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Address: Steenplein 1, Antwerp, Belgium
Phone Number: 03/232-08-50
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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We loved walking into this historic site which is stituated along the Schelde river & just a short walk from the Grote Markt. Yes, there is not a lot to buy or do, however... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We loved walking into this historic site which is stituated along the Schelde river & just a short walk from the Grote Markt. Yes, there is not a lot to buy or do, however everyone needs to remember that we normally do not see this in North America. I found the docked vessel (unique landmarks) up on land very interesting... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I wanted to give Steen Castle more than three stars, because everyone I bring to Antwerp wants photos here. But aside from the obvious attraction of the outside -the way it dominates the views of the river and its fairytale approaches, you can't spend too much time here as there's not an awful lot to do inside. Close to many... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This castle was beautiful to look at but past looking at it, there isn't really anything going on. I believe there are some kids activities inside but nothing past that.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

There's nothing to see in the castle - you can go in, but only for a small portion that's now used for children's art classes and things. There is a busker that plays violin outside the castle - was there when we visited 3 years ago, and there again this year, so it must be his day job! He's very... More 

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Holsbeek, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Het Steen is a medieval fortress in the old city centre of Antwerp, Belgium. It is part of the city ramparts. Standing on the bank of the Schelde river, the fortress made it possible to control the passage on the stream At the entrance bridge to the castle is a statue of a giant and two humans. It depicts the... More 

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Tortona, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 875 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This castle is located a bit far from the city center or the so called old town, well if you consider a short walk of about 10 minutes from the main cathedral. However the castle looks in very good condition, it's possible to get free access and walk through it. Very well preserved and very nice panoramic view on the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great photo opportunity. However, it's quite a small castle, and there really is just one room behind the impressive facade. The walk along the river is nice though.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Nice place, beautiful old stone architecture, easy to go. Highly recommended. Didn´t get inside, but out is very nice, anyway.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The Castle has been turned into a kids park of sorts. Children can come and learn about the arts and perform theater. There are no tours of the inside and the outside has very minimal information. So wander through the courtyard and use it to access the North River Walkway but don't go there for just the castle.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The Steen is nice and fun to take pictures at or to look at the Schelde river. It's interesting to see a castle like this. However, it gets an average rating since there's only a small path and a courtyard to see, nothing else.

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Address: Steenplein 1, Antwerp, Belgium
Phone Number: 03/232-08-50
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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