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Antwerp
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  • Plantentuin
  • De Plantentuin (also known as 'Den Botanieken Hof') is a landscaped botanical garden, dating back to 1825. It lies within Antwerp's city centre, and covers an area of almost 1 hectare.
  • Address:
    • Leopoldstraat 24
    • 2000
    • Antwerpen
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 232 40 87
  • Main Market Square
  • Antwerp's glorious central square is a jewel of 16th-century architecture. The houses of the Guilds are richly decorated with golden statues, while the magnificent Town Hall dates back to 1564.
  • Address:
    • Grote Markt
    • 2000
    • Antwerp
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  • The Middelheim Museum
  • The Middelheim Museum is an open-air sculpture museum, situated in a fantastic 25-hectares park. Over 200 modern and contemporary sculptures are to be found in these beautiful surroundings.
  • Address:
    • Middelheimlaan 61
    • 2020
    • Antwerpen
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 288 33 60
  • Het Steen
  • This brooding medieval fortress in the old town is Antwerp's oldest building. At the entrance bridge is a statue of the giant, Lange Wapper, who once terrorised the city – according to legend.
  • Address:
    • Steenstraat 1
    • 2180
    • Antwerpen
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 202 83 80
  • Silvius Brabo
  • Silvius Brabo is the Roman soldier who legend says killed an evil giant – a myth commemorated to this day by the statue of him, which stands in front of Antwerp City Hall.
  • Address:
    • Grote Markt
    • 2000
    • Antwerpen
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  • City Park
  • An ideal place for strolling, jogging or letting the children 'run riot' on the new playgrounds. And if you're feeling adventurous, try out the recently-built skate-park.
  • Address:
    • Rubenslei, Van Eycklei,
    • Quinten Matsijslei
    • 2000
    • Antwerpen
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  • St. Jacobskerk
  • This church was built between 1491 and 1656 and dedicated to the apostle Saint Jacob the Great. The southern and western portals show Renaissance influence and decorations.
  • Address:
    • Lange Nieuwstraat 73
    • 2000
    • Antwerpen
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  • Boerentoren
  • Once the tallest tower in Western Europe, when constructed in 1932 (at nearly 88 metres high) the de Boerentoren (or KBC-Tower) remains a stylish feature of Antwerp's landscape.
  • Address:
    • Eiermarkt 20
    • 2000
    • Antwerpen
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Sightseeing guide for Antwerp attractions. Places to see and visit in and around Antwerp.

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