Top 10 Metro Stations That Send You To Another World

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Peering down a long, dark, empty tunnel from a subway platform while waiting for the train can be agonizing—especially when you’re stuck underground in a drab, dreary station. But the best metro stations not only provide a means to get to your final destination; they transport you to another world through hypnotizing design or beautiful art.  For this week’s roundup, we scoured the web for the sleekest, best-designed, and sometimes bizarre subway stations—and with over 160 metro systems in the world, there were plenty to choose from.

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Metro Center Station
Harry Weese
Washington, DC

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Baikonur Metro Station
Almaty, Kazakhstan

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Iidabashi Station
Makoto Sei Wantanabe
Tokyo

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Formosa Boulevard Station
Shin Takamatsu
Taipei, Taiwan

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Cidade Nova Metro Station and Footbridge
JBMC Arquitectura
Rio de Janeiro

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Solna Centrum Station
Anders Aberg and Karl-Olov Bjor
Stockholm

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McCormick-Tribune Campus Center
OMA
Chicago

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Khalid Bin Waleed Station
Dubai

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Wave-A-Wall
Acconci Studio
Brooklyn

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Tram and Bus station in Munich
Perret Maluche Stuke
Munich

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