The hof de Bist park in Ekeren
In the northern district of Antwerp, Ekeren, there is a beautiful park called "Hof de Bist", named now after the environment where it is situated in, but originally the park was called "Hof van Guyot". The park is perfect for a nature walk and has different facilities for everybody to use. There is a children playground, a nearby cafe and restaurant with big terraces located in a converted farmhouse dating from the second half of the 19th century, a big free parking lot right next to the park and of course the wooded nature park itself. In the park there is a constant exhibition of sculptures. These sculptures are setup round the park and for you to discover. In the middle of the park you can find a neoclassical castle build in 1873 by "Emiel E. Guyot", the mayor of Ekeren at that time. The castle is used as a cultural center. The park is now owed by the city of Antwerp.