Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Cathedral of Our Lady
- 2. Central Station
- 3. Grote Markt
- 4. Brabo Fountain
- 5. Steen
- 6. Butchers' Hall
- 7. Plantin-Moretus Museum
- 8. Rubens House
- 9. St. Charles Borromeo's Church
- 10. New Palace of Justice
- 11. Groenplaats
- 12. Zurenborg
- 13. Vlaeykensgang
- 14. Schelde Vrij
- 15. Royal Museum of Fine Arts
- 16. Red Star Line Museum
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.
Random Antwerp Highlights
Antwerp's palatial city hall was built between 1561 and 1565. Its Flemish-Renaissance style architecture influenced the design of many government buildings across Europe.
A favorite among tourists is a walk along the 16th century Vlaeykensgang, one of Antwerp's few remaining historic alleys. The narrow alley's entrances are no wider than a doorway.
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.