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Wood escalators

A 1 km walk takes you to the left bank of the Schelde River where you can admire the view of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
melendz
Interesting!

An exciting experience travelling under the river. The tunnel entrance is out of the way in a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an interesting walk from the north bank to the south bank of the Schelde River through a tunnel. It doesn't take that long - it took me 15 minutes. On the other side you can get a great photo of the north bank...More

Thank dmhinsf
Reviewed 5 days ago

A 1 km walk takes you to the left bank of the Schelde River where you can admire the view of Antwerp's historic center. It is also interesting to experience the operation of the wooden escalators that take you underground. Note that the tunnel is...More

Thank melendz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Antwerp is so full of pretty old buildings, amazing squares and other magnificent sights. But this tunnel and especially the wooden escalators from 1932 really touched a soft spot in my heart. At least try the escalators - it’s a must-do. If you have the...More

Thank Mogeltoft
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In 1932 two tunnels were dug under the Schelde river. One with two lanes for cars (looking a lot like New York's Lincoln Tunnel); the other for pedestrians and cyclists. It is really worth a visit: take the original wooden escalators that take you deep...More

Thank broekie53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exciting experience travelling under the river. The tunnel entrance is out of the way in a square building, hidden by construction work. To walk to the other side, it takes about 10-15 minutes depending how fast you are walking. Bikes are able to use...More

Thank Tori T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not only interesting and historical but also impressive. A cheap must of the city not far from the cathedral.

Thank Guluten
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Not so many places in the world still exhibit a wooden escalator... and this is what you can experience by heading deep into ground to the St Anna's tunnel. Cool and fun.

Thank Hardyshanghai
Reviewed May 8, 2018

The pedestrians' tunnel is an easy way to get from the left side of Antwerp to the right (or the other way of course). You walk underneath/through te river. You take the escalator down. These escalators will truly be the most beautiful ones you've ever...More

1  Thank Silke V
Reviewed April 15, 2018

This pedestrians tunnel is fun just to have an experience walking under a river. Once on the left bank a short walk takes you to a free ferry boat trip back. The only pity was the locals on bicycles not adhering to the 5kph speed...More

Thank Erik d
Reviewed April 13, 2018

A good walk through the tunnel - nice to see the old wooden escalators. Unusual way to visit either side of the river. Watch out for some errant cyclists though. Most are fine but there are some who think it is a racetrack!!

Thank JohnEssex1957
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