Paleis op de Meir
The 1611 building was built as home and studio by celebrated painter Pieter Paul Rubens. Rescued from ruins in 1937, and extensively and...
If walking between the station and the centre, do look inside this fabulous shopping mall within a magnificent 1908 neoclassical...
This was Antwerp's stock exchange from 1531 to 1997.
Laurent Perrier Champagne Bar
Antwerp's kitschy indulgence is to sip bubbles while sitting in a two-storey 'champagne glass' platform within the incredibly ornate...
Grand Café Horta
Encased in glass, this large, bustling 21st-century brasserie was built in a popular project to 'recycle' surviving iron girders and...
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Paleis op de Meir information
This palatial mid-18th-century building was used by Napoleon when he visited Antwerp in 1811 and later by the Belgian royal family. The most accessible sections are used by interior-design shop Flamant, a restaurant and chocolate shop Chocolate Line, whose walls maintain some remarkable original murals but otherwise lays on the tack. To visit the rest of the building you must join a tour.