The Brabo Fountain is a fountain situated in Grote Markt square in Antwerp, Belgium. The fountain includes a sculpture of the local legend and Roman soldier Silvius Brabo who is said to have cut off the head and hand of a giant that cut off the hands of sailors who refused to pay a toll for passing his castle on the River Scheldt in Antwerp. The fountain was created in 1887 by Jef Lambeaux.
The fountain is situated in the Grote Markt square. The ‘Melkmarkt’ tram stop which is accessed by the 11 and 24 trams is a few minutes walk away.
Opening Times and Admission
The fountain is situated in a public square, it is free to visit at any hour of any day.