One of the many titles bestowed on Antwerp in the sixteenth century was ‘triomfelycke coopstad’ (triumphant shopping city). Even today, the city languishes in the accolades of shoppers in the know - shopping in Antwerp means pedestrian streets, historic dwellings and bustling shopping centers.
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). You can choose from five routes and one Best of, or 64 unique locations which tell the story of fashion in Antwerp, from the sixteenth century to the present day.