Discover the town district by district

Get to know Antwerp a little better

Walk through the most fascinating districts of the city

A nice way of getting to really know the city is by discovering it district by district. In the Austrian Era (18th century), the town was divided in 26 ‘quarters’. Two of them have survived over the years: Schipperskwartier (Red Light District) and Sint-Andrieskwartier (Parish of Misery). The other districts have got new names over time.

We selected a few of the nicest districts for you to discover in your company. Should your favourite district not be listed, just contact us. Anyway, we are Antwerpen à la Carte, aren’t we?

Historic Centre

The historic centre with cathedral, Market Place and so much more.

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Old Harbour

Discover the origin of the harbour.

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Parish of misery

One of the liveliest districts in town, even though the name may suggest something different.

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South and New South

A lively mix.

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A multicolour mixture of architectural gems.

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Green Quarter

Where there used to be a military hospital, a whole new community is arising.

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Your favourite district is not listed?

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