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Travel Blogs from Antwerp
Got up, had breakfast then checked out at 11, walked to the station and put our bags in the lockers then headed to the old part of Antwerp where we wandered around and did a bit of window shopping and chocolate smelling! Had a bit of lunch and got some food for tomorrow (as its Sunday) then headed to the station where we got the train to Lille at just before 4. Arrived in Lille a couple of hours ...
... The second, the European Disabilities Forum, whom didn’t have the time to meet with me gave me some brochures and reports that would be helpful in my research.
After my treasure hunt through the EU district, I decided to learn more about the inner workings of the international government organization by going to the EU’s museum The Parliamentarium. The tour was very high-tech and was very accessible. The point I found ...
... everyone thought it was a joke due to the fact that it was about 1.5 ft tall surrounded by a gate. We went to a couple churches and then decided on visiting the European Union because we have been traveling around Europe for over 3 months and we were at the home of the European Parliament. We saw the European Commission and Council buildings and then the Parliament from the taxi because we couldn’t seem to find it once we got ...
... So for two girls it was a perfect day trip! We arrived at Antwerp Central station which is known to be beautifully remodeled. The station is modeled after old time train stations of the 40s and 50s. It is by far my favorite station I have been through, and it reminded me a little of Union Station in Chicago. After the station, the first stop while in Antwerp was the Plantin Museum which is the only museum designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site! ...
... of a famous Belgian designer, Walter Van Beirendonck. This was by far the craziest, most alternatively strange museum I've been in. It reminded me of the movie Zoolander, but this guy lives in his own twisted, brightly-coloured, bizarre world. It was definitely eye opening to say the very least!
Antwerp was one place that we enjoyed visiting, but neither of us thought that of it as a place we would go back to... but the waffles were still amazing! ;) ...
Other places to stay in Antwerp
Tolstraat 26, Antwerp | Hotelfrom $66