World's 20 Most Beautiful Train Stations

November 4, 2015 at 10:00:00 AM EST | Post a Comment

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Train travel is not only fast and efficient, but also provides ample opportunity to admire some of the world's greatest architecture. Though now a less used means of transport, train travel was once at the forefront of innovation, revolutionizing travel and prompting monarchs, architects, and city planners to build magnificent train stations to impress passengers. From lavish Beaux-Arts stations to ultra-modern masterpieces, here are 20 beautiful railway stations around the world.

by Laura Itzkowitz

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sinkyparis on November 7, 2015 at 2:47:01 PM EST

A great choice, but I'm really surprised you rated the Gare de Lyon in Paris over the Gare de l'Est, which is possibly the most beautiful station in France. And including Lille is stare in the extreme. I would have put Washington DC ahead od Grand Union New York, but they are both beautiful stations.

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