.