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Antwerp Destination Guide

Explore Antwerp in Belgium.

Antwerp in the region of Flanders with it's 459,805 inhabitants is located in Belgium - some 26 mi (or 41 km) North of Brussels, the country's capital city.

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Time in Antwerp is now 02:34 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Brussels" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: The Hague, Haarlem, Amsterdam, Wommelgem, Willebroek or Amiens. Since you are here already, consider visiting Zwijndrecht, Zwaantjes, Zurenborg, Wilrijk, Mortsel and Antwerp. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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07:06 min ( April 02, 2011 by Vincent Lyons)
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'Rambler' featuring the fine voice of Grant Ziolkowski, followed by a song from John Goldfine, when the Henhouse Prowlers performed at Crossroads Cafe, Antwerp, Sunday March 6th, 2011. Featuring: John...

Vlog 4 Antwerp

03:08 min ( August 15, 2009 by gardneross)
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I took a day trip to Antwerp (Antwerpen) today, it was really a neat place. It felt much older than Amsterdam for some reason, maybe because I spent most of my time in areas without cars?!? It takes b...

AIDAblu - Antwerpen 05-10-2011

16:15 min ( October 05, 2011 by cruisesinantwerpen)
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The AIDAblu departing from Antwerp, Belgium for the last time. After 14 calls spread over 2 years the AIDAblu left Antwerp for the last time today. Photo's and info on the website: cruiseschepeninantw...

Grote Markt Antwerp Belgium

00:50 min ( August 15, 2008 by jan parie)
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Visit to Grote Markt Antwerp Belgium. City-Hall, Guild-Houses

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Q7 Leader Expert Training May

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Interesting facts about this location

Plantin Press

The Plantin Press at Antwerp was one of the focal centers of the fine printed book in the 16th century. Christophe Plantin (ca 1520 - 1589) of Touraine, trained as a bookbinder, fled from Paris, where at least one printer had recently been burned at the stake for heresy, for Antwerp, where he bound books, became a citizen, and by 1555 began to print books, at first for distribution by other publishers. The city was already an established center of printing woodcuts, engravings and books.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 51.22, 4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:16th-century establishments, History of Antwerp

University of Antwerp

The University of Antwerp is one of the major Belgian universities located in the city of Antwerp. The name is sometimes (unofficially) abbreviated as UA.

More reading: University of Antwerp homepage
Located at 51.22, 4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:2003 establishments in Belgium, Buildings and structures in Antwerp (province), Education in Antwerp, Educational institutions established in 1852, Universities in Belgium

Het Steen

Het Steen is a medieval fortress in the old city centre of Antwerp, Belgium, one of Europe's biggest ports. Built after the Viking incursions in the early Middle Ages as the first stone fortress of Antwerp, Het Steen is Antwerp's oldest building and used to be its oldest urban centre. Previously known as Antwerpen Burcht (fortress), Het Steen gained its current name in around 1520, after significant rebuilding under Charles V.

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Located at 51.22, 4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Castles in Antwerp (province), Castles in Belgium, Museums in Antwerp

Radio Centraal

Radio Centraal is a Belgian "underground" radio station in the old city center of Antwerp. It began broadcasting on 31 October 1980 as one of the first pirate radio stations which started around the country in protest against the broadcasting monopoly of the national state networks. It always was and still remains an independent radio project with many experimental programmes and niche music. The station is structured as a non-for-profit organisation.

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Located at 51.22, 4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Pirate radio stations, Radio stations in Belgium

Antwerp (province)

Central Brabant was a province of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1815 until 1830, distinguishing it from North Brabant and South Brabant. Upon Belgium's independence, it was renamed Antwerp (like its major city and capital). Antwerp is the northernmost province both of the Flemish Region, also called Flanders, and of Belgium. It borders on (clockwise from the North) North Brabant province of the Netherlands and the Belgian provinces of Limburg, Flemish Brabant and East Flanders.

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Located at 51.22, 4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Antwerp (province), Brabant, Flemish provinces, NUTS 2 statistical regions of the European Union