18 April 2011

Enjoying Antwerp with Different Holiday Homes

Antwerp is a beautiful, picturesque city in northern Belgium. It’s also a very popular business hub worldwide because of its role in the diamond trading with more than 70% of the world’s diamonds going through the city. But aside from its importance in the diamond world, it’s also a popular tourist destination with numerous tourist attractions.
Popular Structures in Antwerp
  • Cathedral of Our Lady – built during the 14th century, the Cathedral of Our Lady is a beautiful baroque church that towers over the city. Aside from its impressive architectural design, it is also the home of 4 Peter Paul Ruben’s paintings.
  • Antwerp Zoo – the zoo is popular for three reasons: first, it’s one of the oldest in the world (established in 1843). Secondly, it features more than 750 species (6,000 animals). Last but not the least; the Zoo has an in-house research center for conservation.
  • Het Steen (The Stone) –a recently restored fortified structure is a remnant of the city’s past in defending its jurisdiction and the country. It is also the perfect location to get a good view of the Scheldt River.
Choosing the Perfect home for a holiday in Antwerp
There are two types of great holiday homes in Antwerp. The first types of holiday homes are near the Scheldt River. They are ideal for tourists seeking serene background while they are on vacation. The second types of holiday homes in the city are near the city center or popular tourist destination. Holiday homes near popular destinations provide easy access to many services and forms of entertainment.

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