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The Antwerp Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the world, dating back to 1843.
The Antwerp Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the world, dating back to 1843. It is home to over 7000 animals across 950 species, and puts on a sea lion show in the Aquaforum everyday.
Counted among the most beautiful railway stations in the world, the Antwerp Central Station is definitely worth visiting even if you are not arriving or leaving by train
The Aquatopia is an aquarium with over 10000 fishes and reptiles in the basement of the Radisson Blu hotel
Antwerp's Chinatown is situated along Van Wesenbekestraat
The Jewish Quarter in Antwerp is often referred to as a Shtetl (Yiddish for village or small town) due to the high population of about 15000 Jews, several of them being Orthodox and Hasidic
Antwerp's famous Diamantkwartier or Diamond District lies to the south and southwest of the central station, along Pelikaanstraat
The Museum Ridder Smidt van Gelder houses the decorative art collection of Peter Smidt van Gelder (1878-1956) at his Beaux-Arts residence
The Begijnhof (Beguinage) was a monastery for beguines - women who lived like nuns without taking their vows
Bourla Theatre is a 19th century neo-classicist theatre building designed by architect Pierre Bourla
Meir is Antwerp's foremost shopping destination, lined with patrician Rococo buildings housing fashion boutiques and clothing retailers
ECK is a gallery for contemporary visual arts