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  • Antwerpen-Centraal (Antwerp Central) is the name of the main railway station in the Belgian city of Antwerp. The station is operated by the national railway company NMBS
  • Meir is the main shopping street in Antwerp, Belgium. Only the Nieuwstraat / Rue Neuve avenue in Brussels is a more important shopping area in the country. Situated in the centre of Antwerp, Meir connects the Town Hall with the Central Station. Between 2002-2004 it was the most expensive shopping street in the Benelux. Since the opening of the historic Stadsfeestzaal-shopping center in 2007 the Meir regained that position. It has the highest rents of any street in Belgium, at 1,700 â¬/square metre/year.[1] The name comes from the old Dutch word "meere" (lake). The Meir used to be a so-called "wood lake" (houtmeer), where wood destined for use in furniture would be kept wet for a time.
  • The Grand Place (or 'Grote Markt') of Antwerp is the most famous square in the city. The historic centre of Antwerp is located around the main square and the impressive Notre Dame Cathedral. Around the Grand Place are the famous guild houses, the city hall and numerous restaurants and cafes. Every winter a nice Christmas market and an ice rink are located on the square. 

According to a 16th century legend Antwerp owes its name to the giant Druon Antigoon who chopped of the hands of the sailors who did not want to pay toll and who cast them in the Scheldt river. On the Grand Place you will see a statue of the Roman soldier Silvius Brabo who supposedly did the same to the giant after he had slain him. The statue was made by Jef Lambeaux who also made some statues for the gables surrounding the Grand Place, including the equestrian statue on top of the House of Spain building. This 16th century building is the largest house on the square.
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DID YOU KNOW

  • Belgium ranks among the 20 largest economies in the world
  • 2300 international companies and 169 different registered nationalities (87,5% of all the nationalities in the world) reside in our country
  • Our capital is at the heart of decision making (European Commission, European Parliament, NATO)
  • There is much more:
    • Belgium produces 172 000 tons of chocolates per year
    • There are over 600 different types of beer in Belgium
    • Belgium is at the root of the Surrealism thanks to the Belgian painter René Magritte and the Art Nouveau movement thanks to the architect Victor Horta
    • Delvaux, Folon, Ensor and Panamarenko are amongst Belgian famous artists
    • Tintin, Spirou and Fantasio, Lucky Luke and the Smurfs are from Belgium too
    • Durbuy is the smallest city in the world
    • The city of Spa has given his name to thermal treatment centre’s all over the world and built the very first casino in Europe in 1796
    • The saxophone was created in Dinant by the Walloon Adolphe Sax