The world's top 10 most surprising metro stations

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The world's top 10 most surprising metro stations

Underground transport networks are embellished in the most beautiful ways. Whether designed by contemporary artists or “just” architectural gems, these stations leave travellers amazed.

Stockholm (Sweden):  The Rådhuset station plunges users into a reddish cavern-like setting.
Stockholm (Sweden): The Rådhuset station plunges users into a reddish cavern-like setting.
Los Angeles (United States):   The Hollywood/Vine station is a stop that’s definitely worth the detour with its cinema-inspired decor and colourful palm trees that stand in for columns.
Los Angeles (United States): The Hollywood/Vine station is a stop that´s definitely worth the detour with its cinema-inspired decor and colourful palm trees that stand in for columns.
Lisbon (Portugal):  An explosion of colours will surprise travellers making their way through Lisbon’s Olaias station.
Lisbon (Portugal): An explosion of colours will surprise travellers making their way through Lisbon´s Olaias station.
Moscow (Russia):  Stuccowork, frescos and luminous chandeliers adorn the halls of the Prospekt Mira station.
Moscow (Russia): Stuccowork, frescos and luminous chandeliers adorn the halls of the Prospekt Mira station.
Munich (Germany):  Stop at Marienplatz and dive into an orange universe that would be right at home on a Stanley Kubrick set.
Munich (Germany): Stop at Marienplatz and dive into an orange universe that would be right at home on a Stanley Kubrick set.
Naples (Italy):  The metro dell’arte in Naples is a whole other world. Explore the surrealist Toledo station designed by Spanish architect Oscar Tusquets Blanca.
Naples (Italy): The metro dell´arte in Naples is a whole other world. Explore the surrealist Toledo station designed by Spanish architect Oscar Tusquets Blanca.
Shanghai (China):  Lose yourself in the 600 metres of psychedelic halls of the Bund Tunnel.
Shanghai (China): Lose yourself in the 600 metres of psychedelic halls of the Bund Tunnel.
Paris (France):  Imagine yourself in a Jules Verne novel during a stop at the Arts et Métiers station.
Paris (France): Imagine yourself in a Jules Verne novel during a stop at the Arts et Métiers station.
Dubai (United Arab Emirates):  Eccentricity and exuberance reign at the BurJuman station, where the huge, peculiar hanging sculptures will captivate you.
Dubai (United Arab Emirates): Eccentricity and exuberance reign at the BurJuman station, where the huge, peculiar hanging sculptures will captivate you.

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