Antwerp’s comic strip walls project, Muurvast, gives boring, poorly maintained or heavily tagged walls a colourful face-lift. The monumental murals are pleasantly surprising for visitors and Antwerp residents. Eye-catchers to be proud of!
The project continues into 2016 and will be given an international character. Five international authors will brighten up a few façades in the centre of Antwerp with their drawings. The wish list includes big names like Loustal (F), Avril (F), Hugo Pratt (I), Rosinski (P), Spiegelman (US), Shaun Tan (Aus), Winsor Mc Cay (US) and Canales (SP).
Here is a list of the current ten walls:
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Antwerp is truly heaven for coffee lovers, with coffee bars on practically every street corner. But how are they different from each other? Where to find the ultimate cuppa that suits your taste and what is the story behind it? Coffee roaster Koen Bleuzé shares his top 10 favourite coffee bars and explains his choices.
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.
There’s lots to see and experience at the redesigned Plantin-Moretus Museum. Step into the world of pioneering publisher Plantin and his in-laws, the Moretus family. Seven tips for an extra special museum visit.
Antwerp is a vibrant city. And all those residents and visitors who bring so much life to the city also require a lot of parking for their cars. In order to give everyone an equal chance at a parking spot, there is paid parking in many places throughout Antwerp.