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Antwerp Map, Belgium

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Antwerp Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Antwerp with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Antwerp useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Antwerp!

Antwerp History

Antwerp,BelgiumThe city is said to have gotten its name from a mythological figure, the giant Antigoon, who used to claim a fee from anyone crossing the river Scheldt and cut off a hand from those unwilling to pay. Then came Brabo, a young hero, who cut off the giant’s hand and threw it into the river, the name of Antwerp being an etymological derivation that means “to throw the hand”. The city’s initial function was that of... read more
 

Antwerp Sightseeing

Antwerp,BelgiumWhen in Antwerp, there are a few objectives you can’t allow yourself to miss. The Onze Lieve Vrouwe Cathedral is open for visits throughout the week, and it is an impressive gothic construction that houses many of Rubens’ most significant art works. The Groenplaats is a large square located right in the middle of the city and dominated by Rubens’ large statue. Here you can find lots of pubs, bars and restaurants... read more
 

Antwerp Nightlife

Antwerp,BelgiumAntwerp is sure to delight you from a culinary point of view, as it is home to the delicious Belgian waffles and Belgian beer that almost always comes with an appetizing combination of cheese. The Grote Markt and its surrounding areas are the most frequented places for a quick delicious bite and for the famous and very tasty Belgian fries. Flemish cuisine is very highly rated and respected in Antwerp, so if you want to... read more
 

Antwerp Travel Guide

The diamond industry is what Antwerp is best known for among the connoisseurs. It has been constantly developing since the 15th century and it has since set standards in the diamond processing and beauty. After the Second World War the diamond industry was entirely controlled by the Jewish community, but now the Indian and Armenian traders also have an important word to say in setting standards of professional ethics... read more

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