We have a nice train station in Sedalia, on Pacific Street and North Osage Avenue.  Following the renovation, the 1886 depot serves as a multimodal transportation center.  The Missouri Amtrak River Runner will take you from St Louis to Kansas City.  If you do need to go to Kansas City, perhaps you should take the train instead of driving.  You will see one of the World's Most Beautiful train station.

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Architectural Digest has just published an article and it has named 37 train station from all of the world that it deems the Most Beautiful.  Union Station Kansas City is on the list.  The link to that article is HERE.  The 37 train station list covers all corners of the world including New York City, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Paris and more.

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The station was created by architect Jarvis Hunt, and it opened in 1914.  It is in the heart of downtown Kansas City.  It cost $6 million to build the station, which was part of a $50 million investment that included track additions, towers and bridges.  It is often used for the Kansas City skyline and it certainly is eye-catching.

Photo Credit - Kent Auf Der Heide - Facebook Page - Union Station Kansas City
Photo Credit - Kent Auf Der Heide - Facebook Page - Union Station Kansas City
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Union Station is home to several traveling and long-term interactive exhibits, restaurants and retail stores. There is a museum inside that will give you more of it's history.  According to VisitKC, it gets about 2 million visitors every year.  To read more about what Architectural Digest said, you can click HERE.  Scroll down to number 27.  You can also click HERE.

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You can follow the station on Facebook HERE.  There are always plenty of activities going on there.  Check out their website HERE.  If you have been to the station, then you know how amazing it is, and why it has been recognized as one of the World's Most Beautiful.  I think a visit there should be a must.

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