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Central Station

Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 2 528 28 28
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Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument to the railway age in 1905.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 2 528 28 28
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Central Station Antwerp is a wonderful piece of architecture. It set over 4 levels and is a combination of old and modern architectural styles . The train station was constructed between 1895 - 1905 with it's magnificent stone clad terminus and amazing huge dome above...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Central Station it is a fabulous building and well worth seeing also the architecture is amazing. Beside the station is the city zoo which is a great place to visit and definitely a must see!

Thank marg_mcdonnell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you give yourself an extra 20 minutes when catching a train here, there’s a very complex platform system with takes a while to find. Also it’s freezing in the winter!

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really beautiful station with amazing architecture. Also some nice shops including an interesting coffee shop where you can play board games and have coffee.

Thank dRevIL2109
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the trip, in combination with the Rubens House and the Plantin Moretus printing museum, at the location of the world’s largest distributor of printed information in those days. To be compared with Google’s data centres today in terms of impact on making information and...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A mesmorizing builing which also known by the name of Railway Cathedral . Perfect place to get an insight of Eclecticism style of architecture .

Thank Shray S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s incredible but this fantastic station was build in the middle of fields, outside the city, over a century ago. The cathedral-like hall and the football-field-size cap over the tracks has been modernised into a unique three-level train hub. It’s a good reason to try...More

Thank broekie53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the nicest train stations in the world. Maybe not as grand as Grand Central Station in New York but still a wow!

Thank judeba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived from Paris late evening and it was the worst signage i have ever seen. Not even an Exit/Sortie. It was also eerily quiet and no station staff to be seen anywhere. Eventually after taking escalators up 3 levels and following googlemaps i headed in...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Central Station is in the heart of Antwerp. We came from Brussels Airport to Antwerp and arrived at this station. It's beautiful and huge. It has this wonderful old world charm. Lots of things to do around the Central Station. A must visit.

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3 January 2018|
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Response from Nicky R | 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