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“A tiny castle”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Steen Castle

Steen Castle
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3-Hour Private Tour with Highlights in Antwerp
Ranked #25 of 153 things to do in Antwerp
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Toronto
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“A tiny castle”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2014

A little castle situated by the water, I made a quick little stop here to check it out.

Truth be told, there's not a whole lot to be seen here, but it did have significance during the war. It was interesting to read how many Canadians helped defend this position until the end of the war.

Visited June 2014
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“A tiny complete castle”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2014

They say it looks beautiful when lit in the night. Well I was not lucky to see it at night, but, I can say it must be true because its structure is so perfect and sea next to it makes it more beautiful.

Not much to see but yes a place worth going to sit outside and see boats passing by and castle at your back.

There is green area outside which people use to have break from city rush. When I went there, youngsters were having street dance practice. It was good experience too.

Visited April 2014
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“The 'Stone'”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

This 14th century castle-like fortress is often referred to as 'The Stone' because it was the first stone building in Antwerp and is the city's oldest building. It is on the river bank and has been used for many purposes including as a fortress, by the military, as a prison and as a museum. In one place there is a small part of the old city wall visible. Unfortunately we could not get inside but it is very picturesque..

Visited March 2014
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“Now closed to the public.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2014

I walked all around the Steen to see as much as I could. I would have loved to have gotten inside and spend a lot of time there. This is a fascinating place to tour. I say some men milling around inside as though they might be getting ready for a reception of some sort, but otherwise it was closed.

Visited March 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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“Nice to look at”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2014

It is a nice building to see and take a picture of. I was disappointed that there were not many signs teaching about the history of the place and I was hoping there would be more to see inside. It is a quick visit.

Visited August 2013
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