Handschoenmarkt

This triangular open space stands opposite the cathedral and was once home to a glove market. It is surrounded by a number of charming old houses. The well by Quentin Metsys has a gracious crown of wrought iron and is dominated by the legendary Brabo, who branded the hand of the giant who had terrorised sailors on the Escaut.

Useful information

Address:

2000 Antwerpen

Nearby tourist attractions

Vlaaikensgang Vlaaikensgang
Vlaaikensgang
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Grote Markt
Grote Markt
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Brabofontein Brabofontein
Brabofontein
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Antwerp's Old Centre Antwerp's Old Centre
Antwerp's Old Centre
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Hôtel de ville Hôtel de ville
Hôtel de ville
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Gildekamersstraat Gildekamersstraat
Gildekamersstraat
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