The 17 Most Beautiful Metro Stations in the World - BlazePress

The 17 Most Beautiful Metro Stations in the World

Some of these stations are incredible.
Author:
Publish date:

If you were asked to name a place of architectural significance or interest it's highly unlikely that any of these 17 metro stations would spring to mind, but after seeing just how amazing they can be that will quickly change. They may be a means of travelling on a day to day basis for commuters, but take a step back for a minute to appreciate just how beautiful they are and you'll be left in awe.

1. Inside the Formosa Boulevard Station of Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Shutterstock/Lau Chun Kit

Shutterstock/Lau Chun Kit

2. The Toledo station in Naples, Italy, is illuminated with hundreds of light panels.

Shutterstock/luckyraccoon

Shutterstock/luckyraccoon

3. New York City’s Grand Central Terminal.

Flickr/Christian Ronnel

Flickr/Christian Ronnel

4. The Komsomolskaya station in Moscow, Russia, designed by Dmitry Chechulin.

Shutterstock/Popova Valeriya

Shutterstock/Popova Valeriya

5. The Arts Et Métiers Station in Paris, France.

Shutterstock/Christian Mueller

Shutterstock/Christian Mueller

6. The Khalid Bin Al Waleed Station, Dubai, features giant glowing domes designed to look like jellyfish.

Shutterstock/Philip Lange

Shutterstock/Philip Lange

7. The Wesfriedhof Station in Munich, Germany, designed by Ingo Mauer. 

Flickr/Tim Adams

Flickr/Tim Adams

8. The Atocha Train Station in Madrid, Spain.

Shutterstock/dejan83

Shutterstock/dejan83

9. More than 90 of the subway stations in Stockholm have been decorated. The Stadion station in Stockholm, decorated by artists Enno Hallek and Ake Pallarp.

Flickr/imagea.org

Flickr/imagea.org

10. Kungsträdgården metro station, Stockholm, Sweden.

Shutterstock/Eastfjord Productions

Shutterstock/Eastfjord Productions

11. T-Centralen station, Stockholm, Sweden. 

 

Flickr/imagea.org

Flickr/imagea.org

12. The Avtovo metro station in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Shutterstock/Anton Kudelin

Shutterstock/Anton Kudelin

13. The Park Pobedy Station in Moscow, Russia.

Shutterstock/Maxim Apryatin

Shutterstock/Maxim Apryatin

14. The Zoloti Vorota in Kiev, Ukraine. 

Flickr/Michał Huniewicz

Flickr/Michał Huniewicz

15. The Bund Sightseeing Tunnel in Shanghai, China.

Shutterstock/robert paul van beets

Shutterstock/robert paul van beets

16. The entrance to the Palais Royal at the Musee du Louvre in Paris, France.

17. The Mayakovskaya metro station in Moscow, Russia.

Shutterstock/Leonid Andronov

Shutterstock/Leonid Andronov

h/t businessinsider