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St. Anna's Tunnel / Pedestrians' Tunnel

| Sint-Jansvliet, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Back in the '30 -ies :)

Lovely place with beautiful old wooden escalators. A lot of local artists use this tunnel to make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philippe P
Antwerp, Belgium
Excellent way to cross the river

Walking through this tunnel, which dates back to the beginning of the 20th century, is an excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“left bank” (27 reviews)
“two sides” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
| Sint-Jansvliet, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place with beautiful old wooden escalators. A lot of local artists use this tunnel to make pictures for their portfolio. I use it by bike to go swimming,.. there is a open air swimmingpool on the other side of the river called 'De Molen'....More

Thank Philippe P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through this tunnel, which dates back to the beginning of the 20th century, is an excellent way to cross the river. The wooden moving escalators at both sides are some of the oldest in Europe. On a hot day, it can still get pretty...More

Thank Ive348
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anytime you can visit it. Its free. There nothing fascinating but walking in long tunnel under water after using old aged wooden Elevators 34 metere deep is something fun stuff to do

1  Thank nitinmalik2006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the old pedestrians' tunnel under the river 'Schelde', always nice to go a little bit back in time and enjoy the walk. Nice, clean and chilly (certainly on a hot day) and this in combination with a nostalgic feel. A must do...

1  Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This tunnel is just unique since ur literally walking under or inside the water , crossing places from one end to the other , if you have an hour just go to schelde and give enjoy the view of the canal and then do the...More

2  Thank Sam H
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

An interesting place to see if you have a spare hour. The original wooden escalators are quirky. The tunnel appears never ending but it's not that long. One if those places to tick off the list and say you've been.

1  Thank Dianne1505
Reviewed 29 April 2017

At about 1/3 mile long, this under river tunnel is worth the time to walk through and back. The mainly wooden escalators at both ends are as old as any I've seen on the London underground, they take me back to my childhood days, maybe...More

3  Thank SteveByfleet
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Sint-Annatunnel is the best way to cross the river in order to watch the city skyline from the left bank. Unmissable !

1  Thank severus75
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the things to see if you visit Antwerp. Make a walke to the other side of the river. (Linkeroever) As soon you go in and step on the wooden steps you walk back in time. Just do it and it's free.

1  Thank Danny V
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a fun walk to the other border of the river Schelde. The escalators are old/great. On the border of Linkeroever you have a nice view of the skyline of the city.

1  Thank stevenenhilde
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