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Address: Terez korut 55., Budapest 1062, Hungary
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Elegant railway station of the romantic era and possibly the most beautiful Macdonald

Nyugati railway station is one of three railway stations in Budapest, which will help travellers get around the country. The Nyugati, commonly called, is one of the oldest... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nyugati railway station is one of three railway stations in Budapest, which will help travellers get around the country. The Nyugati, commonly called, is one of the oldest terminals of Budapest. It stands alongside Grand Boulevard (Teréz körút). This impressive building, designed by the Gustave Eiffel Company, was opened in 1877. It was built 12 years before Eiffel Tower in... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As most railway stations, it can be a bit too busy and a bit dangerous. Be careful with your belongings (there might be pickpockets on the area). Also a good place to find some cheap food.

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

It really is an impressive building but it seen better days. Clearly government funds aren't forthcoming when it comes to re developing the site. Dont expect a friendly greeting from the grumpy ticket service operatives. My god they are miserable. They dont do eye contact either. Maybe thats their way or they just had a bad day

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Station is architecturally interesting but it very run down, dirty and in poor condition. Traveling by train and bus to the airport as we sadly later read on a Trip Advisor is for the adventurous and we can lay claim to now being that...this is the place to hang the expense if you're 50yr old travelers and just pay for... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Truly amazing station in terms of architecture. Surely worth a visit. Not too far from the city centre either. Cen get a bit noisy and crowded. On the side note: this station was designed by the company of famous Gustave Eiffel, but probably not by the man himself.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This train station in the heart of Budapest was actually designed by the famous architect, Eiffel... Yes, the same person who designed the Tower in Paris.... It is also sandwiched between one of the largest (if not THE largest) McDonalds in Budapest and Westend, one of the best Malls in Budapest....

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Roswell, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This station was designed by Eiffel (as in the Tower) and really is a wonderful design that still impresses. After the architecture, there is not really any reason to go any further. Plenty of color that you could do without. The scaffolding outside has been there for decades.... it really could use some attention. Such a gem.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

If u offer of taxi ride in Budapest for commuting , u r in for a ride. Reached Budapest central railway station from Vienna on 20th June. In came taxi offer at Rly stn to take to our hotel for 50 euros. We didn't accept moved out. There were few taxis lined up. Cab driver asked for 8000 HUF( approx... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The Parliament building was not far from this station so after we had completed our visit I could not resist going to see the trains as I like Continental locomotives. The station itself, designed by Rifle, was a throwback to the glorious age of steamand. The square and streets outside were very busy although inside the station it seemed much... More 

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Budapest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

This railway station was designed by Mr. Eiffel. Several movies were shot in here. You have to drop in the McDonald's nex door bacause that is also part of station. You will be amazed by the interior! A must to see! :-)

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