Antwerp heritage

Waterpoort/Water Gate

Waterpoort is something also known as the wandering gate. Since its construction in 1624, the gate has stood in three different locations, including its current one.

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  • Waterpoort Gate in its original location (print)
  • Waterpoort Gate in its original location, watercolour by J. Linnig (1847)
  • Waterpoort Gate in its original location, as seen from the Scheldt
  • Waterpoort Gate in its original location, as seen from Vlasmarkt
  • Waterpoort Gate in its second location in Sint-Jansvliet
  • Waterpoort Gate in its second location in Sint-Jansvliet
  • The various locations of Waterpoort Gate