Known as Belgium’s “capital of cool”, “city of diamonds” and “city of fashion”, the attractions in Antwerp are endless.
The reason why there are so many things to do in Antwerp is down to the city’s wealthy past. Found only 15 km (9 miles) south of the Dutch border, it lies on the River Scheldt which links it to the North Sea which has historically made it a hugely important port.
Around 400 years ago, Antwerp was among the most prosperous cities in Europe. At that time, its strategic position meant that its status rose until it became the second-largest European city north of the Alps. Read Post