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Diamond District

Bounded by De Keyserlei | Pelikaanstraat, Herentalsestraat, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 3 227 47 20
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Bounded by De Keyserlei | Pelikaanstraat, Herentalsestraat, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 3 227 47 20
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is just an area full of shops selling diamonds. Sometimes the atmosphere could be a little bit heavy so it is important to walk there during daylight. The variety is amazing, so definitely if you are looking for a diamond, you will find it...More

Thank Loli D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My hotel is next to these shops selling diamonds and jewelries! I smiled and remembered that in Brussels and Ghent, items displayed at the windows of the shops are chocolates and waffles, here displayed are diamonds! I took pictures of these shops and imagined myself...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I was surprised to find that the diamon district is primarily a wholesale shopping experience! If you are a tourist looking for a ring, this is not the place!

Thank LakeIslandGirl
Reviewed 10 September 2017

busy street packed with dealers. Interesting place. Antwerp is the world's renowned diamond city so its worth going for a visit.

1  Thank Joey85244
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The Diamond district seems to close during August; most of the surrounding restaurants also close. The main road is barriered at either end and there is a visible army presence. The shops within the area in the main specialise in diamond cutting and shaping tools...More

Thank LondonCitytraveller
Reviewed 2 August 2017

be prepared to get the worst diamond ,at the price of a real one be carefull of all this kind of diamond shops ,who at first glance quote diamonds at very high prizes and suddenly drop by half just when you would like to go...More

7  Thank jonhot10500
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The diamond district is in quite a seedy area near the station and in most shops you cannot see the prices on the jewellery in the window-on the basis if you have to ask you cannot afford it I did not stay too long....I love...More

1  Thank Candice M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

If one enters Antwerp through the Central Station and.or stays anywhere near it, it is just about impossible to miss the "Diamond District," as it is immediately across and behind all streets leading towards the public square and shopping districts going towards the river from...More

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting area with lots of diamond shops and supplies for cutting diamonds as well. We were window shopping at one store and with in seconds a lady was ready to sell us a diamond. She even held up a catalogue. This area reminded me a...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I'm sure there are much more interesting attractions in Antwerp to see and I can not understand how a few dozen stores that sell jewelery can be called ''touristic attractions''.

2  Thank Henrique T
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19 March 2017|
Response from Tbirdt-bird444 | Reviewed this property |
The best diamant shops are owned by jewish people and will be closed on saturdays because of the sabat. The first sunday of the month all the shops are open in Antwerp and on the regular days you can shop between 9-10 am... More
Michael M
27 August 2015|
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hello ! please Can you tell us about your experience if you had been there? thank you
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25 August 2015|
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Response from George H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michael. You'll for sure get what you're looking for there, whether it's individual stones or ready-made jewelry. The whole industry, including the retailers, is well regulated so you won't get sold a dud. But there are... More