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These 8 Stunning Railway Stations In India Will Leave You Speechless

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Feast your eyes on the most stunning railway stations of India. HolidayIQ Travellers share travel tips.

These 8 Stunning Railway Stations In India Will Leave You Speechless:

  1. Winnies Holiday Inn, Kasauli (Himachal Pradesh)
  2. Clarks Avadh Hotel, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
  3. Trident Hotel, Mumbai (Maharashtra)
  4. Taj Exotica, Benaulim (Goa)
  5. Clarks Inn Grand Hotel, Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)
  6. Summit Yashshree Suites & Spa, Darjeeling (West Bengal)
  7. Hotel Royal Tulip, Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra)
  8. Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn, Dwarka (Gujarat)

1. Barog

Barog
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Barog Railway Station is located immediately after the tunnel. The Barog Tunnel is the most linear tunnel in the world

HolidayIQ traveller Prosenjit Sarkar says, "The train stopped at Barog station for 30 minutes. The station was very beautiful. I recommend you get down at the station and take a break if given a chance."

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92 Reviews | 21 Sightseeings

2. Char Bagh, Lucknow

Char Bagh, Lucknow
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The Char Bagh Railway Station in Lucknow is among the most beautifully built stations in India. The ‘char bagh’ refers to the four gardens, which existed here earlier. The railway station actually looks like a palace with towers and clusters of circular Awadhi domes.

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326 Reviews | 152 Sightseeings

3. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai
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A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is architecturally one of the most remarkable railway stations in the world.

HolidayIQ Traveller Rishab Tiwari says, “You can enjoy the small market outside of the station. Food facilities are also good.” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller A.S, “Observe the amazing Victorian architecture for a while. It is heartbreaking to see thousands of people simply walking out of the terminal totally unaware of the beauty that surrounds them.”

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387 Reviews | 770 Sightseeings

4. Dudhsagar Railway Station

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The Dudhsagar Railway Station lies just to the left of the majestic Dudhsagar Falls. It is extremely picturesque. HolidayIQ Traveller Mahender Sarda says, "While travelling from Hyderabad to Colva, we had a very good train experience. The route was scenic and beautiful. We could also get a view of the Dudhsagar Falls."

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525 Reviews | 2 Sightseeings

5. Gorakhpur

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Gorakhpur became the world's longest railway platform after the inauguration of the remodelled Gorakhpur Yard, stretching across 1.35 km. HolidayIQ Traveller Jagriti Singh says, “Gorakhpur is a nice city with one of the longest platform in India, it has many places of interest like the railway museum and Gorakhnath Mandir which is one of the most famous places in the city."

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76 Reviews | 8 Sightseeings

6. Ghum

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India's highest railway station (altitude of 2225.7 meters) and world's 14th highest, Ghum is a small railway station. Close to Darjeeling, it lies on one of the most beautiful railway tracks in the world. HolidayIQ Traveller Raj from Bangalore says, “A nice ride through the scenic roads of Darjeeling takes you to Ghum where there is a museum. Make sure to book your tickets in advance.”

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241 Reviews | 70 Sightseeings

7. Turbhe

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Turbhe Railway Station is on the Harbour Line of the Mumbai suburban railway network. It has a huge dome, which looks beautiful from a distance.

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99 Reviews | 24 Sightseeings

8. Dwarka

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It may look like one of the temples in the holy city of Dwarka, but it is really a railway station! HolidayIQ Traveller Koushik Kumar says, "Dwarka is the adobe of Lord Krishna. The temple is built beautifully and has great architecture."

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118 Reviews | 26 Sightseeings

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