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'''Lier''' [http://www.lier.be] is a city of about 30
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'''Lier''' [http://www.lier.be] is a city of about 30000 inhabitants in province of [[Antwerp (province)|Antwerp]], [[Belgium]].
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Lier  is a city of about 30,000 inhabitants in the province of Antwerp, Belgium.
Lier can be conveniently reached by car. Highways aren't that close. It's halfway between E19 ( Antwerp to Brussels ) and E313 ( Antwerpto Liege. The National roads connected the town with the highways and other close by cities, like the N10 to Antwerp, N14 to Mechelen and N13 to the E313. Like many towns in Belgium it's a problem though to get rid of your car in the center.
Lier is connected by Rail too Antwerp, Mechelen, Herentals, Aarschot, Leuven and Brussels. the Train Station lays at the outskirts of the town.
The public transport company De Lijn  has a number of bus lines through Lier.
Best method to discover Lier. Most places of interest are in the center of the city and lay only a couple of minutes from each other.
- Beguinage, UNESCO World Heritage Site
- The St. Gummarus Church, Gothic architecture, 14th century.
- The Town hall, Rococo architecture, 18th century.With belfry tower from 1369.
Most of the nightlife is centered around Zimmerplein in local pubs.