The remaining part Fort Lillo had a very important role in the history. Price Willem van Oranje ordered the building of this fort to protect Antwerpen against an expected Spanish attack. Antwerpen was known as one of the revolting cities in the Nederlanden against the Spanish empire.
After the fall of Antwerpen in 15 August 1585 the spanish never conquered the fort.
today the Lillo-Fort is completely surrounded by the industry in the harbour.
To the Lillo Gallery at the page various.