Shopping zone Het Zuid

You’ll stroll from art galleries to design shops in Het Zuid.Along the way you can pause at one of the many trendy bars – much-loved by Antwerp locals.Don’t forget to pay attention to the majestic buildings.

 

Art and culture

In a neighbourhood with three important museums (the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Fotomuseum), numerous art galleries and a few famous auction houses, it’s all about art and culture. The area around the Vlaamsekaai and Waalsekaai combines modern galleries with exclusive design and interior shops.You have to pass through, if only to gain some inspiration.
 

Lively nightlife

Het Zuid is a lively neighbourhood,especially when the sun goes down.That’s when the hip cafés and restaurants come alive.You’ll taste the best of what Antwerp has to offer and you’ll sit beside Antwerp’s many bon vivants.Together with writers, actors and artists you can raise your glass and toast the good life.
 

Hip concept stores

The hip esprit of Het Zuid comes to life in the Volkstraat,which is full of trendy concept stores.You’ll find design products, unique accessories and lots of interior objects.It brims over with cosiness because these hip shops often offer something to eat or drink.That’s always nice when shopping.

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