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Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument to the railway age in 1905.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 2 528 28 28
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Reviewed yesterday

This one time I should give 6 stars. This magnificent 19th century railway station is nicknamed "the cathedral" for good reason. Beyond its grand hall it has a tall cast iron roof over the tracks; and now has a 21st century addition, a high speed...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Booffamily
Reviewed yesterday

This is a magnificent building with platforms on three levels. It is quite confusing as the exit signs are not clear and it is easy to come out of the wrong exit and find yourself lost. Also I met the most unhelpful staff member who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maggie2791
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the most beautiful stations I have seen! Great building and very positive deko. Surprisingly clean as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Kasia C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This station is a marvelous example of blending the cathedral style train station architecture with modern functionality. It still has the original structure. To generate space for tracks, the station extends over three levels with few tracks per level. Being inside gives you a cathedral...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank tmk010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, a true work of art. Ww2 couldn't stop this country from being beautiful. Belgium is good beer and food rolled into o e

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Traveller9191
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With an Amazing architecture, the Central Station is situated very close to Mein Street. It’s a pleasure to pay a short visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andreea_03_07as
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reportedly one of the most beautiful stations in the world. And it is beautiful. Behind the historical exterior it's also a modern multi-level station with twin level escalators (slope-flat-slope). There are plenty of easy to use multi-lingual ticket machines but if you're crossing the Belgian...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful train station. Plenty of amenities to pass the time if you are waiting on a train.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JesseM921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pretty easy train station. Came from Brussels with no hassle kids in toe. Took an inward return trip to Rotterdam. All nice and easy and on time. Prices are good too

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank dadgoestowork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its not only a train station, its also a mall and an arquitecture marvel from modern days. Imagine a great victorian era large central train station coming out from a steampunk novel; well, thats actually Antwerp central station! Really worth visiting it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jasmin S
31 March 2018|
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Response from rbreslawski | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you head up De Keyserlei from the front of the train station there is a cafe on the right hand side. Also at the very far end of the train station just outside to the left there is a quaint place right next to the... More
4 January 2018|
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Response from NickyR578 | Reviewed this property |
All trains leaving at brussels airport going south stop at brussels midi. Brussels airport station is outside brussels. In brussels city you have three major trainstations In the north: brussels noord/nord In the... More
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Response from ArthurR1955 | Reviewed this property |
Avis and Europcar stations are a ( min walk from the station. Eurocar also has a station in the Central Station. In the next é years it will be very difficult to get there as te main central road will be interrupted. However... More