The deepest metro station in the world is located in Kiev.
The Arsenalna metro station was built in 1960 and till nowadays remains the deepest in the world. Descent to the platforms is carried out using a two-march escalator separated by a small hall. Inside everything is lined with marble of several colors and on platforms it is always windy from fast moving subway trains.
How to do?
1. It will be most interesting to come down from above, so go to Arsenalna Square.
2. Buy a jetton, go through the turnstile and you'll see the first escalator. It is not very long, you will quickly find yourself in an oval room where musicians often play violin or accordion, as there is an amazing acoustics in this place.
3. Further go to the second escalator, it is much longer, it will take you right to the world's deepest subway station.
4. Now jump in any railway carriage
and ride to any point of the city.
Where to do?
Arsenalna metro station
The metro station in the subway of Kiev, which is located 105 meters underground, is the deepest metro station in the world.9
Location: Red, Svyatoshino-Brovary line, between the stations of the Dnipro and Khreshchatyk.
When to do?
The subway opens at 05:38 am and works till 00:10 am.
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