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Antwerp Destination Guide

Touring Antwerp in Belgium

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

Interactive map of Antwerp

Time in Antwerp is now 12:37 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Brussels " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: The Hague, Haarlem, Amsterdam, Wommelgem, and Willebroek. Being here already, consider visiting The Hague . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Antwerp ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Urban Sharing Experiment #2 in Antwerp, Belgium (May 2012) - by Psy'Aviah

2:17 min by psyaviah
Views: 8663 Rating: 5.00 - http - Life can become a colorless routine.. So we decided 't was time for an experiment, of sorts... We placed envelopes and packages with strange or mysterious writing on differen ..

PREUD'HOMME is culinaire Place to Eat (

2:58 min by Kris Coppieters
Views: 4115 Rating: 4.33

Place to be in the heart of the city .Klasse in ongedwongen sfeer naast stadhuis Antwerpen. 30 jarig bestaan ! Antwerpenaren weten waar ze in stijl zeer lekkere Belgische gerechten kunnen degusteren. ..

The MAS at night

1:38 min by visitantwerpen
Views: 1928 Rating: 0.00

Climb up to the rooftop and gaze at the Belgian city that doesn't sleep. Spot the world-famous 'little lights of the Scheldt' and watch the sunrise over Antwerp's skyline. ..

Mury - Stappen Voor (Official Video)

3:33 min by Muradd100
Views: 1661 Rating: 4.43

Mury - Stappen Voor (Official Video) Tekst: Mury Produced by: Mury Clip by: Akp Productions Locatie: Antwerpen noord (city) Twitter: Facebook: Voor vragen bericht sturen o ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Cathedral of Our Lady (Antwerp)

The Cathedral of Our Lady is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Antwerp, Belgium. Today's see of the Diocese of Antwerp was started in 1352 and, although the first stage of construction was ended in 1521, has never been 'completed'. In Gothic style, its architects were Jan and Pieter Appelmans. It contains a number of significant works by the Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens, as well as paintings by artists such as Otto van Veen, Jacob de Backer and Marten de Vos.

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Located at 51.22 4.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1351 establishments, Churches in Antwerp, Gothic architecture in Belgium, Religious buildings completed in 1521, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Belgium

Antwerp (district)

Antwerp District coincides with the old city of Antwerp. Since the municipality and contemporary city of Antwerp in the Flemish Region of Belgium was decentralized in 2000, this district level of government steadily increased its administrative powers.

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Tags: Districts of Antwerp

Silvius Brabo

Silvius Brabo [ˈsɪɫviəz ˈbraːboː] is a mythical Roman soldier who is said to have killed a giant, and by this would have created the name Brabant. Later this story was also used to explain the name Antwerp (meaning hand throwing). Brabo once killed a giant, called Druon Antigoon, who asked money from people who wanted to pass the bridge over the river Scheldt. When they didn't want to or couldn't pay, he cut off their hand and threw it in the river.

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Tags: Belgian culture, Belgian legends, History of Antwerp, Legendary people

Antwerp City Hall

The City Hall of Antwerp, Belgium, stands on the western side of Antwerp's Grote Markt (Great Market Square). Erected between 1561 and 1565 to the design of Cornelis Floris de Vriendt and several other architects and artists, this Renaissance building incorporates both Flemish and Italian influences. The low arcaded ground story is of rusticated stone, and at one time housed little shops.

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Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1565, Buildings and structures in Antwerp, City halls in Belgium, Visitor attractions in Antwerp

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.

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Located at 51.22 4.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 16th-century establishments, History of Antwerp


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Antwerp