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Art Deco

This is the best street to live in Antwerp. You see very beautifully decorated houses, but it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara Q
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Salzwedel, Germany
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If you appreciate architecture, this is a MUST see. The street and surrounding side streets are a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FrankCGlazer
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Cogels-Osylei | Zurenborg, Antwerp, Belgium
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Zurenborg, Antwerp: the best Art Nouveau suburb in the world. We stayed on this main street in the wonderful Abondance Logis the only b & b in this hotelless area, but there are plenty of cafes and restaurants are at either end of the street...More

6  Thank john c
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Reviewed March 31, 2012

this street in Berchem, Antwerp, is a row of very extravagant style of houses of the 19th century, built for the upper class. You just have to walk through.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best street to live in Antwerp. You see very beautifully decorated houses, but it is unpossible to find a place to park your car (as a tourist).

Thank Barbara Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you appreciate architecture, this is a MUST see. The street and surrounding side streets are a thrill to behold. What a concentration of special architecture. And one idiot who tore one down to build an eyesore.

Thank FrankCGlazer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This street is sold as the 'art nouveau street' of Antwerp. Sorry to disappoint you however. Some of the houses here belong to this style indeed. But the street and in fact the whole little district) is a showpiece of every (sometimes excessive) imaginable style...More

Thank MarcG3090
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I saw this neighborhood for the first time 30 years ago, and have thought about it from time to time since. WHen we had a day without anything to do, I suggested we visit here. The neighborhood is far larger than I recall from so...More

Thank donnaannharris
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We went early in the morning and wandered around this area taking photos especially the corner where the houses had all 4 seasons.

Thank 62Kathy52
Reviewed August 31, 2018

A well preserved street full of the most extravagant Art Nouveau and art deco houses. Worth a stroll, nose in the air!!!. A stones throw away from Berchem station

Thank AnnefromBelgium111
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The perfectly preserved Jugentstil and Art Deco houses in this street dat from 1881 - 1914. Although it's not near the city centre, it's certainly worthwhile to take a tram or to walk there if you want to take home some beautiful memories (and pictures)...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Walking through the Cogels-Osylei is a trip down the art nouveau era. Some of the finest houses in Antwerp, and close to the always lively Zurenborg.

Thank Guy D
Reviewed July 31, 2018

A neighborhood of eclectic art deco architecture. Great way to spend a couple of hours doing nothing ... just stroll and imagine a different time. Thanks a bit of time to walk to from the old center. You may want to take public transportation or...More

Thank Waterloon
Reviewed July 9, 2018

if you like art deco and art nouveau, this is the place to be! Wonderful street next to Berchem station with amazing houses. Must do for architecture lovers while visiting Antwerp.

Thank Hilde N
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