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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
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+32 3 227 47 20
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Diamond District of Antwerp throws up images of high end jewellery shops showing off the latest "bling" item,plush shops set in a beautiful area but in reality it's just a lot of rather tired looking shop frontages in a rather shady area of town...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was more of chance rather than proper planning that I came to this place. It was just outside the Central Station and we were staying just south of the station. Despite being the bling capital of the world some may say, the area looks...More

Thank AzlanFirman
Reviewed 11 January 2018

It was fascinating to stroll along, looking in the windows. Beautiful displays and some really unusual jewellery as well as traditional styles. I now know that natural diamonds are the ones I like :)

Thank SheWray
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We stumbled upon this by chance, didn't even know! Anyway, we strolled around early and most shops weren't open. Seems they only started to open their doors at 10:30 am slash 11amm. However, the ones that were open didn't seem so welcoming. I did some...More

Thank K M
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect but really this is just about 300 jewellery stores - we perused a few stores looking for something special or a good deal but the reality is the prices are fairly average....but the selection is nearly endless.

Thank BigBig-L
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Diamond market - just get out of the left side of Antwerp Central station and you are in Diamond district. Lots of shops selling ornaments with diamonds. We spent few mins clicking photos and moving on ...

2  Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 28 November 2017

You have probably already read that unless you are a knowledgeable trader, there are more pitfalls than opportunities here. This area is fine by day but at night it touches on the seedy night club area. Walk though only to get to where you’re going

Thank mikeyzaz
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Before going to Antwerp for my engagement ring I had done a lot of research on jewellers in Antwerp. I had read some bad reviews about Harold, however this didn't put me off going to see him, as all the bad reviews seemed to be...More

5  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

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 29 September 2017 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
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happy2bake2017
19 March 2017|
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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
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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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Michael M
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
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