Metro with its metro stations its a necessary way of transportation in big cities. People usually associate under-ground metro stations with garbage, smell, homeless people, rats, noise and stressed people running to work or school. However some cities in the world can be proud of beautiful architectural stations with an amazing interiors.
T-Centralen, Stockholm, Sweden
In 1950’s artists Vera Nilsson and Siri Derkert suggested that art should be integrated into a new subway system. Nowadays, the whole Stockholm’s Metro system is a large art museum, where every station displays artworks. This is the most beautiful one.
Komsomolskaya, Moscow, Russia
This metro station in Moscow boasts a huge dome, Corinthian columns and eight ceiling mosaics, depicting Russian heroes. Artists Pavel Korin and architect Alexey Schusev got the Stalin prize for their work.
Formosa Boulevard, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
It is well-known for its “Dome of Light” which is the largest glass work in the world. It is made of 4,500 curved stained glass panels. Formosa Boulevard is the best station for its daylight.
City Hall Station, New York, USA
This is the grandest New York’s subway architecture – arched ceilings peeking through to City Hall Park above.
Antwerp Central Station, Belgium
Antwerp Central metro Station was awarded by The British-American magazine Mashable as the most beautiful railway station of the world.
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Silvia M.//SMC Editor
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