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Steen Castle

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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Although currently under renovation but this is a nice little castle to visit . Statue of Lange Wapper outside the castle is very interesting. Lange Wapper is a Flemish folkloric character. He is a giant and trickster. Check out the internet for stories on Lange...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

River cruise ship docked within walking distance. Decided to go for a walk to visit the castle and found it under renovation and closed. Will eventually be a visitors center. Small castle used for defense purposes and not lived in by royalty.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Het Steen can be found on the east bank of the river and is a small but very attractive castle. It is not far to reach here from the main touristy streets of Antwerp so it's well worth stopping by and having a look inside.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

The castle was under renovation during our visit so we were unable to see it, but what we could see looked lovely.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chasetravelers
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Completely fenced. It is under renovation. Could not actually see anything extensive. May be something to see when completed, but that will be quite some time.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Zat vroeger het scheepvaartmuseum in, ik weet niet wat er nu inzit, als het zelfs nog open is voor publiek In the early days it was the home for the nautical and shipping museum, dont know whats in there now, If it 's even still...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Marc R
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

An excellent to stop and grab a few pictures. We could not go in to the castle because of renovations.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

At the borders of the river Schelde, right in the middle of town. Enjoy the scenery and travel way back in time visiting Het Sten .

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Guy D
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We briefly visited the castle on our walking tour. The building was closed for renovation and like many of the older buildings in Antwerp it is partially covered in scaffolding. The views along the river would be good. It’s history as a prison is also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TWal1
Reviewed July 11, 2018

The castle was closed when we visited Antwerp in July 2018- it’s impossible to make a real review. But seen from the outside it looks like a castle that Walt Disney could have drawn on a quiet day. Take a couple of photos and move...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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