King’s Cross Station


The spectacular train station that you may know best from Harry Potter has a much more vibrant history than you may have ever thought. Beautiful and vibrant, it’s also the busiest of all the stations you’ll find in the UK and it’s a whole lot more even than just that. King’s Cross is actually a gateway to culture, restaurants, and shopping because as soon as you step out the door you’re going to find something amazing that you won’t want to miss. But there’s a whole lot more to know about this amazing place, so let’s take a closer look at just what you may have always wondered. The Background of King’s Cross Station Back in 1852, when King’s Cross was first opened, it was actually named after a nearby statue of King George IV. It had first been imagined and designed back in 1848, taking an additional four years…