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Antwerp: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

1. Antwerp: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

Get the most out of your visit to Antwerp with a private guided walking tour through the historical heart of the city. Explore all of Antwerp's highlights while learning about history, legends, and interesting facts. Admire historic churches, characteristic squares, popular museums, and medieval architecture. After meeting your guide at the Grote Markt, Antwerp’s main square, walk through the city’s historic quarter on a route that includes all the must-visit spots. You'll explore Grote Markt first, where you can marvel at the medieval guild houses, city hall, and Brabo Fountain. From there, head to Hendrik Conscience Statue, named after the Flemish writer Hendrik Conscience. This site hosts an impressive Baroque church and the old city library. Visit the world-famous Carolus Borromeus Church with its 17th-century Baroque details before stopping at Handelsbeurs Antwerpen (the Bourse of Antwerp), the world's first Wall Street. Here, you’ll find out how the city came to be an important international trading center in the 16th century. Rubens House is next on the itinerary: the house is the former home and workshop of the famous Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens. Learn more about his life story and some secrets behind the artist’s success. At MoMu, one of the world’s leading fashion museums, you'll get some inspiration for your next fashion shopping trip before heading to the Museum Plantin-Moretus, the first museum to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk through Vlaeykensgang, a secret medieval alley that’s not easy to find on your own. Your guide will take you back in time and show you the best-preserved remnants of the Middle Ages in Antwerp. This spot is said to be the most photographed place in the city. Make sure to be camera-ready as you arrive at the Nello & Patrasche Statue, another popular attraction in the city. Finish the tour in front of the Cathedral of Our Lady, where you’ll learn the history and curious facts about its construction.

Antwerp : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

2. Antwerp : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

Traverse the city's historic core, delving into Grote Markt's medieval charm with its guild houses, City Hall, and Brabo Fountain, while tales of their significance unfold. Venture to Hendrik Conscience Statue, unveiling architectural gems and the city's intellectual legacy. Marvel at the opulence of Carolus Borromeus Church, steeped in Baroque elegance linked to Rubens. Dive into Antwerp's Golden Age at Handelsbeurs Antwerpen, a historical hub akin to Wall Street. Discover the artistic realm at Rubens House and delve into fashion's heart at MoMu - Fashion Museum Antwerp. Explore the UNESCO-recognized Museum Plantin-Moretus and the medieval allure of Vlaeykensgang.

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Antwerp: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

Antwerp: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

Get the most out of your visit to Antwerp with a private guided walking tour through the historical heart of the city. Explore all of Antwerp's highlights while learning about history, legends, and interesting facts. Admire historic churches, characteristic squares, popular museums, and medieval architecture. After meeting your guide at the Grote Markt, Antwerp’s main square, walk through the city’s historic quarter on a route that includes all the must-visit spots. You'll explore Grote Markt first, where you can marvel at the medieval guild houses, city hall, and Brabo Fountain. From there, head to Hendrik Conscience Statue, named after the Flemish writer Hendrik Conscience. This site hosts an impressive Baroque church and the old city library. Visit the world-famous Carolus Borromeus Church with its 17th-century Baroque details before stopping at Handelsbeurs Antwerpen (the Bourse of Antwerp), the world's first Wall Street. Here, you’ll find out how the city came to be an important international trading center in the 16th century. Rubens House is next on the itinerary: the house is the former home and workshop of the famous Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens. Learn more about his life story and some secrets behind the artist’s success. At MoMu, one of the world’s leading fashion museums, you'll get some inspiration for your next fashion shopping trip before heading to the Museum Plantin-Moretus, the first museum to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk through Vlaeykensgang, a secret medieval alley that’s not easy to find on your own. Your guide will take you back in time and show you the best-preserved remnants of the Middle Ages in Antwerp. This spot is said to be the most photographed place in the city. Make sure to be camera-ready as you arrive at the Nello & Patrasche Statue, another popular attraction in the city. Finish the tour in front of the Cathedral of Our Lady, where you’ll learn the history and curious facts about its construction.

Antwerp : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

Antwerp : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

Traverse the city's historic core, delving into Grote Markt's medieval charm with its guild houses, City Hall, and Brabo Fountain, while tales of their significance unfold. Venture to Hendrik Conscience Statue, unveiling architectural gems and the city's intellectual legacy. Marvel at the opulence of Carolus Borromeus Church, steeped in Baroque elegance linked to Rubens. Dive into Antwerp's Golden Age at Handelsbeurs Antwerpen, a historical hub akin to Wall Street. Discover the artistic realm at Rubens House and delve into fashion's heart at MoMu - Fashion Museum Antwerp. Explore the UNESCO-recognized Museum Plantin-Moretus and the medieval allure of Vlaeykensgang.

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