TRAVELTWANG.COM
Loading

Antwerp Travel Guide

by our Belgium expert Conrad Freethy
 
Conrad FreethyAntwerp is undoubtedly one of Europe’s most attractive ‘commercial’ cities. A major trading centre since the 16th century, its fine harbour and the River Scheldt made it a vital shipping centre for Europe, the Americas, and the Indies and it is still a bustling international port. Its historic centre is the traffic-free Market Square with its splendid surrounding buildings and the landmark ‘Brabo’ statue. Van Dyke was born here and the city is a rich treasure house of art … though for real ‘richness’ there are diamonds. The world centre for the industry, there are four distinct diamond ‘bourses’ giving a whole new dimension to souvenir buying.
 

360 Tour of Wapper Rubenshuis - former home and studio of Rubens


Belgium Facts

National Flag: Belgian Flag
Language(s): Dutch
French
German
Currency: Euro
Dialling Code: +32
Time Zone: GMT + 1
Tourism Website:
http://www.visitbelgium.com


Things To Do in Antwerp

For more Antwerp travel & tourist information, visit the Antwerp Tourism website
 


Where is Antwerp – Location Map

Find:

Antwerp News

Can not load XML: Declaration has an invalid name. Error has occured while trying to process http://www.topix.com/rss/be/antwerp
Please contact web-master
             Powered by Topix.com


Belgian News

Error has occured while trying to process http://feeds2.feedburner.com/Expatica-BelgianHeadlines?format=xml
Please contact web-master
             Powered by Expatica


Become a Twanger

Access the latest features, guides, news and travel offers from TravelTwang
 
Please note that TravelTwang.com will never share your email address or individual information with any third party
© TravelTwang.com 2011-15 All Rights Reserved | Conditions of Use | About Us |  Contact Us | Help |  Privacy | Advertise | Content Licensing |  Sitemap |  NICKI THOMAS WEB DESIGN