Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Antwerpen, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 1.8 km
Ascend 23 m
Descend 26 m

Experience Antwerpen in Belgium in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Antwerpen

Sight 1: Fort 7

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Fort 7 is a fort located in Wilrijk and part of the Brialmont belt built under Henri Alexis Brialmont. Construction began in 1859 and was completed in 1864. The fort is built with beautiful masonry and decorations in natural stone. It also has some original brick and concrete hollow beams.

Wikipedia: Fort 7 (NL), Heritage Website

1373 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 2: Begraafplaats Wilrijk Schoonselhof

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Schoonselhof Cemetery is located in Hoboken, Antwerp, a suburb of Antwerp, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Schoonselhof cemetery (EN), Website, Heritage Website

385 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Baron Isidoor Opsomer

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Baron Isidoor Opsomer OnbekendUnknown author / CC BY-SA 4.0

Isidore Edmond Henri, Baron Opsomer, also known as Isidoor Opsomer, was a Flemish painter. He was a realistic and post-impressionist painter of portraits, cityscapes, landscapes, and still lifes. He was also active as an etcher and lithographer.

Wikipedia: Isidore Opsomer (NL)

36 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 4: Gerard Walschap

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Gerard Walschap

Jacob Lodewijk Gerard, Baron Walschap, was a Belgian writer.

Wikipedia: Gerard Walschap (EN), Mapillary

7 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 5: Pol de Mont

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Pol de Mont

Charles Polydore de Mont or Pol de Mont was a Belgian writer and poet.

Wikipedia: Charles Polydore de Mont (EN), Mapillary

5 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 6: Jef van Hoof

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Jef van Hoof

Jef Van Hoof was a Belgian composer and conductor with a Flemish ethnic background. After World War I, he was sentenced to eight months in prison for collaborating with the German occupiers.

Wikipedia: Jef van Hoof (EN)

5 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 7: Jos van Eynde

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Theophile Joris (Jos) Van Eynde was a Belgian politician for the BSP.

Wikipedia: Jos Van Eynde (NL)

18 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 8: Lode Baekelmans

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Lode Baekelmans

Ludovicus Henricus (Lode) Baekelmans was a Belgian naturalist writer.

Wikipedia: Lode Baekelmans (NL)


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