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Best of Belgium: Three Days in Antwerp

It's hard to narrow down the highlights of a recent trip Dwell took to Belgium—a whirlwind week covering Antwerp, Ghent, and Brussels, spent meeting architects and designers, exploring neighborhoods, and scouting design shops and houses. Here are some of our favorite discoveries in Antwerp, a city that melds the medieval, Gothic, modernist, and breathtakingly contemporary with aplomb. Stay tuned for the rest of the best, including what we saw in Ghent and Brussels, posting on dwell.com later this week.

The Antwerpen-Centraal train station, designed by Louis Delacenserie, dates from 1895 and is one of the most beautiful in Europe. Locals like to point out that in 2009 Newsweek named it "the world's fourth greatest train station."

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