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Vleeshuis, which literally translates to 'Meat Hall', is a 16th century Gothic guildhall where butchers set up shop.
Vleeshuis, which literally translates to 'Meat Hall', is a 16th century Gothic guildhall where butchers set up shop. Today, it houses the City Sounds Museum showcasing the arts of music and dance through its collection of musical instruments, manuscripts, and exhibits on concerts, operas, musicians and sounds from various parts of the city.
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
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
The Vlaeykensgang is a hidden medieval street near the Cathedral connecting Hoogstraat, Oude Koornmarkt and Pelgrimsstraat
St Paul's Church is a beautiful mixed Gothic and Baroque church that was earlier part of a nunnery
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
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
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
The House of Literature contains a huge archive of manuscripts, notes, diaries and other writings by Flemish authors and presents their writing process as well as public reception to published works
ModeMuseum is the fashion museum of Antwerp