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Belgium Liège Guillemins

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The station, designed by Santiago Calatrava, reaches a height of 40 metres and, with its two awnings, a width of 150 m.
Opened in 2009, it took over ten years to build due to the need to keep it operational during the construction work. With its enormous glass roof that lets the light in, it is often called a ‘cathedral of the modern age’. Its white colour and forms denote the style of Santiago Calatrava, the great Spanish architect of worldwide fame. Although modern, the station bears in the ancient name of Guillemins, referring back to a religious order, the ‘Guillemites’. The order was founded St William and established itself in the Middle Ages.

Photography Tips

Take your time to go through the building a few times. At each passing you will notice other lines of sights and details as the light has shifted in the meantime.

Travel Information

There are parking facilities in the station at a fee.
Crowd Factor Lots of people
Best Timing All timings are equally good
Sunrise & Sunset 08:20 - 16:36 | current local time: 16:36
Locations Liège Luik
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Spot Comments (2)

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Marc Pelissier
Marc Pelissier 22.10.2019
again cool serie inside. Very inspiring. Looks like you have posted the train image as well twice : https://www.locationscout.net/belgium/23394-liege-guillemins/52303
Gert Lucas
Gert Lucas 22.10.2019
indeed so it seems... thanx for noticing and bringing it to my attention! I will remove the dubbles... And glad to hear the pictures are inspiring :-)

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