Imagine a train station, including a turtle inhabitant, a huge clock on its roof… Here are the magnificent train stations that host thousands of people every day, and the closest witnesses to farewell and meeting moments…
Yaroslavsky Station Moscow / Russia
One of the nine main train stations in Moscow is Yaroslavsky. First opened in 1862, the station is famous for its roof decorations and the artist who plays the piano inside the station.
Grand Central Terminal, New York / USA
Grand Central Terminal was built in 1913. The carefully decorated terminal still looks elite with its historical texture. The terminal is the largest train station in the world with its 44 platforms. The station, which is the subject of unforgettable films such as Men in Black, Bad Boys, The Godfather, is flocked to tourists every year.
Haydarpasa Train Station in Istanbul / Turkey
Haydarpaşa Train Station, opened in 1908, is very special with its location at the seaside. Originally designed as the beginning of the Istanbul-Baghdad Railway line, the station was the guest of Turkish movies with its huge clock on its roof. The station, which has been closed since 2012, is planned to be opened at the end of this year.
Estacion de Atocha Madrid / Spain
Madrid's largest train station became operational in 1851. Inside the station are giant trees, various tropical plants and rare turtles. When you enter, you witness an extraordinary view.
Tanggula Mountain Railway Station, Tibet / China
Tanggula, at an altitude of 5068 meters, is the highest station in the world. The station takes its name from the proximity of Amdo province to Tanggulashan town. The station that connects China and Tibet offers a unique view in winter.
Hauptbahnhof Berlin / Germany
The station in central Berlin opened in 2006. Surrounded by steel and glass structures, the station consists of two parts. Hauptbahnhof counts among the busiest stations with its 1800 trains and 350 thousand passengers.
Helsinki Central / Finland
Opened in 1862, Helsinki Central draws attention with its granite coverings and magnificent clock tower. The station, which is used by an average of 200 thousand passengers per day, has characteristics specific to Finland.