5 Heritage Train Stations In India That Look Like Palaces

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
5 Heritage Train Stations In India That Look Like Palaces

Indian railways are one of the vast networks in the world. Some of the Indian railway stations are beautiful and the architecture is simply amazing and mesmerizing. These railway stations also have really strong and less known heritage value. These palace-like railway stations are for sure treasures to us. Here are 5 Heritage Train Stations in India that look like Palaces.

1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is one of the most beautiful railways stations in India. It is also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With an Indo-Saracenic style, this railway station is architecturally the best. It was built in 1887 and was formerly called Victoria Terminus.

2. Howrah Railway Station, West Bengal

Howrah Railway Station is one of the most old railway stations in India. It was built in 1854 and sits on the banks of river Hoogly. It is linked to the beautiful city, Kolkata via the Howrah bridge. It is said to be the busiest railway station with 23 different platforms and is also the largest railway complex in India.

3. Charbagh Railway Station, Lucknow

Charbagh Railway Station’s architecture is a fusion of Mughals, Awadhi and Rajput styles. The aerial view of this beautiful railway station looks like a chessboard while the domes look like pieces. The name Charbagh speaks of the four gardens that are there. It simply looks like a palace with a garden around.

4. Kanpur Central, Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur Central is the largest railway station in Uttar Pradesh. The beautiful railway station is inspired by the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow. It is one of the five central railway stations. It ranks as the third busiest railway station after Howrah and Delhi.

5. Jaisalmer Railway Station, Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Railway Station is home to the most comfortable and luxurious trains. It is one of the most delightful stations in India. It has 3 platforms and 5 tracks. The architecture is very amazing talking about Rajasthan’s culture.

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