|The city of Antwerp (Antwerpen) is located in northern
Belgium, near the Dutch border. Known as the world's
diamond trading center, Antwerp has many interesting
museums and art galleries.
Antwerp is the second largest port city in Europe. It is also a centre of fashion and a popular shopping destination.
|A good selection of hotels
are available in downtown
Antwerp, near the
Brussels Airport and in surrounding communities.
Visitors can rent a vehicle at the airport and drive to Antwerp or simply catch a train to Antwerp's Centraal Station.
|Popular attractions in
Antwerp include the city hall (Stadhuis), the Antwerp
cathedral and a medieval castle (Het Steen).
From Antwerp, visitors can do day excursions to the historic towns of Ghent and Bruges. Brussels, Belgium's largest city is also nearby.