Shopping, exploring, dining & diamonds
Antwerp is home to many charming independent shops and restaurants, including a number of superior chocolate establishments. It is also known as the diamond capital of the world for its large diamond district. And don’t miss Cogel Osylei, the beautiful art nouveau district south of the city. This area has great architectural examples of the Belle Epoque and you can find stately homes and beautiful town palaces of the Antwerp bourgeoisie. TOP TIP: If you love frites, then don’t miss Frites Atelier on Korte Gasthuisstraat. In addition to frites, they also have a passion for fashion, art and design.