Shopping zone Station District

The Station District is located around the magnificent Central Station.On one side the exclusive diamonds sparkle and Chinatown is located on the other side.In between you’ll find a wide boulevard full of terraces and boutiques.

 

Diamond

The Station District is striking due to its ‘Diamond Square Mile’, Antwerp’s diamond district.This square kilometre forms the international diamond centre.No less than 1700 diamond companies and four diamond exchanges are located here.It’s filled with diamond merchants and jewellers who will temp you with dazzling showrooms.You can purchase the jewel of your dreams, marked with an ‘Antwerp’s Most Brilliant’ label.This label is objective proof of reliability and quality.
 

Asian specialities

Chinatown is located across from the Central Station on the Van Wesenbekestraat.You’ll immediately recognise the colourful pagoda gate and the marble lions that protect the inhabitants of this street.Specialised Asian shops and supermarkets open a challenging culinary world.
 

Design or terrace

Only a stone’s throw away from Chinatown, Designcenter De Winkelhaak and a series of beautiful design shops will entice you to the Offerandestraat.If you exit the train station on De Keyserlei, you’ll enter a huge boulevard full of cosy terraces, exclusive jewellers, attractive boutiques and covered shopping galleries.The beginning of a fun day of shopping.

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