In the splendid theatre temple De Bourla you hear 19th century skirts rustling through the corridors. <br />
But once the lights dim, Het Toneelhuis drags you to a universe of staggering creativity and innovation. Top-class theatre of international quality.
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Theatre, ballet or rock opera? Big names, large-scale productions or grotesque shows? The Stadsschouwburg is at home in every market. One criterion dictates the programming: absolute quality. After the show you can enjoy yourself in the pubs and grand cafés of the lively Quartier Latin.
You may feel like an intruder in this sacred, quiet space, but don’t worry – you are welcome. The Beguinage reminds us of a secret garden, nestled in the city centre next to the university, it is a surprise for those exploring. The tiny houses and charming St Catherine’s Church offers a haven of silence to busy souls, the beautiful garden, orchard and pond in the inner courtyard replenish and rejuvenate. Walk along the cobbled streets in this sixteenth-century garden of peace and quiet.
The Kunsthuis unites the Flemish Opera and the Royal Ballet of Flanders. It offers high-quality opera and ballet performances, both established pieces and new creations, in Antwerp.
Antwerp is a pocket-sized city. Many of the attractions are within walking or biking distance of each other. Another way of getting around the city is on the trams and buses of De Lijn. Tip: buy your tram or bus ticket in a point of pre-sale (newsagent’s, supermarket, the vending machines at the various stops or in the visitor centres of Visit Antwerp), where tickets are cheaper.
Shorter days and longer nights… Yes, autumn is here. But don’t worry, because in Antwerp we always make sure that every day and every night is simply unforgettable, with fun parties in unexpected places, concerts in palaces and exhibitions and culinary highlights in the city centre. And just when you think you’ve seen it all, we have another surprise up our sleeve for you. Book the Discover Antwerp package, spend the night in Antwerp and make the most of your stay with the Antwerp City Card that is included.
Visit Antwerp is the tourist board of the City of Antwerp. On our website, you will find all the information you need to prepare your visit to Antwerp. If you are in Antwerp, then pop into our visitor centres in Grote Markt or in Central Station. Here you can pick up a free map of the city as well as brochures, tickets for exhibitions, walks, the Antwerp City Card and loads of information that will make your visit to Antwerp even more pleasant.
The Meir and Wapper and the Zurenborg district offer beauty-starved pedestrians several sublime 18th and 19th century architectural gems. A walk past Antwerp’s refined bourgeois architecture.
Get all you can out of Antwerp! Are you interested in exploring all of Antwerp? Then use the Antwerp City Card as your guide. The card will open the nicest, tastiest and most surprising doors of the city for you, for free or at a discount. What’s more, you can choose how long you want to use it. The best of Antwerp Antwerp has so much to offer that it would take a lifetime to discover everything. But you only have a weekend or a midweek. That is why we selected the best the city has to offer: the Cathedral of Our Lady, the Rubens House, the MAS museum... and what’s more, your Antwerp City Card entitles you to free admission to all these attractions. You can also use public transportation free of charge as long as your Antwerp City Card is valid. Besides this, you can also cheaply rent a bike, receive a discount in the chip shop and use your free ticket for the hopNstop shuttle (do take it at least once!).