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16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World

16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World

I know for me, I imagine any subway station to be full of garbage, rats, lots of people, and just dirty. However, after I found out that these beautiful photos below are of actual subway tunnels from around the world, my view has instantly changed. These are now on my bucket list of places to travel someday.

1. Toledo Metro Station – Naples, Italy

16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
Mario Laporta

One of Metro Napoli’s Metro Art Stations, it was designed around the themes of water and light.

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Mario Laporta
16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
Mario Laporta

2. Radhuset Station – Stockholm, Sweden

16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
Alexander Dragunov

It is dramatically lit and is made to resemble the inside of a volcano.

3. Kievskaya, Mayakovskaya and Park Pobedy Stations – Moscow, Russia

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The art and design of these stations is to celebrate Russo-Ukrainian unity.

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16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
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4. Avtovo Metro Station – St. Petersburg, Russia

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Avtovo’s unique and highly ornate design features columns faced with ornamental glass.

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16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
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5. Bund Sightseeing Tunnel – Shanghai, China

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This is one of the top 5 tourist attractions in China. A tunnel that showcases the historic Bund area of China.

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16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
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6. Arts Et Metiers Station – Paris, France

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The Station was designed by Belgian artists in a style reminiscent of the scient fiction works of Jules Verne.

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7. Tilework in Szent Gellert Square – Budapest, Hungary

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This beautiful mosaic is designed 100% from tile. Beautiful.

8. University of Naples Subway Station – Italy

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According to the designer, “… vivacious fluorescent colors and innovative materials which can properly accommodate expressive and poetic needs; a transit area capable of touching the emotional sphere of the passenger, bringing beauty and pleasure into the daily commute.”

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10. Formosa Boulevard Station – Kaohsiung, Taiwan

16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
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The station is known for its “Dome of Light”, the largest glass work in the world.

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11. Kungstradgarden Metro Station – Stockholm, Sweden

16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
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This beautiful station features relics rescued from the many buildings pulled down during the redevelopment of central Stockholm during the 1950s and 1960s.

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12. City Hall Station – New York, NY

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Opened on October 27, 1904, this station underneath the public area in front of City Hall was designed to be the showpiece of the new subway.

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13. T-Centralen Station – Stockholm, Sweden

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A. Dragunov

T is an abbreviation for “tunnelbana”, the Swedish word for “underground” or “subway”.

16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
A. Dragunov

14. Olaias Station – Lisbon, Portugal

16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
Miguel Riopa

This station boasts contemporary art with dramatic coloring and beautifully designed tiles.

16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
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15. Stadion Station – Stockholm, Sweden

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This station features a wide variety of artists drawn from the art scene over the last 55 years.

16. Slavyansky Bulvar Station – Moscow, Russia

16 Of The Most Beautiful Underground Metro Stations In The World
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This beautiful station was designed by architect S. Volovich.

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Like I said, looking at these beautiful pieces of art, my view of subway tunnels has completely changed. Have you been to any of these incredible stations?

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