Antwerp heritage

Fortress Of Antwerp

The Antwerp fortress is the fortified settlement, in which Antwerp originated. The fortress was enclosed by the Scheldt quays, the moat around the fortress and Palingbrug.

  • The Antwerp fortress on the map by Bononiensis
  • The Antwerp fortress in the nineteenth century
  • Drawing of the fortress wall by Truyman
  • Excavation of the fortress site by A. Vandewalle
  • Excavation of the fortress site by A. Vandewalle
  • Excavation of the fortress site in 2009: wooden path
  • Excavation of the fortress site in 2009: wickerwork wall
  • Worked bone from the fortress site