Lier Shopping

  • Shopping
    by tompt
  • Lierse kant
    Lierse kant
    by Maeve_81
  • Antwerpsestraat, Lier
    Antwerpsestraat, Lier
    by Helga67

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  • Lier - Open-air city mall

    by Maeve_81 Updated Sep 22, 2004

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    Lier is great city for shopping.

    What makes it so special is the (almost) absence of those mega-shops you find in every city on the western hemisphere.
    Lier is packed with little, original shops.

    So, explore and spend in 5 km connected shoppingstreets.

    Every now and then, all the shops are opened on sunday afternoon.
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    marketsquare: pigeons

    by tompt Written Mar 26, 2004

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    pigeons for sale !

    Every sunday there is a large pigeon market at the central marketsquare in Lier.
    People from all over the world come here to buy pigeons from belgian pigeon breeders.
    The pigeon on sale are juvenile with papers of how great flyers there parents are, or older ones that have their own medals.

    If you are looking for soup-pigeons you are on the wrong market here....

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    by Helga67 Written Mar 21, 2004

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    Antwerpsestraat, Lier

    I only know of one shopping street in Lier, but I am sure there are more. The Antwerpsestraat is the connecting street between the station and the Grote Markt and here you will find all the major shops that can be found in other cities too.

    What to buy: Especially cloths and shoes.

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    from the artist himself: buy some art

    by tompt Written Mar 11, 2004
    an artist from Lier

    In the Begijnhof we saw an open window and there he was, the painter from Lier.
    He showed us some of his pictures and we had a nice talk. And although we didn't buy anything from him, he gave us some brochures of his city.

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  • Lierse kant

    by Maeve_81 Written Jan 12, 2004

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    Lierse kant

    Centre for Textile Arts

    You can visit the centre for free
    monday, tuesday, thursday : 13.30-16.30

    Begijnhofstraat 24
    (next to the Zimmerplein)

    What to buy: Lierse kant
    One of Lier's typical products is lace. It's really beautiful and off high quality.

    What to pay: It's quiet expensive, because it's crafts work.

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    Fine textileworks of Lier: Lier's Lace

    by Pavlik_NL Written Jul 22, 2003

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    A king's statue near Saint Gummarus-church

    Already in medieval times it was famous wide outside the borders of the Bourgondian empire. Lier's lace was one of the finest textiles that could be found in Europe and still one can obtain this fine artwork in many forms, shapes and measurements. So, if you want to have a souvenir, maybe this is what your looking for.

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    saturday morning market: market

    by tompt Written Mar 11, 2004

    Tom and Danielle are very interested in this gadget for sale at the saturday morning market. It is a garlic rasp, coming from France. We have such a brightly colored thing in our kitchen now.

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