Once you visit Antwerp, Belgium, it’s easy to fall in love with the city. It may not be as popular among tourists as Brussels, but one trip is enough to make you remember it for the rest of your life. Here are three things you can do in Antwerp and have the time of your life.
Visit the Central Station
It’s best if you can arrange your arrival by train because the city Central Station is something you should see first. It’s often called the most beautiful train station in the world and it’s a perfect mix of modern and old architecture.
Antwerp is a place with many shopping centers and designer stores that you can browse while there. Enjoy your favorite international brands or discover the amazing local designers, just know that most stores are closed on Sundays!
Check Out Street Markets
Antwerp has plenty of street markets if you enjoy shopping in the open air. Many of them are open once per week, such as Vrijdagmarkt on Fridays, Exotic Market on Saturdays, or the Antique Market that also works on Saturdays. You can find all kinds of goods here, from antiques and bikes to food from all over the world, flowers, exotic birds, etc.