|The Meir - a wide pedestrian only
walkway through central Antwerp.
|Groenplaats square and statue of Peter Paul
Reubens. The Cathedral (Onze Lieve
Vrouwkathedraal) in the background.
|The Handshoenmarkt or Gloove
|Onze Lieve Vrouwkathedraal, The
Cathedral of Our Lady (1352 to 1521).
|Guild Houses on the north side
of the Grote Markt.
|Guild houses on the North side
of the Grand Market.
|Wedding photographer (likely a
model) at work on the Promenade.
|The Flandria goes off on a 50
minute tour of the Scheldt.
|Statue of the Lange Wapper (boogie
man). A figure of local folklore he
was a mischevious giant
|The Steen, Antwerp's waterfront
castle. In constant use until
|De Scheldt P905, 1950s Belgium
navy patrol boat. Part of the
|A riverboat in the maritime
museum, the Amical.
|Narwhale horns in a case in the
|Centraal Station built in the
|The Torengebouw, Europe's first
skyscraper built in 1932.
|Stadhuis (town hall). Designed by
Cornelius Floris De Vriendt in 1565.
|The Brabo Fountain rises from a
pile of rocks in the center of the
Grote Markt. Crafted in 1887.
|Atop No. 7 in the Grote Markt St.
George on horseback spears a dragon.
|Wooden escalators, built in the 1930s,
leading to the St Annatunnel beneath
|The Cathedral of Our Lady as seen
from the Left Bank. The ugly
riverfront car park is prominent.
|The interior of the Cathedral of
Our Lady - much of the Gothic
splendor was destroyed during the
|The most celebrated Reubens in
the Cathedral is The Descent from
the Cross triptych (1612).
|Reubens The Resurrection
|Headed upriver on the Scheldt,
taken from the bow of the
Flandria river cruise boat.
|I passed a wooden riverboat on
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