Find Everything You Need Within Reach on Private Tours of Antwerp
Antwerp is Belgium’s second city, biggest port and capital of cool! Find everything you need within reach on a guided Antwerp private tours. With a history dating to the Middle Ages, it has long been powerful for everyone from fashion tycoons to art lovers and diamond dealers. In its centre, the centuries-old Diamond District houses thousands of diamond traders, cutters and polishers.
A city dripping in history - and diamonds! If you love art, food and fashion see why Antwerps got it all on a guided sightseeing tour
In the 16th century, it was one of Europe’s most important cities and home to baroque superstar painter Pieter Paul Rubens. Despite many historical toils and severe WWII bombing, Antwerp retains an intriguing medieval heart with plenty of café-filled cobbled lanes, a riverside fortress and a grand cathedral. The Cathedral is a peak of Gothic architecture, and at the time of completion was one of the tallest constructions in the world, and still holds that title within the city. Visitors often comment on the exceeding elegance of the building, the exquisitely stained glass windows, it’s beautiful statuary and the magnificent altar. It’s one of the world’s most beautiful churches.
Antwerp’s top drawcards are its vibrant fashion and entertainment scene, along with its startling architectural and cultural contrasts. Antwerp’s Flemish Renaissance architecture is exemplified by the Grote Markt, a central square in the old town. Surrounded by beautiful buildings, restaurants and bars - the place a very bustling feel. Grab a local and ask them to tell you the story behind the magnificent statue of Brabo (a local legend) in the centre. Why not try the various chocolate and beer on offer? On a sightseeing tour of Antwerp, you can also take a horse-drawn carriage tour of the city!
A pinnacle of Antwerp is its Zoo - one of the oldest zoos in the world. Home to over 5000 animals across 950 different species. Polar bears, Siberian tigers, Indian elephants, orang-utans. There is also tranquil gardens here too - so if you’re tired, head over there for some rest and peace.