Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #7 in Antwerp, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 14 sights
Distance 9.6 km
Ascend 75 m
Descend 72 m

Explore Antwerp in Belgium with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in AntwerpIndividual Sights in Antwerp

Sight 1: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van het Heilig Hartkerk

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The Church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart is a church building in the district of Borgerhout in the city of Antwerp, located at Te Boelaarlei 11.

Wikipedia: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van het Heilig Hartkerk (Borgerhout) (NL)

1585 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 2: Heilige Familie en Sint-Corneliuskerk

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The Church of the Holy Family and Saint Cornelius is a Roman Catholic cruciform basilica located on Koxplein, in the district of Borgerhout, in the Belgian city of Antwerp.

Wikipedia: Heilige Familie en Sint-Corneliuskerk (Borgerhout) (NL), Heritage Website

633 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: Sint-Norbertuskerk

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St. Norbert's Church is a neo-Gothic church in Antwerp, Belgium. The building is located in the Zurenborg district, on the corner of Dageraadplaats and Korte Altarstraat. This district has an eclectic development. It is located in the border area of the districts of Antwerp, Berchem and Borgerhout.

Wikipedia: Sint-Norbertuskerk (Antwerpen) (NL), Heritage Website

387 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Dôme

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Dôme is a Michelin-starred restaurant in Antwerp.

Wikipedia: Dôme (NL), Website, Heritage Website

165 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Hoofdsynagoge van de Israelisch Orthodoxe Gemeente Machsiké Hadass

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Hoofdsynagoge van de Israelisch Orthodoxe Gemeente Machsiké Hadass Vandevorst, Kris / CC BY 4.0

The Machsike Hadass is a Haredi Jewish community in Antwerp. The name comes from Hebrew and means "Keepers of the Commandment" or also "Maintainers of the Faith". In standard Hebrew, this is pronounced machsikee hadat. The main synagogue of this Israelite Hasidic community was built in 1913-14 in an eclectic style with an exotic character to a design by J. Hofman. The synagogue is located at 43 Oostenstraat and Chaim Kreiswirth is the Chief Rabbi.

Wikipedia: Machsike Hadass (NL), Heritage Website

693 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Christus’ Geboortekerk

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Christus’ Geboortekerk Vandevorst, Kris / CC BY 4.0

St. Joseph's Church is an originally Roman Catholic church in Antwerp. It was inaugurated in 1868 and built in neo-Romanesque style to a design by Eugeen Gife. Since 2000 it has been rented by the Russian Orthodox Christ's Nativity parish. The address of the church is Loosplaats 1.

Wikipedia: Sint-Jozefkerk (Antwerpen) (NL), Website, Heritage Website

995 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 7: Sint-Bonifaciuskerk

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Saint Boniface Church is an Anglican church in Antwerp. It falls within the Archdeaconry of North-West Europe, which itself is part of the 44th diocese of the Church of England, the Diocese in Europe.

Wikipedia: St. Boniface Church, Antwerp (EN), Website, Heritage Website

1210 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 8: Kapel van het Allerheiligste Sacrament

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The Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament on the Hemelstraat in Antwerp is a 19th-century neo-Gothic chapel built from 1890 to 1892 by architect Ernest Stordiau. Although it was originally built as a women's monastery, it is now used as a priory of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Pius X for Flanders.

Wikipedia: Kapel van het Allerheiligste Sacrament (NL), Website, Website Fr, Heritage Website

478 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 9: Oud Gerechtshof

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The Gerechtshof Britselei is a courthouse on the Britselei in the Belgian city of Antwerp.

Wikipedia: Gerechtshof Britselei (NL), Heritage Website

264 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Thomas More Hogeschool

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Thomas More Hogeschool Vandevorst, Kris / CC BY 4.0

The Katholieke Vlaamse Hogeschool is a former Catholic college in Antwerp, Belgium. In 2000 it merged into the Lessius University of Applied Sciences, which later became the Thomas More University of Applied Sciences for professional bachelor's degrees. Since 2013, the academic programmes have been part of KU Leuven.

Wikipedia: Katholieke Vlaamse Hogeschool (NL), Heritage Website

790 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 11: De Vijf Werelddeelen

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De Vijf Werelddeelen

The house De Vijf Werelddelen (Dutch: Huis De Vijf Werelddelen) was built by the architect Frans Smet-Verhas in 1901. It is considered to be one of the most original and extravagant works of Art Nouveau in Belgium and is located in Antwerp in the Flemish region.

Wikipedia: Huis De Vijf Werelddelen (FR), Heritage Website

129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Joodse Synagoge

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Joodse Synagoge

The Synagogue Shomré Hadas, commonly known as the Hollandse Synagoge. is a Modern Orthodox synagogue built in Antwerp, Belgium. The building is so named because it was commissioned by descendants of Jews who came to Antwerp from the Netherlands in the early 19th century. It was the first large synagogue in Antwerp. Today the synagogue is used for services only on Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Shabbat morning service.

Wikipedia: Hollandse Synagoge (EN), Heritage Website

935 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 13: Justitiepaleis Antwerpen

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Justitiepaleis AntwerpenArend from Oosterhout, Netherlands / CC BY 2.0

The Antwerp Courthouse, often referred to as the Butterfly Palace, is a building in the south of the Belgian city of Antwerp. It is located on Place Bolivar, where the Gare du Midi used to be. The building was designed by Richard Rogers.

Wikipedia: Gerechtsgebouw Antwerpen (NL), Heritage Website

1349 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 14: Sint-Laurentiuskerk

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St. Lawrence Church is a parish church in the city of Antwerp, located at Van Schoonbekestraat 155.

Wikipedia: Sint-Laurentiuskerk (Antwerpen) (NL), Heritage Website


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