If you only look at the picture, wouldnt you think of such a beautiful building but a train station? The Antwerp Central Railway Station in Belgium, built between 1895 and 1905, was built by the Belgian King Leopold II. The magnificent neo-Baroque architecture is decorated with more than 20 kinds of marble and stone. And magnificent. When it was completed, it was criticized for its luxury, but time has confirmed the vision of the builders. Today, this station has become one of the symbols of Antwerp and has been rated as the most beautiful railway station in the world.
In addition to Mel Street, Antwerp has a beauty that is breathtaking, that is the central railway station in Antwerp. Because the Raddison Blu hotel we stayed in was opposite the train station, I carefully enjoyed the building from the inside out, 360 degrees from morning to night. This road passes through a lot of stations, which can give people a shocking beauty, but here. "The most beautiful railway station in Europe" is well-deserved.
The outstanding Central Station is Antwerp's most famous landmark,
It was designed by Louis in the early 20th century and has a typical late 19th century style,
has been designated as an important cultural property of Belgium, known as " The most beautiful railway station in Europe."
The design concept of the station is a harmonious mixed style,
from the waiting hall with huge dome to the glass-covered train station,
you can appreciate this, riding here, as if Walking in the maze of the castle
it and the railway station adjacent to it bear a lot of work on the Eurostar and high-speed trains,
and there are direct trains between London and many European cities.
Passengers can book tickets from the official website of the Belgian Railways in advance,
can also purchase tickets directly at the ticketing window of the train station.
Antwerp Central Station to and from Brussels for 5.6 euros for 35 minutes;
to and from Ghent for 7.2 euros for 45 minutes;
to and for Bruges for 11.4 euros for 70 minutes.
Visitors can take a direct high-speed train to Antwerp from Paris, France, Amsterdam, etc.
The train will stop at Antwerp Central Station.
In addition, Antwerp is still north to Essen and the Netherlands, the winter solstice of Turnhout,
southern to Brussels, northwest to Ghent and Ostend.
Antwerp Central Station is only about 1.5 km from the old city centre.
It is worth mentioning that the hotels right side is Chinatown
and the lanterns are currently being carried out on the side of the train station.