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Cogels Osylei

Zurenborg, Antwerp, Belgium
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Ranked #3 of 81 attractions in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Hamilton, Canada
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212 reviews 212 reviews
155 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a very interesting area to visit. Be prepared to walk along Cogels Osylei Street - this is not a drive-by tour. Once onto Cogels Osylei, make sure that you explore some of the side streets associated with it as there are some hidden gems along there too. The area has town houses intermingled with large mansions making for... More

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Noordeloos, The Netherlands
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Cogels Osylei is one of the most beautiful Streets I know. You'll best traverse it by foot, just to be able to fully explore the beauty of the 10-15 architectural wonders of the Jugendstil era that can be enjoyed here. If you're more pressed for time, take the tram ride with line 11 throughout the street, but - at least... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Definitely worth a visit away from the city centre! Beautiful art noveau and art deco houses along this cobbled (but busy street). Don't forget to check out the side streets, much quieter and just as impressive. When your feet get tired walk to the end of the Lei and have something to drink or a bite to eat in one... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Antwerp is a fascinating city for architecture and beauty. Cogels Oslei is unique in Europe; a fascinating example of 20 century town planning and architecture. Stand and stare. Refuel with good coffee and food and stroll around the neighbourhood in wonder. Treat yourself and stay at Abondance Logies on Cogels Oslei itself for immersion and a fantastic stay in one... More

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Dilbeek, Belgium
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12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

In these 3 streets forming a triangle, you'll be able to see some amazing houses build around 1900. Some are of Art Nouveau style. It's pretty close from the center of Antwerp and I suggest that any visitor should start by this visit. It will last about 45min to one hour depending of your pace. Besides, it's a free attraction.... More

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Rutland, Vermont
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

One of the best preserved streets depicting the Art Nouveau era! Park your car or take the tram and take the time to walk it through.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The former 'out of town' houses of the Antwerp Bourgeoisie are situated in this street which is lined by enormous art-nouveau buildings which give an amazing vieuw.

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Bologna
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22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Magnificient! Take less then an hour to see this Street, full of beautiful houses. And it's for free!!!

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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

a wonderful walk down this street and neighbouring ones takes you back in time - a very special area of art deco and art nouveau architecture

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Situated south of the main railway station between Antwerp and Berchem, you'll enter a different world. Mainly built between 1900 and 1920 you'll enter the unspoilt world of Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Jugendstil and Eclecticism, all rolled up in a square 2 kilometers of restored and renovated monumental buildings. Pick up your guide booklet at Antwerp Tourism to start your... More

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