|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$40.68|
|Loaf of white bread||$2.27|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$1 152.54|
|Milk (1 liter)||$1.25|
|Local draught beer||$4.07|
Kapellen is a quiet and peaceful municipality situated in Antwerp, a Belgian province. Many neighborhoods in Kapellen have a distinctive residential character and are distinguished by their exclusive land houses, villaparcs and splendid castles. Antwerp International Airport is the nearest airport to Kapellen and is almost 21 km away from its center. Avail cheap flights to Kapellen and experience a rejuvenating vacation here.
Major tourist attractions lie in nearby Antwerp. "Great Market" square, Antwerp is in the heart of the so-called old city. The Plantin-Moretus Museum has a unique collection of invaluable printing equipment, priceless archive and valuable works of art, including famous works by Van Dyck and Reubens. The museum has the priceless original Gütenberg bible, Garamond’s original typographical matrices, two of the world’s oldest printing presses and also the first printed atlas. This museum got worldwide recognition when it was added to the World Heritage list by UNESCO as it was the world’s first museum to be included in this exclusive list.
Cathedral of our Lady is another tourist attraction close by. It is certainly one of the tallest buildings in the world. This majestic Gothic cathedral was constructed during the period 1352 to 1521 and still dominates Antwerp’s skyline. The cathedral showcases splendid works of Ruben including Elevation of the Cross (1610), Descent from the Cross (1612) and also the Resurrection Triptych (1612). There are several priceless objects here like statues, confessionals, altars and the pulpit. The chief attraction is the unique bronze tomb of Isabella of Bourbon. The Cathedral also stands out because of its 34 gigantic stained windows. If you are a history buff, you may arrive here on one of the cheap flights to Kapellen and stay in any of the several good hotels in Kapellen.
Carolus Borromeus Church is another popular tourist destination. This distinctive Baroque church was constructed during the period 1615-1621 by the Jesuits. Rubens is believed to have designed its striking façade. The Hendrik Conscience Square is right opposite the church. The interior is equally overwhelming. There is a colossal pulpit, eight confessional boxes, several unique wood carvings and impressive sculptures. The palatial Rubens House is a major tourist hotspot as it brings to light the life and works of this renowned painter.