Antwerp heritage

Giant’s House

The house’s name refers to the giant Druon Antigon, who is said to have lived in the fortress during the Roman period and demanded tolls from skippers passing through. He would chop off the hands of those who refused to pay up.

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  • The Giant’s House (L. Van Opstal)
  • The House of the German Knights (J. Linnig)
  •  Façade medallion featuring a left hand
  • Façade medallion featuring the cross of the German order
  •  Overview of the fortress
  • Door stile of the Giant’s House