8 Train Stations You’ll Want to Live in… Forever

#1 Antwerp Centraal Station, Belgium

This might be classier than being in a Mercedes.
This might be classier than being in a Mercedes.

Fun fact: Built by a king (Leopold II) this subway station contains more than 20 types of marble and stone.

#2 Komsomolskaya Station, Moscow

Who has chandeliers in their train stations??
Who has chandeliers in their train stations?? Only the Russians.

Fun fact: All throughout the station, the Komsomolskaya Station is adorned with mosaics that depict the pivotal moments in Russian history.

#3 Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Shanghai

Like an acid trip, but better. .... so we've heard.
Like an acid trip, but better. …. so we’ve heard.

Fun fact: Okay we cheat, this is not your regular subway system but actually a tourist attraction. The whole ride takes about 4 minutes across the river and is filled with super high tech laser beams.

#4 Lybidska Station, Kiev

Every city should install art pieces in their subways. New York, are you taking note?
Every city should install art pieces in their subways. New York, are you taking note?

Fun fact: Kiev is known for their gorgeous metros. Most of them even double up as tourist attractions, like the Palats Ukrayina Station and the Zoloti Vorota Station.

#5 Formosa Boulevard Station, Taiwan

This. is how you do stained glass.
This. is how you do stained glass. Although we’re none too sure about the safety of this.

Fun fact: It’s the largest piece of glass work in the world.

#6 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai

This looks like more of a cathedral, but we're not complaining.
This looks like more of a gothic cathedral, but we’re not complaining.

Fun fact: Built by the British, you should watch out for the lion (representing Great Britain) and the tiger (representing India) on the top of the entrance gates.

#7 Olaias Station, Lisbon

Would this make Monday commutes easier to bear? Proobbbably.
Would this make Monday commutes easier to bear? Proobbbably.

Fun fact: This station, and others, were decorated in a move to make public transportation a more aesthetic experience. They did a fairly good job.

#8 Westfriedhof Station, Munich

None too bright, but who needs bright anyway?
Say what you want, but we think those lights are pretty damn cool.

Fun fact: Westfriedhof means Western cemetery. A little moribund for a train station, but at least they made it look nice.

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Which train station is your favourite, nomads?

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