City Guide Antwerp, Belgium

Visiting Antwerp

The second largest city in Belgium and the second largest port on the continent, Antwerp is a bustling metropolis which people from all over the world have made their home. Oh and it's also home to the world's largest diamond cutting industry.

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Antwerp City Reviews

  • 80%


    Shear Beauty

    Don't miss the central station. The design and architecture of the building is a shear beauty. Grand plaza is another place not to be missed, don't overlook the golden figures on the top of the buildings. Very accessible by walking and you could relax in the parks if you have the time.

    Insider Tip:Always look around, or you might miss small details!

  • 100%


    loved it

    we did not have much time to explore it as we spent only one day and night, I will definitely go back to explore it more someday soon in future.

    Insider Tip:There is no need to take public transport or buy travel ticket, as most of touristy places are well within walking distance.

  • 60%



    I didn't experience the pleasure of partying here, however I spent a few quiet days exploring the city. It is easy enough to walk around the main area and it has a great tram system that can take you anywhere you need. There is a very old zoo and plenty of historic buildings. I think I would have enjoyed being there in the weekend too.

    Insider Tip:Not a lot of people speak great English

  • 80%


    3 nights in Antwerp

    The place has a nostalgy feeling because almost every buildings are really old and most of them are beauties. Antwerp is really multicultural place and for someone (like me) who is not used to it the city can feel very weird and uncomfortable but don't worry because people are really nice in there. If you can speak english you won't encounter any problems with the communication.

    Insider Tip:Dare to try different food places while you're in city and the beer and fries are awesome.

  • 90%


    A quiet city.

    Small, quiet, culturally dense. The locals are very friendly and will speak english once you start talking. An excellent city to visit for a few days or a week.

    Insider Tip:Dress warm. Rent a bike. Go off the map.

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