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Metro Palas

Identification

Metro Palas
Metro Han , Metropolitan Transportation Authority , IETT Headquarters
191274

Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
art nouveau

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • Metro Han, the headquarters of Istanbul's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (IETT), has the world's second-oldest subway station, opened as part of "Tünel" (1875) which is the world's second-oldest subway line after London's Underground (1863).
  • Originally opened as a single-storey subway station in 1875, the building was later modified by a Belgian architecture firm and new floors were added in 1912.

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Location

Birinci Belediye Sok. No:4
Beyoglu
Istanbul
Marmara Region
Turkey

Technical Data

1912

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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