17 most magical underground stations from around the world
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If you live in a big city, where there is a subway, so have you ever been in this underground maze, it is one of the fastest ways to get to your destination, bypassing the tedious tube. Sometimes on the way to work or home slowly we don't notice that some metro station is just magical and worthy to be called works of architectural art. See for yourself.
Station "Slavic Boulevard" on the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya line serves the Fili-Davydkovo district since 2008.
In addition to chandeliers, metro station Komsomolskaya in Moscow, decorated with the incredible beauty of mosaics depicting the main moments in the history of Russia since the 13th century.
On the Zamoskvoretskaya line of the metro station Mayakovskaya was built in 1929, 34 and decorated with mosaics depicting the "Day of the Soviet sky" by Alexander Deineka.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Under the Burjuman shopping centre and metro station, which opened in 2009, but after it has passed more than 15 million people.
Recently transformed into the framework of the project "Art stations" metro station, University of Naples owes its bright and trendy way the artist Karim Rashid.
One of the most beautiful metro stations in the world — Toledo for the 1 — perfectly meets all the requirements of the project "Art stations" beautiful, functional and able to inspire to update and development of urban neighborhoods.
Metro station "Materdei" literally surround you with art (there are works of art by artists such as Sol LeWitt).
Washington, DC, USA.
Station "galeri place" in Washington is the point of confluence of three busiest lines of the red, green and yellow branches.
Through Union station is about 32 million people a year. It is the national hub since 1907.
Station "Metro centre" is at the heart of the rapid transit system of Washington.
This tunnel in Shanghai is more like directions to the chocolate factory Charlie than a subway tunnel.
Station "Golden gate" is considered the Kiev division of cultural heritage "new object of cultural heritage".
Metro station "Lybidska" served as the end of the Kurenivsko-Chervonoarmiyska line nearly 30 years, but 4 years ago it was extended further South.
Metro station "Palace of Ukraine" in 1984. She was the last station built on the Kurenivsko-Chervonoarmiyska line to the turn of the century.
Station Arts et Métiers (arts and crafts) got my steampunk aura during the upgrade in 1994 under the guidance of a skilled artist comicsamanda Francois Shuiten.
Pyongyang, North Korea.
Although Pyongyang many beautiful stations, this is called Yonggwang — probably the most notable. It pillars like torches, flashing in the night sky.
Station "Central Park" received its name (surprisingly) close to the Central Park Kaohsiung.
Open during urban renewal, 2008 in the run-up to the World games, the station is "Formosa Boulevard" is best known for its Dome of light, "the world's largest glass mosaic".
Tokyo station "Iidabashi" works from 1928 and is a must visit attraction of Japanese architecture.
Prague, Czech Republic.
Station "flora" in Prague was opened in 1980, and its construction took about 11.5 million dollars.
Metro station Hradčanská named after the Prague castle and is part of the city's oldest line A.
To get to the station "náměstí míru", the deepest in Prague and across the EU, will have to go down the longest in Europe, the escalator (up to 52 m vertically downwards from the street level).
In 2007, the Drassanes station in Barcelona has experienced a notable update now reminds scenery for the sci-Fi film. This is one of the closest to the Mediterranean stations.
On the U1 line of the Munich underground the 3‑meter bulb hanging from the ceiling of the station "westfriedhof underground station", are the most photographed interior subway stations in the country.
Station "Candidplatz" line U1 opened in 1997 and is probably the most colorful in all of German underground.
Station "Marienplatz" is located at the intersection of the U‑Bahn and S‑Bhan, its updated in 2003-2006, after the area has increased the flow of cars.
Saint Petersburg, Russia.
One of the oldest in St. Petersburg stations "Kirov plant" — located on the Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya line.
Neoclassical marble and bronze Narvskaya station provides an incredible atmosphere to passengers in 1955 (particularly incredible given that the station serves more passengers than intended).
The ending of the oldest line of the St. Petersburg metro station "Avtovo" — is striking in its beauty.
On the green line of the Montreal metro station is "Daddy" is the 13th biggest in the country (almost 21 m below street level).
One of the first metro stations opened in 1966, the station is Champ-de-Mars, on the orange line. You will not pass by it, if you go to the city hall of Montreal.
Station "NAMUR" opened in 1984 after in Montreal renamed the street on which it is built, to keep the name of the station. The main local landmark is a huge geometric sculpture Pierre Granche from Quebec.
Olaias station opened in 1998 on the red line of the Lisbon metro.
Station Solna in Stockholm — one of the most famous in the world, largely thanks to the jokers in the Internet, which called it "Hell."
Station "Kungstradgarden" refers to the end of the 10 and 11 lines of the Stockholm metro. It houses artifacts and the remains of the Swedish architecture, which was destroyed in the 50s and 60s.
Station T‑Centralen is the main hub of the whole of the Stockholm metro.
A special place: old city Hall (new York, USA).
Station Museum (Toronto, Canada).
Alisher (Tashkent, Uzbekistan).
Bockenheimer (Frankfurt, Germany).
Plac Wilsona (Warsaw, Poland).
Heidelberger Platz (Berlin, Germany).
O'hare (Chicago, USA).
Station Hyllie (Malmö, Sweden).
Canary Wharf (London, UK).
Station of the University of Chile (Santiago, Chile).
Expo MRT station (Singapore).
Keywords: Station | Underground | World | Metro
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