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The Boerentoren, also known as the Farmers' Tower, is considered as Europe's first skyscraper.
The Boerentoren, also known as the Farmers' Tower, is considered as Europe's first skyscraper. The Art Deco building was originally 87.5 m high, and raised to 95.8 m in 1976. It is now called KBC Tower after the company that owns it.
The Carolus Borromeus Church is a 17th century Jesuit church with a striking Baroque façade inspired by Il Gesu in Rome
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
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
Rockoxhuis is a 17th century patrician house where mayor and art collector Rockoxhuis lived
Meir is Antwerp's foremost shopping destination, lined with patrician Rococo buildings housing fashion boutiques and clothing retailers
ModeMuseum is the fashion museum of Antwerp
The Vlaeykensgang is a hidden medieval street near the Cathedral connecting Hoogstraat, Oude Koornmarkt and Pelgrimsstraat
Bourla Theatre is a 19th century neo-classicist theatre building designed by architect Pierre Bourla