Here Now, 31 Photos of the World's Most Beautiful Metros

Amy Schellenbaum

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While there have been a few fine examples of commuter train cars bedecked in high design (like Ikea fabrics and Versailles garb), beauty in public transport more often lurks in the stations themselves. Above, 31 shots of the world's most stunning metro hubs, from the space-age minimalism of stations in Munich, Germany, to the underground caverns of Stockholm, to the psychedelic interiors sprawling beneath the streets of Naples, Italy, to a station in Kaohsiung, Taiwan that shrouds nearly 2,000,000 commuters in a kaleidoscopic array of light and glass.

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