Antwerpen Belgium
 
I had not originally intended to spend a day in Antwerpen: I was thinking Bruxelles. But I was unable to find an available room in Bruxelles when searching the internet from Maastricht so I "settled" for a different city ... I am so very glad I am. Antwerpen is gorgeous.
 
The Antwerpen Hilton and a nearby sculpture
 
Antwerpen Cathedral of our Lady viewed from Groenplaats in front of the Hilton
 
Antwerpen Cathedral of our Lady Petro Paulo Rubens statue at the center of Groenplaats
 
Grote Markt
 
Grote Markt Grote Markt
   
Grote Markt Grote Markt
 
Buildings facing Grote Markt
 
Top of a building around Den Engel at Grote Markt 1579: In Seattle the King Dome was considered "too old" an hour after it was built
 
And for my fellow Americans proof that you needn't build ugly boxes [ year = 1965 ] Hendrik Conscience: Where would we be without a sense of humor?
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  Train station: Antwerpen Central
   
Train station: Antwerpen Central Train station: Antwerpen Central