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The Carolus Borromeus Church is a 17th century Jesuit church with a striking Baroque façade inspired by Il Gesu in Rome.
The Carolus Borromeus Church is a 17th century Jesuit church with a striking Baroque façade inspired by Il Gesu in Rome. It was once known for its 39 ceiling paintings by Rubens that were lost in a lightning-ignited fire in 1718.
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
Rockoxhuis is a 17th century patrician house where mayor and art collector Rockoxhuis lived
The Boerentoren, also known as the Farmers' Tower, is considered as Europe's first skyscraper
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
Antwerp's Red Light District 't Schipperskwartier covers Schippersstraat, Vingerlingstraat, Verversrui and Villa Tinto
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
Rubenshuis on the Wapper was the home and studio of acclaimed artist Peter Paul Rubens where he stayed from 1610 till his death in 1640
St Paul's Church is a beautiful mixed Gothic and Baroque church that was earlier part of a nunnery