7 Best Instagrammable Spots In Antwerp

The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots In Antwerp

Antwerp is a buzzing city with a small-town vibe where everything is just that little bit different. A thriving start up culture, more diamonds than anywhere else in Europe and unique sights make this Belgian city a must-visit. From shopping malls covered in gold leaf to outdoor works of art, there’s something to discover on every corner here.

You’ll fall in love with Antwerp as soon as you arrive at the breathtaking train station. The prettiest in Europe? Without a doubt.

As it’s such a beautiful place, we wanted to discover the 7 best places to get an Instagram shot for that perfect travel photo. Get the camera out for these photogenic places…

Antwerp Instagram Spots

1. Nottebohmzaal

The most beautiful library in Belgium, the Nottebohmzaal is in the oldest part of the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library and is Antwerp’s best kept secret. The perfect place to come for some silence and an absolutely iconic Instagram shot.


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2. Antwerpen-Centraal Railway Station

Surely one of the most beautiful train stations in Europe, this architectural gem makes for a memorable Belgium Instagram photo.


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3. Den Bell Tower

Over 1,800 sq. meters of versatile function space, including 52 big and small meeting rooms but it’s all about the central spiral staircase, which is an absolute masterpiece.


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4. Hendrik Conscienceplein

A wonderful small square that is packed full of beautiful photo spots, including the Baroque style church which makes a stunning backdrop for an Instagrammable shot.


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5. De Grote Markt

No country in the world does grand squares lined with gorgeous buildings and cafes quite like Belgium. This main square is a wonderful place to get an stylish Antwerp photo.


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6. Dogma

Dogma opened in 2013 and has been changing not only the cocktail scene in Belgium, but across the whole continent. They focus on super high-end ingredients and the stellar drinks are all the more enjoyable for the relaxed ambience. In fact, it’s so good we recently named it the best cocktail bar in Europe.


7. The Rubens House

Rubens’ palazzo in Antwerp is one of the best-known artist’s homes in the world. The famous artist bought the house in 1610 and created it to his own specifications. It’s now full of his artwork and a super place for photos, both on the inside and outside.


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We’ve also shared the most Instagrammable spots in Belgium, Brussels and Bruges.

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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