Antwerp's Port, Antwerp

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Visit Antwerp's Port to see one of Europe's busiest ports. Second only to Rotterdam's port in the total freight shipped per year, this hub bustles year-round. Tour the area by walking along the promenade near the docking stations. The port is just a hop, skip, and a jump from the city's main shopping district. If you're stopping here on a cruise, you'll be able to tour this district and maybe even grab some fresh seafood near the water. Consider a visit to the engineering museum located on the port, where you'll learn about the important economic role the attraction has played in the city's history. A visit to Antwerp's Port represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Antwerp trip itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • We made recently a cruise through the first piece of the harbour. That was a long time ago, but it remains interesting to see how our port, still a world, develops; The new, spectacular port House is a real eye-catcher, and is on our to do list
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  • If it's a nice summer day, I would certainly here along the quays hiking to see the sunset with the port in the background!
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  • Pelabuhan tua ini telah menjadi saksi dari banyak hal yang terjadi di kota ini. Pelabuhan ini telah dilewati oleh ribuan kapal dan merupakan pelabuhan kedua tersibuk setelah Rotterdam. Duduk-duduk di ...  more »

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Many visitors to Antwerp choose to stay in the Oude Stad neighborhood, which offers accommodations with character. The city features a wide range of lodging options including budget hostels, bed and breakfasts, private apartments, and luxury hotels. To score discounts on weekends, check out hotel chains on the city's outskirts, which cater to business travelers during the week. The area around Antwerp's central station offers the most choices. When in doubt, check in with the city's tourism bureau, which maintains a list of the best lodging prices and can make reservations for you.
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