16 Most Amazing Metro Stations From Around The World
Hoping on a metro or subway train for the first time is very exciting,
but the novelty soon fades if you’re doing it everyday.
Today we look at some incredible Metro and Subway stations that will brighten up any journey
16 Next Stop-Munich
The Munich public transport system
which is a celebration of color
ends up intriguing architectural features.
There are also works of art hanging about
so ensure you have your camera handy and your selfie face on.
15 Mind the Gap
We’re not in London,
but rather enjoying time at the Toledo metro station located in Naples, Italy.
The stunning metro station is situated on a very popular shopping street named Via Toledo.
It’s been operating since September of 2012
and it’s 50 meters deep.
What makes the station so special is the art
which was contributed by a number of famous artists.
14 Feel Like Royalty
You might even forget to get on your train if you’re standing in the exquisite Kievskaya,
a metro station in Moscow.
It’s opulent and dazzling
值得称赞的是大理石 枝形吊灯 拼制图画
and boasts marble, chandeliers, mosaics,
beautiful gold leafing and painted frescoes.
The station was built in 1954
and it was the winner of an open design competition that was held back then.
As I said, just remember to board your train when it comes by
because you won’t be that comfortable sleeping there.
13 Subway Surfer
Okay, so there are no gold coins to collect
but graffiti may just be allowed.
The Stockholm metro considered one of the most beautiful metro stations in the world.
It’s also the longest art gallery in the world.
该地铁站充满了艺术品 绘画 拼制图案
The majority of their stations are filled with art installations, paintings and mosaics,
and they feature work from 140 different artists.
many use the natural bedrock
to have a more natural and organic look.
12 The Only Train Worth Cathing
The Dubai metro system is in a class of its own when it comes to underground systems.
You’ve got access to Wi-Fi, cell phone signal
and seats that recline like lazy boys.
At one stage it was in the Guinness Book of Records
for being the world’s longest driverless metro network.
the length being 47 miles.
However, Vancouver Skytrain topped
that not too long ago at 49.5 miles.
11 All Aboard
Massive metal columns and beautiful colored tiles come together
to make the Olaias station, located in Lisbon Portugal, a magical place to visit.
It was designed by Tomás Taveira
and a group of portuguese artists came together to install the artwork.
10 Take the A Train
The University of Naples subway station
was a creative idea of New York designer, Karim Rashid.
The station sees thousands of daily commuters making their way through their daily.
They are spoiled with the most incredible artwork.
There are lenticular walls with graphic patterns,
various sculptures, artwork and sublime lighting.
It ‘s amazing anyone gets to where they need to be on time because there is so much to take in.
9.飞机 火车 卡车和玩具
9 Planes, Trains, Trucks and Toys
Our next stop is Paris and review the phenomenal Arts et Métiers station.
As if the grand entrances aren’t enough,
once inside you’ll be blown away.
The whole interior is designed like an old-fashioned brass submarine.
There are huge gears hanging from the ceiling,
shiny copper walls and pictures showing old 19th century maps and navigation.
It was the creation of Francois Schuiten,
and they’re based on works from Jules Verne a French novelist.
8 My Train of Thought
It’s on just how beautiful the station is!
Slavyansky Bulvar opened in Russia in 2008
and was designed by Architect S.Volovich.
Not too much is available about the actual station,
but just from seeing the photographs you can see the exceptional beauty.
There is lots of marble grey granite and beautiful strategically placed lighting.
7 Worth the Ride
Actually you don’t even need to ride the train here,
because the selling point of Frankfurt the Bockenheimer Warte station is the entrance.
It looks like a train that shot out from the pavement from the train tracks below.
It was designed by architect Zbiginiew Peter Pininski.
who said he was inspired by Rene Magritte a surrealist artist.
6 Tickets Please
Here you’re going to get a train ride and a cultural experience all rolled into one.
This is the museum subway station in Toronto and it’s the creation of Diamond and Schmidt architects.
The columns are all inspired by archeological findings
and there are elements of Ancient Egypt, Mexico’s Toltec culture,
Ancient Greece, traditional Chinese artifacts and much more
It gives travelers a taste of what they can expect above ground at the Museum when they disembark.
5 On the Right Track
Metro Bilbao is a subway system found in Spain in a small city called Bilbao.
This transport system is known for its speed efficiency and punctuality.
The design of course is a huge bonus and they can thank Norman Foster for that.
整个设计赏心悦目 空间广阔 灯光恰到好处
The whole design is lovely to look at, it’s spacious and very well-lit.
The entrances have the nickname of “el Fosterito”
which are these round glass tubes that pop up from the ground.
4 Train Insane
Szent Gellért tér is a station in Budapest in Hungary,
and it owes its place on the list thanks to the thousands of mosaic tiles
that make up the interior.
If you want to visit it, it’s line four
situated underneath the University of Technology and economics.
3 Service Suspended
That is a terrible sign to arrive to when you get to the tube station.
But if you ride Formosa Boulevard Station in Taiwan, it won’t even matter.
You can soak in the majestic glass panels that were designed by Narcissus Quaglianta.
It took him four years to finish the project,
and he used 4,500 glass panels.
The message he was hoping to convey was love and tolerance.
2 Pack Lightly
It was 1984 when O Hare terminal in Chicago was built.
它内部颜色驳杂 有栩栩如生的装饰 充满生气
It’s vibrant with loads of color and visual additions for you to enjoy.
Built by architectural firm Murphy John.
There is lots of glass with backlighting in various colors,
plus the stairs and escalators all lead to a gray metal wall,
which is made to look like an aeroplane.
1 Future Plans
Although not open yet,
the Ryadh metro is envisioned to be one of the most beautiful metro stations in the world.
Based in Saudi Arabia is supposed to have gold-plated walls,
marvel walkways and the latest in designs throughout.
It is being funded by King Abdullah from Saudi Arabia,
and designed by Zaha Hadid,
a very big name in architecture.
It’s set to open in 2019,
and will have renewable energy powering the station.
It will be designed in such a way that light can come in,
but the heat from the desert sun will stay out.
It’s meant to look like sand dunes,
and they’ve been working on it since 2014.