- Don't forget the "SLIDESHOW" button
- N'oubliez pas le bouton "SLIDESHOW"
The original station building was constructed between 1895 and 1905 as a replacement for the original terminus of the Brussels-Mechelen-Antwerp Railway. The stone clad terminus buildings, with a vast dome above the waiting room hall were designed by Louis Delacenserie and the vast (185 metres long and 44 metres high) iron and glass trainshed by Clement van Bogaert. The viaduct into the station is also a notable structure designed by local architect Jan Van Asperen.
In 2009 the American magazine Newsweek judged Antwerpen-Centraal the world's fourth greatest train station