Downtown & Fashion District Shopping (Self Guided), Antwerp

For a fantastic shopping experience while you are in Antwerp, investigate the Meir. This is one of the most famous shopping streets in Belgium and the busiest. It is also the most important shopping street in Antwerp. You will find many international clothing and shoe labels here, including some of the biggest names on European high streets. Look for smart and casual clothes, jewelry, shoes, items for the home and much more amid the mix of high street stores and local boutiques.

An added bonus of shopping on this traffic-free boulevard are the attractive Rococo buildings that house some of the stores. Many shoppers on the Meir are drawn to the restored Festival Hall. The early 20th-century building is now a shopping center with more than 50 stores.

Shopping in Antwerp also owes its stellar reputation to the Fashion District, which is principally centered on and around Kammenstraat and Nationalestraat. Browse for cool new looks for women and men in the big designer name and local designer shops. On Kammenstraat, a side-street of the Nationalestraat there are many stores offering the latest street wear collections.

Additional hot hangouts for clothes are Hopland and Schuttershofstraat. These are two streets that are popular with the rich and famous. Among the exclusive fashion shops here are Scapa, Armani and Hermes.
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Downtown & Fashion District Shopping Map

Guide Name: Downtown & Fashion District Shopping
Guide Location: Belgium » Antwerp
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Author: Linda

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