Pelgrom: a Place in Antwerp Frozen in History

Pelgrom: a Place in Antwerp Frozen in History, Antwerp, Belgium (B)

Antwerp is a beautiful city full of attractions, delicious tastes, and a rich history. On the previous post, I wrote over the historical tourist attractions of the Antwerp under the title “Discovering the Medieval Traces of Antwerp.” There are some well-preserved public buildings and monuments around the city from medieval times such as the City Hall or the Cathedral.

In Antwerp, medieval spirit can also be traced in some of the private properties such as “Pelgrom”. Pelgrom is also a perfect place to enjoy Flemish cuisine in medieval style. Pelgrom has two different sections: a museum-house of a medieval family and a cellar as the restaurant.

Pelgrom is located on one of the well-preserved streets of Antwerp, on a narrow 16th-century street called Pelgrimstraat. This cute narrow street takes its name from “pilgrim”. In those times, pilgrims traveling from the north often passed through this street and took a break in one of the surrounding places. Nowadays Pelgrimstraat is a very popular street full of touristic sidewalk cafes and restaurants such as Pelgrom. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Pelgrom: a Place in Antwerp Frozen in History
Guide Location: Belgium » Antwerp
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Begum Erten-uyumaz
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pelgrom