The Most Beautiful Metro Stations

April 1, 2019

Metro, underground or subway are all common names for the intriguing and sometimes slightly eerie subterranean tunnels that run under our feet. Often the backbone of a city’s infrastructure, these fascinating underground tunnels transport thousands of people a day, and you never know what you’re going to find when you visit a new one. In some cities, this mode of transit is actually one of the main tourist attractions!

Here’s a shortlist of some of the most Instagram-able transit stations.

FRANCE

Palais-Royal Station, Paris

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I've decided to bring back my #francofriday pictures from my recent trips to France. And hey, it's #flashbackfriday, too! // This has got to be my favorite metro stop in Paris – Palais Royal. The crown like structure with beautiful jewels. Talk about bedazzling this metro stop, Paris! It's my kind of style!

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GERMANY

Georg-Brauchle-Ring Station, Munich

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This is not LEGO Station … #WernersGermanTrip

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ITALY

Toledo Metro Station, Naples

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Metro art in Toledo. Like a sky full of stars. • • #metroart #art #artporn #metrotoledo #naplesmetro #linea1 #metropolitana #underground #skyfullofstars #blue #lightseffect #upstairs #wonderful #exploring #napoli #napule #naples #italy #photography

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PORTUGAL

Olaias Metro Station, Lisbon

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#metrostation #olaias #olaiasstation #olaiasmetro #metrolisbona #underground #tube #colorful #artisan #art#portugal #lisboa #streetphotography #vscolisboa #portugalholiday #spectacular

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RUSSIA

Komsomolskaya Metro Station, Moscow

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SPAIN

Paco de Lucía, Madrid

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Hoy a las 19:00 h inaguracion de nuestro mural / by @rosh333 & @okudart / nueva #estacionpacodelucia #metrodemadrid Linea 9 @comunidadmadrid @madridstreetartproject

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SWEDEN

Kungsträdgården, Stockholm

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KUNGSTRÄDGÅRDEN. Kungsträdgården Subway In 1977 Ulrik Samuelson transformed Kungsträdgården’s #subway platforms into an #underground garden, with colourful abstract designs which reflect the nearby #Kungsträdgården park in the city centre. Samuelson made further additions a decade later, which only enhanced the magic of the space. . Photo Andrew V Marcus‘s

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Khalid Bin Al Waleed Station, Dubai

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Glass fixtures at #khalidbinalwaleed station, #DubaiMetro.

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UNITED KINGDOM

Kings Cross Light Tunnel, London

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Wednesday much improved by a pre-work trip to Kings Cross for bacon naans with the little brother… #baconbaconbacon #kingscrosslighttunnel #kingscross #familybreakfast

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USA

Fulton Center, New York

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Filing this under "Sights we miss when we're busy hurrying in transit." @objectsofjourney reminds us to look up the next time we're at the #FultonCenter designed by @grimshawarch in #NewYork.

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O’Hare Blue Line Station, Chicago

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Chicago "L" 🚇🚦 #chicagogram #windycity #chicagoshots #ohareairport

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