This beguine convent is an oasis of peace and quiet, yet located in the middle of the city. Enjoy a walk in this small park ... More
This beguine convent is an oasis of peace and quiet, yet located in the middle of the city. Enjoy a walk in this small park and you'll feel relaxed in no time. The beguine convent dates back to the sixteenth century and these 44 charming little houses are by far the most desired in Antwerp. Want to live here? Be patient as the waiting list is long. Sixteen of the houses are still inhabited by beguine sisters and to this day male visitors are not allowed to visit after 6p.
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 ...
The deluxe Alfa Empire Hotel is situated in the heart of the diamond center and the upmarket shopping street called
De Keyserlei. It is easily accessible by car, tram and bus and the Central Station is very close. The ...
Antwerp is the world's largest center for the trading of diamonds. Diamond cutting has traditionally been a major activity in
Antwerp for more than 500 years. The permanent exhibition takes you through the various production stages — from mining ...