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1 review of Handschoenmarkt

One of the most beautiful places

I think that Handschoenmarkt is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen in my life, and it's a little forgotten about because most tourists in Antwerp are looking for the main square, which is adjacent to this. It is very central and quiet, especially for the amount of people and tourists visiting this place. It is a triangular square facing the cathedral. Handschoenmarkt is named after the old market where they sold gloves, which was certainly needed during the area's cold winter in January. There is an iron-detailed well in the square attributed to Quentin Metsys. The houses surrounding

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