Shopping Tour of Antwerp, Antwerp

Antwerp is the best place in Europe to shop for diamonds. Visit the famous Diamond District, or Diamondland, the most beautiful diamond center in the city. Antiquity lovers can find a lot of interesting items on Kloosterstraat. Admire the beauty of Asian markets and restaurants in Antwerp's Chinatown. Follow this unforgettable tour, shop the best stores and have fun!
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Shopping Tour of Antwerp Map

Guide Name: Shopping Tour of Antwerp
Guide Location: Belgium » Antwerp (See other walking tours in Antwerp)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Author: mary
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Kloosterstraat

1) Kloosterstraat

A street with an international reputation, Kloosterstraat is a resort for antiquity lovers. It has many shops, often with unique items for sale, including tableware, furniture, books, antiques, decorative items and much more. It looks like an open-air museum with frequently changing...   view more
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Weekend Markets

2) Weekend Markets

Weekend Markets take place on Theaterplein Square in front of the Stadsschouwburg Theater. It is very popular, with stalls offering everything from food and household goods to bicycles, antiques and clothing. Sunday tends to see a lot more vendors compared to...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Meir

3) Meir (must see)

Meir is a famous shopping destination for the city of Antwerp and along with the Rue Neuve in Brussels, one of the most important shopping areas in Belgium. The Meir shopping area encompasses the streets surrounding Our Lady’s Cathedral all the way to the Centraal Station. Once used to store wet wood for furniture, the area has come a long way to be recognized as one of the prime areas for shopping in the country. From being a small street on the outskirts of the city, Meir has become an...   view more
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Diamondland

4) Diamondland (must see)

Located in downtown Antwerp, this unique center attracts those who appreciate gorgeous jewelry. Visitors are offered a 20 minute guided tour with information about the procedures involved in diamond cutting. A wide range of diamond jewelry is available, from necklaces, wedding rings and earrings to loose...   view more
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Pelikaanstraat

5) Pelikaanstraat

Antwerp’s famous Diamond District is located in the Jewish quarter. This street has many beautiful shops selling unique diamond jewelry. Pelikaanstraat is the right place to make a profoundly memorable...   view more
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Van Wesenbekestraat

6) Van Wesenbekestraat

Van Wesenbekestraat is the street in Antwerp where the city’s Chinatown is located. It has many Asian restaurants, the biggest Asian supermarket in the country (named Sun Wah), a Buddhist temple and a martial arts academy. The street is decorated with flags and dragon-shaped streetlights and on both ends a Chinese lion stands...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Antwerp, Belgium

Create Your Own Walk in Antwerp

Create Your Own Walk in Antwerp

Creating your own self-guided walk in Antwerp is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

The diamond capital of Europe, Antwerp is a port city on the River Scheldt in Belgium that is otherwise famous for its Flemish Renaissance architecture and close association with the Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens. All these and other historical facts are duly reflected in this orientation walk, featuring, among other attractions, the landmark Grote Markt in the Old Town, 17th-century Rubens House Museum, Plantin-Moretus Museum and many more.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Antwerp Daily Life Tour

Antwerp Daily Life Tour

Antwerp has many attractions that are popular among locals, including sports venues, theaters, parks and shopping centers. Visit Dageraadplaats and see its amazing artificial starry sky. Walk Cogels Osyei and see the pride of the city, its Art Nouveau architecture, and be sure to visit Meir, the city’s famous shopping street, to find a great bargain.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Deurne Neighbourhood Walk

Deurne Neighbourhood Walk

Visit the Silver Museum at Sterckshof castle to learn more about the art and technology of silver. See the City Hall, enjoy a meal at Rivierenhof Castle, enjoy a game with the Phantoms hockey team and much more in the beautiful neighborhood of Duerne.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Kids Entertainment Tour

Kids Entertainment Tour

Kids are adored in Antwerp. There are lots of parks, playgrounds, museums and other entertainment for children. Learn more about ocean life at Aquatopia, see a unique collection of animals at Antwerp Zoo and taste original Belgian chocolate at Hans Burie Chocolate Shop!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Old City of Antwerp Tour II

Old City of Antwerp Tour II

Visit Pierre Bruno Bourla’s most famous work, the Royal Theater, and witness its extraordinary 19th century architecture. Take a walk in the peaceful oasis of the Botanic Gardens and be sure to see the remarkable Rubens house and admire his famous masterpieces.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Famous Museums of Antwerp

Famous Museums of Antwerp

Visit the famous home and studio of Peter Paul Rubens and see the works of this unsurpassed master. Admire Northern Renaissance art at Mayer van den Bergh Museum. Discover new depths of 14th century art at the Royal Museum of Fine Art and observe the evolution of fashion at the unique Mode Museum.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km