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St Paul's Church is a beautiful mixed Gothic and Baroque church that was earlier part of a nunnery.
St Paul's Church is a beautiful mixed Gothic and Baroque church that was earlier part of a nunnery. The courtyard adjacent to the church has a remarkable monument of 63 statues depicting the Calvary, the site immediately outside Jerusalem's walls where Jesus was crucified.
Vleeshuis, which literally translates to 'Meat Hall', is a 16th century Gothic guildhall where butchers set up shop
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
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
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
Antwerp's Red Light District 't Schipperskwartier covers Schippersstraat, Vingerlingstraat, Verversrui and Villa Tinto
The Vlaeykensgang is a hidden medieval street near the Cathedral connecting Hoogstraat, Oude Koornmarkt and Pelgrimsstraat
The Carolus Borromeus Church is a 17th century Jesuit church with a striking Baroque façade inspired by Il Gesu in Rome
Rockoxhuis is a 17th century patrician house where mayor and art collector Rockoxhuis lived