#133 - Rossio Station

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"In neo-manueline style, the Rossio railway station is an outstanding building set between Rossio Square and Restauradores Square and was designed by the architect José Luís Monteiro.
The eight doors match the nine palatial windows and the incredibly decorated clock tower located on the top of the facade.Rossio station is a curiosity in that the platforms are some 30 metres above the main entrance. Services from here are all suburban trains to the tourist sights of Sintra via Queluz.
Built in 1886/87, this station has been recently renovated. The boarding platform is now connected to the Metro Station, though this is with the nearest Metro station at Restauradores, (not with Rossio Metro) and the work done on the ceiling is simply breathtaking.
Make sure you pay a visit to the Rossio Station, I'm sure you'll find it worth it." [*]


George Townboy said...

This is gorgeous ... and what a classic scene outside too!! Awesome as always!! The architecture is unbelievable!!

Hilda said...

This is an awesome building! The intricacy of the patterns is just amazing. I love it as much as the elevator.

Abby said...

That couple in black look like they hopped off the pages of a magazine add!

Abby said...

Okay, make that a magazine ad.

Uma por Dia said...

LOL. I will post more today!