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The world's sexiest subway stations, in 15 Instagrams

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The designs for London's new Crossrail stations were released last week, and although they're nice enough, they arguably lack a certain... Instagramability.

Not so with these subterranean stunners from cities around the world. Perhaps for Crossrail 2, each station could shamelessly steal a different look from each, creating a sort of underground Epcot for trainspotters? Just imagine the #crossrailselfies it would generate! Take a look...

1) Paris's steampunk Arts et Metiers station.

 

A photo posted by Shanwen Luo (@elvislsw) on



2) Moscow's fab Komsomolskaya station.

 

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3) Naples' glittering Toledo station.

 

A photo posted by Nietta Bertolini (@papelina___89) on

 


4) Munich's gorgeously peaceful Westfriedhof subway station.

 

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5) And its spacey Am Hart stop, too.

 

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6) St. Petersburg's grand Avtovo station.

 

A photo posted by Intrepidista (@intrepidista) on

 


7) Stockholm's gorgeous T-Centralen.

 

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8) OK, its Solna station too.

 

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9) And Stadion station! What a beaut.

 

A photo posted by Alyona Grigorieva (@alngrgrva) on

 


10) Kaohsiang's Formosa Boulevard.

 

A photo posted by BB (@jeff_k.u.o) on

 


11) Tashkent's (it's in Uzbekistan) dramatic Alisher Navoi Metro station.

 

A photo posted by soul of july (@soul_of_july) on

 


12) Paris's (replica!) art-filled Louvre-Rivoli station, below the gallery.

 

A photo posted by globetrott_elsa (@globetrott_elsa) on

 


13) Toronto's similarly themed Museum station.

 

A photo posted by Eng C. Lau (@engclau) on

 


14) Budapest's mosaic-y Szent Gellértstation.

 

A photo posted by András 👑 🦄 (@makako.ka) on

 


15) And finally, Shanghai's psychedelic Bund Tunnel.

 

A photo posted by Georgie (@georgie_gs) on


OK, it's not technically on the metro. It's literally for tourists. But still!

More high drama underground:

✚ In pictures: Crossrail's tunnels look like an awesome sci-fi movie
✚ Here's what Crossrail's new stations will look like
London's prettiest tube stations

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