Antwerp heritage

Keizerspoort Gate

Keizerspoort Gate was one of the five gateways into the city during the period of the Spanish ramparts. In 2002, the foundation of the gate was excavated.

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  • Excavation of Keizerspoort Gate in 2002
  •  Excavation of the façade of Keizerspoort Gate in 2002
  • Excavation of the foundation of Keizerspoort Gate in 2002
  • Keizerspoort Gate on the map of Virgilius Bononiensis
  • “Skating on the moat” after Brueghel
  • Start of the demolition of the Spanish ramparts, 1864-1865
  • Keizerspoort Gate in 1865
  •  Demolition of Keizerspoort Gate in 1865-1866