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Antwerp's Port

Antwerp, Belgium
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Ranked #21 of 81 Attractions in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had a tour on the flandria boats around the port, impressive and interesting. You get a good idea of the activities and incredible business around If you have a little time, enjoye

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

a nice place to take a walk with friends at sunset, windy though. Take a jacket along. Enjoy watching the population coming and going...just appreciate the time and the company.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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136 reviews 136 reviews
107 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I enjoyed walking by the port, especially given my interest in shipping and the historical significance it represents here. I kinda walked by it quickly, and that's it. There isn't to much to do here, per se.

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Melbourne
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82 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Port area at Antwerp is not a pretty place. The area looks like it has not been touched for many years. There is some works underway but it looks like it will be many years until this becomes an interesting place to visit.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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126 reviews 126 reviews
88 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We walked to the port but you can also take public transport. The Museum Mas is an interesting building, moreover you can go up the escalators to reach the top floor with magnificient views of the city. Definitely well worth a visit.

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Alliance, Ohio
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10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The our of the Port of Antwerp is really a great way to spend an afternoon. It was especially good for our family because we were accompanied by our friend and relative that used to work here. It was a beautiful sunny day and the harbour boat was very nice and clean.

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Orillia, Canada
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12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We took the train from Brussels and walked all over Antwerp. We covered miles but are fit so it wasn't a problem at all. We walked from the train station to the port going through the city center and enjoying all the old buildings and shops. The city is known for it's diamond sales and there are plenty of stores... More

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Herriman, Utah, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Our tour was part of a canal tour, and it is huge. World War II in Europe was won from this port, as the Allies went across Europe most every thing needed came here. Know your History, it makes travel so much more fulfilling.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

my mum and I went on a cruise from Southampton to Antwerp it was a lovely few days and great places to visit to and we went on a tour bus which was very informative and had drinks and cake with a friend in a typical belguim tea room and when we departed the port a musical send off took... More

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Took the 3 hour afternoon boat trip with Flavian boats round the port which is amazing, if only for the vast area it cover (seems like 3 times the area of Antwerp city). Trip was 15 euros and well worth it. Commentary not amazing, but we had popped into the Port of Antwerp office/showplace just beside the MAS museum and... More

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