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Budapest Western Railway Station

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Back to the 1900s

The station from the outside is quite spectacular , but on entering the station you go back in time ,its worth a visit as you can imagine all sorts of people coming through the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Western railway station is an amazing 19th century iron and glass building constructed by the Eiffel Company. It is a busy rail station, has a metro station, and a tram stop out front. There is a shopping centre next to it.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The station from the outside is quite spectacular , but on entering the station you go back in time ,its worth a visit as you can imagine all sorts of people coming through the station from by gone times

Thank Andlyn50
Budapest, Hungary
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2,089 reviews
1,694 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 412 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

It was a very nice building, but unfortunately since yeras there is no sign to renew it. The building is in a terrible condition. The information system is very bad. The station itself is absolutely not clean. If there is no absolut necessity avoid it.

Thank 545medva
Freeport, Illinois
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Went to the station to take a train to the City of Pecs. The station looks just like the ones you would see in old world war 2 movies. The only thing missing (thank goodness) was the storm troopers

Thank freeportclaims
Irving, Texas
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80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I agree w the other reviews -- it is nice to take a photo, but then get out of there. The clientele is a little dodgy and there is nothing to do besides take a photo. Architecture is gorgeous, though

Thank laura_runs262
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Nyugati railway station is one of three railway stations in Budapest, which will help travellers get around the country. The Nyugati, commonly called, is one of the oldest terminals of Budapest. It stands alongside Grand Boulevard (Teréz körút). This impressive building, designed by the Gustave Eiffel Company, was opened in 1877. It was built 12 years before Eiffel Tower in... More 

Thank Friedrich28
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

As most railway stations, it can be a bit too busy and a bit dangerous. Be careful with your belongings (there might be pickpockets on the area). Also a good place to find some cheap food.

Thank g_marianaa
Punta del Este, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It really is an impressive building but it seen better days. Clearly government funds aren't forthcoming when it comes to re developing the site. Dont expect a friendly greeting from the grumpy ticket service operatives. My god they are miserable. They dont do eye contact either. Maybe thats their way or they just had a bad day

Thank R D
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Station is architecturally interesting but it very run down, dirty and in poor condition. Traveling by train and bus to the airport as we sadly later read on a Trip Advisor is for the adventurous and we can lay claim to now being that...this is the place to hang the expense if you're 50yr old travelers and just pay for... More 

Thank Tigershark24
Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 472 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Truly amazing station in terms of architecture. Surely worth a visit. Not too far from the city centre either. Cen get a bit noisy and crowded. On the side note: this station was designed by the company of famous Gustave Eiffel, but probably not by the man himself.

Thank Aleksandar S

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