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Sirkeci Train Station

Identification

Sirkeci Train Station
107335

Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
masonry
art nouveau

Usages

rail station

Facts

  • Sirkeci Train Station is the terminus for the famous Orient Express.
  • In its early glory years, it was visited by famous people like Agatha Christie (who wrote a novel about it: "Murder In The Orient Express"), King George V of England, Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and Czar Nicholas II of Russia.
  • Many Hollywood stars such as Greta Garbo and Rita Hayworth also visited the station - which later appeared in one of Sean Connery's earliest James Bond movies, "From Russia With Love".

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Location

Sirkeci
Eminönü
Istanbul
Marmara Region
Turkey

Technical Data

1889

Involved Companies

August Jachmund

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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