The Beautiful Railway Cathedral in Liège-Guillemins

The Liège-Guillemins station is the most photographed monument in Liège. This architectural gem was designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava and inaugurated in September 2009 after 10 years of work. During the construction the railway station was kept operational. 

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava

Its white color and its shapes clearly refer to the style of Santiago Calatrava. Because of its large windows the station is naturally lit and transparent and called a modern day cathedral. The glass and steel arched roof extends over the five platforms with a width of 150 m. Its two canopies reaches a height of 40 metres.

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava

From the Liège-Guillemins station you can easily travel to Germany, France, the Netherlands and Luxembourg with Thalys, ICE and InterCity trains. 

Location: Place des Guillemins 2, 4000 Liège, Belgium.

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava

Railway station in Liège-Guillemins, Belgium, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava


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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of 5 from Belgium. We love travelling and discovering new places in Europe. I hope we can inspire you for your holiday in Europe. Have a look at our destinations so far and feel free to ask any additional info of the places we visited.

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