Antwerp heritage

Herentalse Vaart Canal

Herentalse Vaart was built in the fifteenth century to supply Antwerp with pure drinking water. The canal disappeared in the nineteenth century.

  • Herentalse Vaart on the Pauwels-Van Overbeke map
  • Herentalse Vaart on the map of Virgilius Bononiensis
  • Excavation of the side wall of Herentalse Vaart in 2006
  •  Excavation of the canal bed during the construction of a tunnel in 2006