Antwerp Private Tour in Brussels, Belgium
Antwerp has it all! It is not only the city of the famous painter Rubens. The river Scheldt is also the cradle of Antwerp and everywhere you will enjoy beautiful views of the waterway. Our guided walk through the old city starts at the impressive 13th century castle that guarded the city and its medieval river port. Antwerp has now become one of the largest harbor cities in the world. Our Ladys Cathedral is the most impressive church in the Low Countries. It welcomes you with countless paintings by world class artists of the 17th century. The absolute masterpieces are the Rubens paintings. We will also take you to the gothic guild houses at the Market Square. Antwerp railway station is a must-see. It is said to be the most beautiful railway station in the world. Nearby are the diamond district and the Jewish quarter. In your free time, you should try the local beer called a Bolleke.
In 1352, the construction began and became the largest gothic church in the Netherlands. In 1521, after nearly 170 years the church was ready. The north tower is 123 M high and the south tower is 66M. Houses the 4 main paintings painted by P.P.Rubens: "The raising of the cross", "The resurrection of Christ", "The descent from the cross" and "The assumption of the Virgin".
The oldest of the country of 1905 and built by the architect Delacenserie. Situated in the Jewish area and also the diamants area. 2007: construction of a tunnel to welcome the speed trains. 2009: the 4th most beautiful railway station in the world. Next to the station is the beautiful Zoo!
Castle of the 13th century and since 1952 the National Museum of Maritime. Situated along the old fortifications of the city.
Highlights: medieval river port, Market Square, diamond district, Jewish quarter, Antwerp railway station, Cathedral.
Includes: a guide, private air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee to Cathedral.