In earlier days, people came to trade goods in the popular trading house called Handelsbeurs in Flemish. Today we can only ... More
In earlier days, people came to trade goods in the popular trading house called Handelsbeurs in Flemish. Today we can only admire a reconstruction of the original building, which dates from 1531. The entrance is hidden at the back of a dark and narrow alley, just off the busy Meir and many people pass this splendid building every day when they go to work. It's currently used for various exhibitions, and once a year, the Handelsbeurs is transformed into a fashion show venue with a catwalk, lights, music and models wearing thoroughly modern outfits!
Adjacent to the Saint Elisabeth Hospital and behind the Mayer van den Berg Museum you'll find Antwerp's famous Plantentuin, a
small and historical botanical garden in the heart of the city. In 1825, the vegetables in the hospital garden ...
If your kids want to play and the weather's too bad to go to the park, then you can try
the Pirateneiland (Pirate's Island). It is Belgium's largest indoor playground with 3 floors. It's situated in the Londenstraat in ...
The Flandria River Trips company has built up quite a reputation in Antwerp; they're the ideal way of getting a
completely different view of Antwerp from the river Scheldt. Several programs are available. There are 50 minute trips, disembarking ...