Van Wesenbekestraat

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The South side of the Van Wesenbekestraat.
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The North side of the Van Wesenbekestraat.

Van Wesenbekestraat is the street in Antwerp (Belgium) where the little Chinatown of the city is settled. It contains a lot of Asian restaurants, the biggest Asian supermarket in the country (named Sun Wah), a Buddhist temple and a school for mastering kungfu. Both at the entrance and the end of the street, two Chinese lions guard the inhabitants. The street is decorated with flags and dragon-shaped streetlights to express its typical character. Since 2011 there is also a large typical gate.


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