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People walk in the "Cathedral" with the Crater of Luz by artist Oscar Tusquet Blanca in the Toledo subway station as part of the "Art Station Line 1" project on November 5, 2012 in Naples. AFP PHOTO / MARIO LAPORTA

#1 Kungstradgarden Metro Station, Stokholm, Sweden

Kungstradgarden Metro Station, Stokholm, SwedenKungstradgarden Metro Station, Stokholm, Sweden

by Jonathan Stone

We all know what it’s like to wait for the metro or the train. We all spend hours in the subway as in many cities around the world, it is the most popular mean of transportation, but not always the fastest. But if we were living in Sweden or Italy, we wouldn’t mind waiting for the metro -not even a second, as the metro stations featured below are the proof that in some countries, waiting for the metro is so much fun.

So, we’ve features 15 of the most beautiful metro stations from all around the world, and we wish we were as lucky as the people who walk through them everyday before going to work. In no particular order:

#2 T-Centralen Station, Stockholm, Sweden

T-Centralen Station, Stockholm, SwedenT-Centralen Station, Stockholm, Sweden

#3 Olaias Station, Lisbon, Portugal

Olaias Station, Lisbon, PortugalOlaias Station, Lisbon, Portugal

#4 Stadion Station, Stockholm, Sweden

Stadion Station, Stockholm, SwedenStadion Station, Stockholm, Sweden

#5 Slavyansky Bulvar Station, Moscow, Russia

Slavyansky Bulvar Station, Moscow, RussiaSlavyansky Bulvar Station, Moscow, Russia

#6 City Hall Station, New York

City Hall Station, New YorkCity Hall Station, New York

#7 Toledo Metro Station, Naples, Italy

Toledo Metro Station, Naples, ItalyToledo Metro Station, Naples, ItalyToledo Metro Station, Naples, Italy

#8 Kievskaya, Mayakovskaya And Park Pobedy Stations, Moscow, Russia

Kievskaya, Mayakovskaya And Park Pobedy Stations, Moscow, Russia Kievskaya, Mayakovskaya And Park Pobedy Stations, Moscow, Russia

#9 Rådhuset Station, Stockholm, Sweden

Rådhuset Station, Stockholm, Sweden

#10 Avtovo Metro Station, St. Petersburg, Russia

Avtovo Metro Station, St. Petersburg, Russia Avtovo Metro Station, St. Petersburg, Russia Avtovo Metro Station, St. Petersburg, Russia

#11 Tilework In Szent Gellért Square, Budapest, Hungary

Tilework In Szent Gellért Square, Budapest, Hungary

#12 University Of Naples Subway Station, Italy

University Of Naples Subway Station, Italy University Of Naples Subway Station, Italy University Of Naples Subway Station, Italy

#13 Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Shanghai, China

Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Shanghai, China Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Shanghai, China Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Shanghai, China

#14 Arts Et Métiers Station, Paris, France

Arts Et Métiers Station, Paris, France Arts Et Métiers Station, Paris, France

#15 Formosa Boulevard Station, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Formosa Boulevard Station, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Formosa Boulevard Station, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Formosa Boulevard Station, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

 

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