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Market Square

On the Grote Markt, you are in the very heart of the city. Feel free to hang around (plenty of famous Antwerp cafés), and have a good look around in every direction. Those fantastic guild houses and city hall are world heritage.

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Het Steen

The hotspot for anyone wanting to visit Antwerp. This centuries-old fortress houses a Visitor Centre, a cruise terminal and The Antwerp Story - the perfect introduction to the city. After a visit to Het Steen, you are ready for a memorable time in Antwerp.

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Hendrick Conscience Square

Here you will find the Heritage Library, Statue of Hendrik Conscience & St. Charles Borromeo’s Church all in one square.

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Cathedral of our Lady

After 169 years of construction the cathedral of Antwerp finally dominated Antwerp's skyline in 1521 with a height of 123 metres. It's the highest Gothic building in the Low Countries.

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The Port House

Together with a striking and contemporary superstructure in the shape of a diamond - a monumental design of the famous architect Zaha Hadid, the building makes up the entire Port House. As such, it is a metaphor for the port of the 21st century: a port with a rich history that is ready to face the future head-on.

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Together with a striking and contemporary superstructure in the shape of a diamond - a monumental design of the famous architect Zaha Hadid, the building makes up the entire Port House. As such, it is a metaphor for the port of the 21st century: a port with a rich history that is ready to face the future head-on.

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The Rubens House

In the heart of Antwerp is the home of Peter Paul Rubens, the famous 16th-17th--century Baroque painter. For four hundred years, he and his work have been a source of inspiration and a reference. And to think that he created the bulk of his work in this house.

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