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Stunning Building

Antwerp's Havenhuis (Port Authority Building) is a stunning building that we saw as we entered... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
Take your camera to Hadid

If you like taking pictures spent at least 3 hours surrounding this building. The good news is that... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2019
JohnSteyaert
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Antwerp's Havenhuis (Port Authority Building) is a stunning building that we saw as we entered Antwerp by cruise boat from the River Schelde. Situated to the north of Kettendijk Dock, it is somewhat out of town. Designed by the British/Iraqi architect Hadid, it incorporates the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed April 19, 2019

We just have a distant look at this "diamond-shaped" structure from the other end of the port. Havenhuis was a nice sturcture built on the top and over the existing fire station. Worth to have a look and take photos with it but it was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed March 31, 2019

If you like taking pictures spent at least 3 hours surrounding this building. The good news is that the suurounding area is very nice as well these days with lots of restaurants and summerbars.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JohnSteyaert
Reviewed February 20, 2019

We had been told about this building whilst on a walking tour, we didn’t visit it then as it is quite far out of the main tourist area, however when we sailed away on our cruise ship later that evening we had a lovely view...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Boho1979
Reviewed February 6, 2019

This building is Iconic and is intended to be a landmark and it is a succes in all respects, Wonderfull to approach the building, and worth visiting the lobby which has an impressive "atrium" and an amazing satelite photo of the port, Todo

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed January 14, 2019

The Antwerp Havenhuis is just magnificent and an architectural marvel, as it was build on and over an existing former fire station. Just the technical stuff alone to get all that weight up there is worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

Antwerp's port is enormous and the Havenhuis is well to the north of the city. We could see it in the distance from MAAS but did not want to walk that far and it wasn't obvious how you would otherwise have reached it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wanderer1154
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The "Havenhuis" is an architectural highlight, but it is almost impossible to reach it by car and to find a place to park your car. Use a bike to visit it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara Q
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Visited on a Saturday afternoon after a 10€ online purchase, got a 90 minutes tour with an excellent Dutch speaking guide, visiting the old Fire Brigade building and the new Hadid building, very informative and interesting visit, the views from the balcony floor are worth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cimmerianbloke
Reviewed May 25, 2018

a wonderful piece of art, no doubt but we were a bit disappointed because there is not much you can see inside, there are no visits allowed we´ve been tol. just the hall houses an old boat and a picture of the harbour under the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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