Antwerp Daily Life Tour, Antwerp

Antwerp has many attractions that are popular among locals, including sports venues, theaters, parks and shopping centers. Visit Dageraadplaats and see its amazing artificial starry sky. Walk Cogels Osyei and see the pride of the city, its Art Nouveau architecture, and be sure to visit Meir, the city’s famous shopping street, to find a great bargain.
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Antwerp Daily Life Tour Map

Guide Name: Antwerp Daily Life Tour
Guide Location: Belgium » Antwerp (See other walking tours in Antwerp)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Author: mary
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Airport and Stampe en Vertongen Museum

1) Airport and Stampe en Vertongen Museum

Inaugurated in 2001, the Stampe and Vertongen Museum is located within the premises of Antwerp Airport. Open for just three hours over the weekend, you can make a very personal visit to the Museum with your own group of 20 people or more on a weekday with prior arrangement with the management.

The Museum pays tribute to aviation pioneers Jean Stampe and Maurice Vertongen who started the first flying school at Deurne. The same site went on to become a factory for manufacturing the SV4...   view more
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Sportcentrum Het Rooi

2) Sportcentrum Het Rooi

Sportcentrum Het Rooi is one of Antwerp’s largest sports complexes. It is popular among locals for its diverse facilities, including a 400 meter running track, two basketball courts, five soccer fields, eight outdoor tennis courts and much...   view more
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Flemish Tram and Bus Museum

3) Flemish Tram and Bus Museum

The Flemish Tram and Bus Museum is an old shed that holds 55 trams and buses. Discover how a tram was blinded in 1943 or what uniform a driver was wearing in 1960. Take a ride through history in this wonderful...   view more
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Cogels Osylei

4) Cogels Osylei (must see)

A well maintained building of the past may be a very common sight in many cities, but seldom does one come across an entire neighborhood filled with structures from yesteryears, which not only boast some exquisite architecture but whose buildings are in the best of conditions. Antwerp has one such neighborhood that is treasured and cherished in the city.

Boasting a wide array of architectural styles, the neighborhood of Cogels Osylei boasts a collection of houses that stand as a testament to...   view more
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Dageraadplaats

5) Dageraadplaats

Dageraadplaats is a beautiful square housing a number of pubs and restaurants such as De Moeskop, Zeezicht and Primo. Its artificial starry sky at night is one of the most unique aspects of this...   view more
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Stadspark

6) Stadspark

The Stadspark is an English styled park laid out over 35 acres of land not very far from Antwerp Centraal Station. This triangular park located between Rubenslei, Van Eycklei and Quinten Matsijslei is the only park located in the city center of Antwerp. Constructed in the late 1860s by architect E. Van Cuyck, the Park is a conversion of an old Spanish fortification.

A pond in the Park adds to the scenery while also playing host to some common water birds. A white pedestrian bridge was...   view more
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Bourla Theater

7) Bourla Theater (must see)

Whether you are a theatre buff or not, you are sure to get captivated and enthralled by this enchanting little theatre in Antwerp. Standing tall, boasting a neat Neo-Classic style of architecture, the Bourla Theatre is a must visit in Antwerp.

Although there are bigger names that beat Bourla in terms of magnitude and status, they all lack the charm, brilliant design and sheer grandeur that the Bourla Theatre proudly showcases. Atop this magnificent structure are the noted figures of theatre...   view more

Walking Tours in Antwerp, Belgium

Create Your Own Walk in Antwerp

Create Your Own Walk in Antwerp

Creating your own self-guided walk in Antwerp is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Nightlife Tour in Antwerp

Nightlife Tour in Antwerp

Antwerp has many great attractions for nightlife entertainment, including Café De Muze and Paeters Vaetje. Take this tour to explore some of Antwerp's best nightspots and discover the local culture firsthand.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Old City of Antwerp Tour II

Old City of Antwerp Tour II

Visit Pierre Bruno Bourla’s most famous work, the Royal Theater, and witness its extraordinary 19th century architecture. Take a walk in the peaceful oasis of the Botanic Gardens and be sure to see the remarkable Rubens house and admire his famous masterpieces.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Shopping Tour of Antwerp

Shopping Tour of Antwerp

Antwerp is the best place in Europe to shop for diamonds. Visit the famous Diamond District, or Diamondland, the most beautiful diamond center in the city. Antiquity lovers can find a lot of interesting items on Kloosterstraat. Admire the beauty of Asian markets and restaurants in Antwerp's Chinatown. Follow this unforgettable tour, shop the best stores and have fun!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Deurne Neighbourhood Walk

Deurne Neighbourhood Walk

Visit the Silver Museum at Sterckshof castle to learn more about the art and technology of silver. See the City Hall, enjoy a meal at Rivierenhof Castle, enjoy a game with the Phantoms hockey team and much more in the beautiful neighborhood of Duerne.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Religious Sites of Antwerp

Religious Sites of Antwerp

Admire the unforgettable works of Peter Paul Rubens, Otto van Veen, Jacob de Backer and Marten de Vos at the Cathedral of Our Lady. Feel the spirit of antiquity at Beguinage of Antwerp. Listen to the music of the 18th century organ at St. James' Church and see the 18th century Baroque altar and the pulpit of Jan-Baptist Van Hool and Jan-Frans Van Geel at St. Andrew’s Church.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Kids Entertainment Tour

Kids Entertainment Tour

Kids are adored in Antwerp. There are lots of parks, playgrounds, museums and other entertainment for children. Learn more about ocean life at Aquatopia, see a unique collection of animals at Antwerp Zoo and taste original Belgian chocolate at Hans Burie Chocolate Shop!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km