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Antwerp is an international port city dating back to the Middle Ages. In the city center, the historic Diamond District houses thousands of diamond traders, cutters and polishers. Its Royal Academy of Fine Arts, founded in 1663, is now a prestigious fashion academy. Antwerp offers an intriguing medieval old city whith charming cafes dotting cobbled lanes, a riverside castle and a truly grandiose cathedral. Antwerp's main appeal is its vibrant fashion and entertainment scene, and its staunch architectural and cultural contrasts.