Belgium’s finest Gothic cathedral was 169 years in the making (1352–1521). Wherever you wander in Antwerp, its gracious, 123m-high spire...
Hourly 40-minute tours of the old city in an old-fashioned double-decker coach drawn by two stocky Brabant horses.
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Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Hidden in a tiny, cobbled laneway in a 16th-century building, this exquisite restaurant is among Antwerp's finest for Flemish cuisine...
Pelgrimstraat 15 · interesting places nearby
The ‘Pilgrim’ is a dark series of narrow, 15th-century brick cellars with long bench seats. Lit only by candles, it’s an atmospheric choice for a winter beer (from €2.40) and a generous portion of pasta bolognaise (€10) or other inexpensive bar food. But on Friday and Saturday nights, with advanced booking, one dungeon room launches a four-course ‘medieval feast’ that you eat with your hands (plus wooden spoon) and wash down with a bottle of wine or litre of beer per person (included).