Antwerp Tourism

Shopping! Designer boutiques and trendy stores on Meir notwithstanding, Antwerp markets have personalities. The centuries old Friday market (Vrigdagmarkt) has people coming in from all over to trade in second hand goods of every kind. The Linjwaadmarkt on Saturday offers some really unique clothes. Sint-Jansvliet on Sundays is terrific for antiques, and at the same time, there's a lively bird market. It's like a European Hong Kong. And we won't talk about the diamond market.

Architecture! Antwerp is one of the prettiest cities you'll ever see. Everywhere you go; the architecture is intricate and stylish, from the beautiful churches and the solemn museums to the stunning Antwerp Central Station. Walking around Antwerp neighbourhoods, which are clean and colourful, atmospheric in a manner that few other European cities can match. Each one of you should visit Antwerp at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Antwerp.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Antwerp

  • Know the pollution level of Antwerp before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 67.22 (High)
    • Water Pollution 39.74 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.05 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 49.36 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.15 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Antwerp for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Antwerp.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.93 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.85 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 24.15 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 23.28 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.3 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 32.78 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.81 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.48 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.64 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.45 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 23.48 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.88 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Antwerp is 157.09 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.36 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.42 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 60.66 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.08 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.31 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.03 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.82 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 88.12 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Antwerp

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.58 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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