The voluptuous, baroque Brabo Fountain depicts Antwerp’s giant-killing, hand-throwing legend.
As with every great Flemish city, Antwerp’s medieval heart is a classic Grote Markt (Market Sq). Here the triangular, pedestrianised...
Exploring Antwerp's history though its network of former sewers might not initially sound appealing, but guided tours of the underground...
Historic guildhall pub with fabulous cathedral views from the terrace.
Savour great Italian food and fresh wood-fired thin-crust pizzas just a ravioli toss from the Grote Markt. Settle on the terrace with...
Grote Markt · interesting places nearby
Presiding over the vast Grote Markt, the impressive Renaissance-style stadhuis was designed by Cornelius Floris De Vriendt and completed in 1565. Its palatial facade is a blend of Flemish and Italian styles, an innovative departure from the standard Gothic architecture prevalent at the time of construction. The commanding gable is topped by a fine gilded eagle and flanked by statues representing wisdom and justice.