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Grote Markt Antwerp

The impressive Grote Markt (Great Market Square) of Antwerp is surrounded by ornate 16th and 17th century guildhalls. Many of the original buildings have undergone extensive restoration work to revive their original splendour. Other buildings were re...

Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp

The largest Gothic church in the Low Countries (1352-1521) is a beautiful structure 123 meters (403 feet) in height. Once inside, you’ll get to admire Rubens’ famous paintings ‘Elevation of the Cross’ and ‘Descent from the Cross’. The chapel, which w...

Cartoon Walls & Facade Ornaments

No, it’s not like the graffiti you see in other world cities. Antwerp is the proud home of giant murals, called cartoon walls. The project is named ‘Muurvast’ which roughly translates into ‘stuck’ or ‘unyieldingly’ and it serves to promote Flemish ca...

Antwerp City Hall

Antwerp’s city hall was built between 1561 and 1564. This Renaissance building incorporates both Flemish and Italian influences. It was designed by Cornelis Floris, among others. Circumstances of war and the Guelders siege of Antwerp by Maarten van R...

Antwerp Bicycle Tour

During summer, Visit Antwerp organises exciting bicycle tours for visitors to the city. A professional guide will take you on a two-hour tour of Antwerp’s lesser-known districts and neighbourhoods. Discover the city’s old port as well as the maritime...

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