Best Things To Do in Antwerp

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Antwerp, Belgium

Must see places in Antwerp ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Antwerp and point of interests to visit.

  1. Antwerp Central Station

    #1 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Antwerp Central Station

    Tags: Architecture , Station

    Address: Antwerp, 2018 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 12:45 am - 11:59 pm Details

    It’s so pretty it’s called the Railway Cathedral. Its every aspect is lavishly and minutely decorated, and lovers of both architecture and trains have spent many an hour here photographing...Read more

  2. Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom

    #2 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery

    Address: Hanzestedenplaats 1, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This eccentric looking building I s relatively new among the other museums, but it’s gained a lot of love quickly. It showcases the industrial spirit and history of Antwerp. The main collections...Read more

  3. Cathedral Of Our Lady

    #3 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Cathedral Of Our Lady

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Groenplaats 21, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A pinnacle of Gothic architecture, the Cathedral was at the time of completion one of the tallest buildings in the world, and still holds that title within the city. Despite having lost much of it&rsq...Read more

  4. Grote Markt

    #4 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Grote Markt

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Leisure, Market

    Address: Oude Beurs 29, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    In a way, this town square reminds one of utopia. It’s clean, spacious and comforting all at the same time. Beautiful buildings surround it and if that’s not all to check out, the people w...Read more

  5. Rubens House

    #5 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Rubens House

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery

    Address: Wapper 9-11, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Peter Paul Rubens, the most legendary of Antwerp painters, did most of his work in this house. Even during his heydeys he was a tourist attraction unto himself. The rich and famous would gather here a...Read more

  6. Antwerp Zoo

    #6 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Antwerp Zoo

    Tags: Garden, Zoo, Play Ground, Walking Area

    Address: KoninginAstridplein 26, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:45 pm Details

    One of the oldest zoos in the world, this place hosts over 5000 animals across 950 different species. Okapis, polar bears, Siberian tigers, Indian elephants, orang-utans, … the animals here are...Read more

  7. Da Giovanni

    #7 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Da Giovanni

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Jan Blomstraat 8, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    While restaurant as this cannot be deemed as a popular tourist attraction, it is certainly much talked about among foodies who come here to have a taste of some authentic Italian dishes. The flavours ...Read more

  8. Plantin-moretus Museum

    #8 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Plantin-moretus Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Unesco Site

    Address: Vrijdagmarkt 22-23, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Plantin-Moretus Museum is sure to be on the bucket list of every avid book reader who ever gets to visit Antwerp. This very place was once the most well-known printing house around the globe and o...Read more

  9. Carolus Boromeus Church

    #9 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Carolus Boromeus Church

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Hendrik Conscienceplein 12, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    There isn’t much to be said about this church beyond it sheer elegant beauty, but that’s more than enough to be getting on with. It was initially called the Ignatius Church, and it is a Ch...Read more

  10. Museum Mayer Van Den Bergh

    #10 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Museum Mayer Van Den Bergh

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Gasthuisstraat 19, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This extensive private collection was built over a period of forty one years and includes some truly distinctive and unique pieces. The unassuming outside can fool you; the museum is very well maintai...Read more

  11. St Anna Tunnel

    #11 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    St Anna Tunnel

    Tags: Walking Area, Tunnel

    Address: Sint-Annatunnel, Antwerpen 2000 Antwerpen, VlaamsGewest, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is an unusual and often overlooked attraction by visitors. The entire draw of the place focuses on the experience of being inside a surreal tube tunnel that gives the imprsseio of being entirely ...Read more

  12. Middelheim Sculpture Museum

    #12 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Middelheim Sculpture Museum

    Tags: Architecture , Specialty Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Middelheimlaan 61, 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Born out of an open air sculpture exhibition in the 1950’s, the Middelheim Sculpture Museum currently has over 200 hundred fantastic pieces on display, and the number grows every year. This is a...Read more

  13. Meir

    #13 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Meir

    Tags: Cafe, Leisure, Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Leysstraat, Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    If the grand architecture around this area wasn’t enough, the Meir is also the most important shopping destination in Antwerp. Hundreds of thousands of people descend on the streets here occasio...Read more

  14. Veron

    #14 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Veron

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Dance Club, Disco

    Address: Paardenmarkt 80, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium.

    Timings: 05:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Popular with all the late-nighters and part maniacs of the city because of its opening hours (5.30 am), this place is ideal for early risers too. Simple, no-nonsense, healthy food.Bread, fillings and ...Read more

  15. Rockox House

    #15 of 126 Things To Do in Antwerp
    Rockox House

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Off Beaten Path

    Address: Keizerstraat 10, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The house was the dwelling of the mayor of Antwerp in Ruben’s lifetime. It’s basically a museum with an eclectic collection of art and furniture decorated around an interior that exudes st...Read more

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Top Antwerp Activities And Tours

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    Antwerp City of Rubens

    Duration: 6 Hrs

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    Sint-Margaretastraat

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  • Doelen Bolwerk

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    Hemelshoek 235

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    Turnhoutsebaan 199

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  • Plantin-Moretus Museum

    Vrijdagmarkt 22

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  • Museum Mayer van den Bergh

    Lange Gasthuisstraat 19

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    Wapper 9-11

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    Waalsekaai 47

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    Vleeshouwersstraat 38

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    Nationalestraat 28

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  • Kinkajoe

    Isabellalei 114

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    De Renlaan 25

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    Hinneneter 2

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  • Indoor Speeltuin 't Mierennest

    Sint-Jansstraat 9

    Amusement Parks Restaurants
  • P.F.C. van Laerhoven

    Buntweg 5

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  • Hoornaert DOLCE FAR NIËNTE

    Houtmarkt 5

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  • Het Pomphuis

    Siberiastraat

    French International Bars
  • Brasseurs

    Britselei 53

    Restaurants Bars
  • Axxes World bvba

    Groenendaallaan 396

    Restaurants Bars
  • Cafedelux

    Melkmarkt 18

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars Restaurants
  • Den Draak

    Draakplaats 1

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Café De Vuile Was

    Grote Pieter Potstraat 16A

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  • Blitz NV

    Statiestraat 40

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Funtastic Casino

    Lange Nieuwstraat 6

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Fortuna 2000 Casino

    Florent van Cauwenberghstraat, 9

    Casinos and Gaming Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Golden Games

    Guido Gezellelaan 6

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  • Bof

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  • PokerCompetitieClub

    Bredabaan 134

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  • Hobokense Polder

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  • De Antwerpse Hulphonden Vzw

    Mexicostraat 3

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  • Gipsy's Animed De Braafmakers Gcv

    Weehagenweg 32

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    Dog Parks
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    Dog Parks
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  • Heide Beach

    Beaches
  • Humbeek Plage

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  • Schildestrand

    Beaches
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  • Blokkersdijk

    Hiking
  • Finse Piste

    Hiking
  • Stadsvesten Lier

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  • Fitometer

    Roodkruisstraat

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