Waterfront is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its college atmosphere among the more noteworthy. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront, while others visit for the local theater. Book a hotel in Waterfront and start exploring everything in and around Antwerp.
Sightseeing around Waterfront
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Museum of Modern Art, Plantin-Moretus Museum, and ModeMuseum feature a variety of exhibits. You can check out the local talent at Zuiderkroon, Bourla Theatre, and Arenberg Theatre. Monuments like Zuiderpershuis, Peter Paul Rubens Statue, and Five Continents are well regarded. Learn about the local history at Poorterswoning Museum, Vlaeykensgang, and Steen Castle. Bring the family to Antwerp Botanical Garden, Aquatopia, and Antwerp Zoo.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. Antwerp City Park, Spoor Noord Park, or Nachtegalen Park are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Surround yourself with nature at Schranshoeve Sprookjeshuis Provincial Park, Kalmthout Heath, and Tivoli Park. Antwerp Flea Market, Antwerp Market Square, and Meir are other spots for some local fun.
Some of the area's most popular sights are Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp City Hall, and Museum Mayer van den Bergh. You can also check out Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Provincial Museum of Photography, and Green Square.
Getting around Waterfront
At 3.2 miles (5.1 km), Antwerp (ANR-Antwerp Intl.) is the closest major airport to Waterfront. The next closest airport is Brussels (BRU), located 22.4 miles (36 km) away.