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Address: Zurenborg, Antwerp, Belgium
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Beautiful area. Worse of seeing for sure.

Beautiful area. Worse of seeing for sure. Take 1/2 or 1 hour walk to enjoy beautiful architecture and very special atmosphere in this area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area. Worse of seeing for sure. Take 1/2 or 1 hour walk to enjoy beautiful architecture and very special atmosphere in this area.

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Loughton, Essex, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A sheer delight for any fan of the jugendstil/art nouveau. All the houses individual, the side streets less imposing but more intimate. The tramway (no.11) still run by 1960s trams at the ime of writing, adds to the impression, as do various classic cars dotted about. The northern end, leading into the Tramway-plein, contains the Wattman cafe (Wattman- tram driver)... More 

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

All the houses on this road and nearby are elegant examples of art nouveau architecture. Cogels Osylei has the poshest houses but the adjoining roads without front gardens are also worth seeing.Almost all are still intact and in good condition. tiling, ironwork, windows, woodwork are wonderful and each house is different.l Look out for the crossroads with The corner houses... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is an architecturally stunning reminder of how the other half lived in our not too distant past. Walking around this area you can easily imagine how it must have been to be wealthy 100 years ago. Today it's worth dropping by here to witness the beautiful buildings and the location in general. There are restaurants in the area so... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

There's really not much to do on Cogels-Oyslei except stroll down the street with your mouth open, pointing at all the architectural flights of fancy. This street is the crown jewel of a fascinating neighborhood. Printed and online guides are available to answer questions as they arise, but just let your eyes wander. There's everything from Art Deco to faux-medieval,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

If you love Art Nouveau, or are simply intrigued, then do pay a visit. Wander around these extraordinary streets, and look carefully at the houses, some of which are really beautiful, some very odd, very Gothic, some adorned with gargoyles, some with tiles illustrating pagan events etc. but altogether a great experience. It would be even better if we could... More 

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Antwerpen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The excellent high standard Art Deco district of Antwerp. Houses designed by the top Art deco architects of early 1900 's.

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A must see for lovers of architecture.It is quite far from Antwerp Central, almost an hours walk through very quiet lanes,but the end result totally justifies the long walk.Or take the tram which costs 3€ per person?Do not miss it.We had kept it last on our to do list but that's a huge mistake.Keep it first,it's really worth the effort.

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Worcester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Well worth a stroll along to enjoy the mixed architecture of the numerous splendid buildings. Added to this the Line 11 single car PCC trams run along the cobbled roadway adding to the heritage atmosphere. Bertram Station is close to one end of the avenue, so easy to reach.

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

That's really amazing, I mean, it's not just a single attraction that I am talking about, it's like a fully wide district of superb architectural houses. Each one is different to one other and that's the peculiarity. I just get a quick stroll here, you will not regret it.

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