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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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Richard Rogers designed Antwerp's modern palace of Justice, which was built in 2005 to centralize the different law courts spread over the city. Its most eye-catching characteristic are the tall scaled roofs.
At the turn of the 16th century, during the city's heyday, the Meir was Antwerp's most prestigious street. Today the pedestrianized street is best known as the city's prime shopping street.
This partly Gothic, parly Baroque church was originally built in 1571 by a Dominican order. It is best known for its large collection of Flemish paintings and its unique Cavalry Mountain.