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Antwerp is the largest city in Flanders. Besides the many historical buildings that are reminiscent of the city's heyday in the 16th century, Antwerp boasts a lively shopping and entertainment scene as well as many cultural attractions.
The city is also known for its diamonds, fashion and Flemish artists such as Rubens and van Dyck, of whom many works can be admired in the local museums.
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Commissioned by a shipbuilder, this conspicuous Art Nouveau style building nicknamed 't bootje (the little boat) is one of the most interesting Art Nouveau buildings in Antwerp.
Middelheim is a park at the southeast of Antwerp's city center. The park boasts a large open air sculpture museum created in 1950 for an international exposition. There are now more than 300 sculptures on display.
This late 19th century fountain depicts the legendary hero Silvius Brabo who defeated the giant Antigoon. The statue symbolizes the free waterways, crucial to the city's survival.