Belgium is one of Europe’s most underrated tourist destinations. It is full of mesmerizing medieval towns, magnificent monuments and fascinating people. Of the several gems in the country worth exploring, Antwerp may be the most offbeat. Located on the River Schedlt, Antwerp is a port city with marvelous epitomes of Renaissance architecture and some of the most artistic landscapes you will see anywhere in the world. Its museums and art galleries are as mesmerizing as its weather. (DO SEE 48 Hours in Antwerp, Belgium’s Astonishing Port City) Here are some amazing photos of Antwerp in Western Europe that will tempt you to add it to your bucket list.

Grote Markt in Antwerp, Belgium at night

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Aerial city view of Antwerp at night

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City Hall on the main square in Antwerp, Belgium

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Aerial view of harbour in Antwerp, Belgium

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New office port in the harbour of Antwerp, Belgium

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Urban aerial photo of Antwerp’s Zurenborg area in south-east Antwerp featuring high concentration of townhouses in Art Nouveau and fin-de-siècle styles

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Young woman tourist walking on the Great Market square during the morning in Antwerpen, Belgium

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Historical center of Antwerp village in Belgium

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The splendid Renaissance building of the Stadhuis (City Hall) is the pearl of the Grote Markt Square. You can also see the Brabo Fountain located in front of its facade.

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Bicycles lined up at the Antwerp Velo bike rental station at the central Meir street

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Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp, Belgium

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Beautiful street view of Old town in Antwerp, Belgium

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Tram going through the Chinese gateway (Paifang) on Carnotstraat street in front of the Antwerp central station

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Skyline from the Scheldt river in Antwerp, Brussels

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Antwerp (Anvers) city hall and statue from Grote Market in Belgium

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Brabo fountain on market square, center of Antwerp, Belgium

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So, visit Antwerp on your next visit to Europe.