antwerp
Country : Belgium
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Flemish (Dutch)
Population
City: 513 915 (2014)
Metro: 1 090 650 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Antwerp
closeAntwerp 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.
Random Antwerp Highlights
Rivierenhof, Antwerp
Rivierenhof, situated in the district of Deurne, is one of the largest parks in Antwerp. It was created by combining the estates of two historic castles and opened to the public in 1921.
Groenplaats, Antwerp
Once a cemetery in the heart of the city, the Groenplaats is now one of Antwerp's most popular squares. It is a perfect place for drinking one of the many local beers.
Stadsfeestzaal, Antwerp
The Stadsfeestzaal was built in 1908 as the city's Festival Hall. After a fire destroyed the building, it was renovated and converted into an upscale shopping center.
KBC Tower, Antwerp
The very first skyscraper in Europe, the KBC tower, was built in Antwerp during the early 1930s. When the Art Deco skyscraper was completed in 1932 it measured 87.5 meters.



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