|Milk (1 liter)||$1.22|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$7.46|
|1 Pair of Jeans||$93.56|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$677.97|
|Local draught beer||$4.07|
Willebroek is a vibrant and lively municipality situated in Antwerp, a famous Belgian province. The Willebroek Canal connects it to Brussels. It is famous for hosting the Kanaalfeesten, an annual festival that involves the entire town and includes live concerts by popular local bands, mini roller coaster, games, food stalls and all other usual festival attractions. The Antwerp International Airport is nearest to this place and is only about 26 km away. Avail cheap flights to Willebroek if you wish to join in the festivities.
The nearby St. Pauluskerk or the St. Paul’s church is a major tourist attraction. This is a Baroque masterpiece and boasts of a Gothic shrine. Standing close to the Scheldt River, the impressive church flaunts striking Baroque altars, the famous organ, magnificent furniture, over 50 paintings and 200 plus sculptures. Visitors could find at least 15 masterpieces of renowned artists like Rubens, Jordaens, Teniers, Van Dyck and Van Balen. If you are an art lover, you must avail cheap flights to Willebroek.
Those who are religiously inclined would love to visit the St. Anthony’s Church, which is a Neo-Gothic architectural style inspired structure. It is a 1910, basilical cruciform church designed by reputed architects JP Bilmeyer and L.Baeckelmans. The church exhibits well-known paintings by Rubens, Peter Paul, Jan, Anthony Van Dyck and Cosiers.
A tourist hotspot close by is the FotoMuseum, Antwerp. The museum is known not only for exhibiting photographs but restoring them as well. It has an amazing collection of historic photography equipment and camera. The Ethnographic Museum focuses on non-European people. It is a treasure trove with a collection of about 30,000 objects. Artifacts and utensils belonging to different cultures from Asia, America, Africa and Oceania are on display here. Images and paintings from South Pacific, feather headgears and African masks from the rain forests plus textiles prevalent in pre-Columbian cultures, ceramics, sculptures, paintings and weapons from Asia are kept as exhibits in the museum.
Stay in one of the hotels in Willebroek and visit the beautiful Park Spoor Noord. An unused railway scrap land was converted into an entertaining amusement park that laid special emphasis on space, green, leisure, light, recreation, sports and culture. The Schranshoeve or The Provincial Education Centre has a petting zoo, fairy house and a bake house. Children are free to dream and fantasize here.