Sometimes this beautiful city is turned off by its magnificent and famous city neighbors, Bruges and Ghent.
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Or hidden from the popular and capital of the country and the UE, Brussels.
But we assure you that Antwerp has a lot to offer its visitors that will not be left indifferent.
The city, that has the desire to be the capital of Belgium, is home, in the so-called heart of Europe, of one of the most important ports around the world. The history of the port of Antwerp goes back to Napoleon’s era, who ordered the construction of its first pier. After several interludes, today it is one of the most important economic factors of the city and the country.
This port city made the diamond market flourished. This trade dates back to the 15th century and in which today approximately 80% of the world's rough diamond circulates. So, if you are looking to make purchases of this precious stone so highly valued by society, you have come to the right place and you will have an entire neighborhood to shine your eyes. But always a good jewel has to go with an outfit that goes with it. And we have to talk about the famous international designers; ¨The Antwerp Six ¨, who have dedicated their lives to fashion for all kinds of tastes, or perhaps choose to shop in the Meir, the most famous shopping street in the country with more than 250 stores.
But if we prefer art or another type of culture, we will have to choose between several options, since the city offers us a wide variety of museums, exhibitions and a wide range of places for the laser.
For the inhabitants of this city, Antwerp is a city and the rest is parking.
And with this popular phrase we invite you to know why.