The remarkably unassuming diamond district lies immediately southwest of the station. An astounding 80% of the world's uncut diamonds...
Hoge Raad voor Diamant
To get a glimpse of the amount of diamonds (and gold) being traded, just wander along Pelikaanstraat, Vestingstraat or Hoveniersstraat...
With its neo-Gothic facade, vast main hall and splendidly proportioned dome, the 1905 Antwerpen-Centraal train station is one of the...
Sumptuous 1905 giltwork, mirror-and-marble walls and a 15m-high ceiling must make this one of the world’s most majestic station buffets....
Unpretentious but not unattractive place for inexpensive, 100% vegan/vegetarian Jain-Indian buffets including five mains, two sweets and...
Lonely Planet review
If diamonds are beyond your budget, you can watch them being cut and set during daily shows at 11:00 at this vast 1000-sq-metre diamond-showroom. If they're not, this is one of the verified sales points of the Antwerp Diamond Jewellers Association (ADJA; www.adja.be), which oversees quality control.