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The Palace of Justice, aptly nicknamed 'Butterfly Palace' for its winged layout, houses the 6 main courts and 26 smaller courts.
The Palace of Justice, aptly nicknamed 'Butterfly Palace' for its winged layout, houses the 6 main courts and 26 smaller courts. The old Palace of Justice is a 19th century red brick building on the Britselei.
The FotoMuseum in Antwerp displays a collection of historical and contemporary photographs
The Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst (Museum of Modern Art) showcases contemporary art by Belgian and international artists
The Zuiderpershuis is a Flemish Renaissance style building that functions as a cultural centre today, but was once a hydraulic power station with energy ports for powering cranes, bridges and locks
Closed for renovation till 2017
Muntplein is the street artists' corner in Antwerp, with walls splashed with colorful, everchanging graffiti
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
ModeMuseum is the fashion museum of Antwerp
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 Vlaeykensgang is a hidden medieval street near the Cathedral connecting Hoogstraat, Oude Koornmarkt and Pelgrimsstraat