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Antwerp, a busy pocket-sized metropolis, has something for everyone. The city is an inspiring source of culture thanks to its impressive architecture and magnificent museums and churches. Fashionistas can explore the stores of Antwerp’s designers, whose stylish creations are revered all over the world. And foodies and people with a passion for life in general will enjoy the warm welcome of Antwerp’s cafés and restaurants. A visit to Antwerp should definitely include the new museum MAS, the world famous Cathedral of Our Lady and Rubens’ House, the home of Antwerp’s most famous ambassador.
|Currency||1 Euro = 100 cents|
|Opening hours||Shops are open Monday-Saturday 10:00 – 18:00. Large department stores stay open longer.|
|Newspapers||Gazet Van Antwerpen (www.gva.be)
De Standaard (www.destandaard.be)
De Morgen (www.demorgen.be)
Het Nieuwsblad (www.hetnieuwsblad.be)
Het Laatste Nieuws (www.hln.be)
Flanders Today (www.flanderstoday.eu)
|Emergency numbers||All emergencies: 112, Medical emergency service/fire brigade: 100, Police: 101, Doctor on call: +32 900 10 512, Belgian poison control: +32 70 245 245|
|Tourist information||Antwerp Tourism & Convention has two offices. On Grote Markt 13 and in Central Station, Astridplein.
Opening hours: Mon – Sat: 09:00 – 17.45h, Sundays and bank holidays: 09.00 – 16.45h
Closed on January 1st and December 25th.
By phone from Monday to Friday, not on Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays.
Tel: +32 3 232 01 03
Fax: +32 3 231 19 37