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Gare St. Lazare

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“train station”(15 reviews)
“nice station”(4 reviews)
“lots of shops”(4 reviews)
This train station served as the inspiration for a series of paintings by Monet.
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

The St. Lazare station is less crowded than most other Parisian stations, yet it needs more seating. The crowd kept standing for ages looking at the board indicating the train arrivals and departures just to know the platform numbers and there was a little number...More

Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

This station is situated in a very pleasant area with plenty of bars and restaurants plus the famous Printemps department store. The building is well kept and the concourse spacious. The SNCF staff are excellent especially if you need a ticket and cannot speak French...More

2  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This station is actually quite nice! It's huge and the architecture is really Parisian! Inside there's a nice shopping centre which includes a Burger King (yummy). In front of the station, they are two art displays which are actually quite nice! Also they're currently redoing...More

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 14 October 2015

In September my wife and myself passed through Paris, St.Lazare station a couple of times as passengers travelling to and from Dieppe,(changing trains at Rouen) on our way to our holiday in Paris. St.Lazare is a large terminus station which has 27 platforms and it...More

3  Thank Roger-from-Sussex
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This Station is one of the main stations and is beautiful! The architecture is so nice and the clocks monument just outside is so very nice.... Below are a number of shops to go around.

Thank SamNam24
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

For a railway station this building is really nice and quite easy to find your way around which is important. However the toilets are not easy to find and are a long way away from the rail lines. Almost missed the train running back from...More

1  Thank karen m
Reviewed 30 September 2015

As far European train stations go, this one is fairly modern. It is not in a real "seedy" area. We felt perfectly safe! Did not see any gypsies.

Thank TerramarBeach
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Went to check out the place the night before departure: their whole info system was down: not a single display worked. Sad. No place to check bags for storage: strange.

1  Thank Meles M
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Wonderful station which a super cool sculpture right in front. Just as useful as nice! More than a station.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed using the pink line from Magenta, Gare du Nord to this station. It is much quieter and less busy. You can take the scnf train to Versailles from here too.

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Jan L
22 October 2018|
Response from Dutch-Mikey | Reviewed this property |
No, not to my knowledge. Nowadays few places do this due to bomb threats.