Grote Market or Great Market Square in the old quarter is the historical centre of town, surrounded by typical medieval guildhalls that are common in most Flemish historical towns

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Grote Markt, Antwerp

Grote Market or Great Market Square in the old quarter is the historical centre of town, surrounded by typical medieval guildhalls that are common in most Flemish historical towns.

Grote Market or Great Market Square in the old quarter is the historical centre of town, surrounded by typical medieval guildhalls that are common in most Flemish historical towns. On the square stands the Stadhuis or City Hall, a unique Renaissance building with Flemish and Italian influences that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its architectural significance. You can also see the Guild of Coopers (1579) at Grote Markt 5, Sint-Joris guildhall at Grote Markt 7 and de Valk guildhall at Grote Markt 11. At the centre of the square is the Brabo fountain by Jef Lambeaux with a statue of the mythical hero.


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About Grote Markt

 Antwerp, Belgium

Grote Markt and Nearby Sights on Map

Antwerp City Hall

Vlaeykensgang

The Vlaeykensgang is a hidden medieval street near the Cathedral connecting Hoogstraat, Oude Koornmarkt and Pelgrimsstraat

Vleeshuis

Vleeshuis, which literally translates to 'Meat Hall', is a 16th century Gothic guildhall where butchers set up shop

Cathedral of Our Lady

The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal or Cathedral of Our Lady is one of the most impressive and largest Gothic cathedrals in Northern Europe, built in 1353 - 1521

Het Steen

Het Steen is a small medieval castle on the banks of the river Schelde that was originally used to control access to the river and protect against Viking raids as a fort

De Ruien

De Ruien are former waterways around Antwerp, originally dug out in the 11th century as protective moats but later used for water supply, commercial activity and then as open sewers

Plantin Moretus Museum

The Plantin Moretus Museum is one of the best printing museums in the world, and the only surviving printing workshop and publishing house in the world dating back to the Renaissance and Baroque periods

MoMu

ModeMuseum is the fashion museum of Antwerp

Saint Paul's Church

St Paul's Church is a beautiful mixed Gothic and Baroque church that was earlier part of a nunnery

Carolus Borromeus Church

The Carolus Borromeus Church is a 17th century Jesuit church with a striking Baroque façade inspired by Il Gesu in Rome