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Gassan Diamonds Tour

Address: Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 173-175, 1011 LV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0031206225333
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Ranked #150 of 325 Activities in Amsterdam
Type: Factory Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Experience the brilliance of diamonds at Gassan Diamonds!The Amsterdam diamond company Gassan...
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator
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Type: Factory Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Experience the brilliance of diamonds at Gassan Diamonds!The Amsterdam diamond company Gassan Diamonds is located in a former steam-driven diamond factory. A historic building, where you can watch our diamond cutters at work while a guide tells you all about diamond processing. Experience the thrill of the diamond polishing process at Gassan Diamonds. Admire the work of talented craftsmen as they turn rough diamonds into dazzling, exquisitely polished stones. Watch the process in all its facets. Experience the excitement of over 400 years of craftsmanship and tradition. And of course, we also sell the world-famous ‘Amsterdam Cut’.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Glad I visited, quote interesting, but if your going either take a wad of money or leave your purse at home. Cha ching!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

An informative tour for you to know how raw diamonds polished into sparkling gems which had 121 facets. The diamonds and jewelry were passed around to have a closer look. You can even put on the ring (with diamond) on your own finger. However if you come along with groups that choose and compare diamonds for two-three hours, it will... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We hadn't done any research about Gasson diamonds and just went in to the reception area and asked if they had any tours available. We were just asked what language we wanted, waited five minutes and had a member of staff take the two of us on a private tour. She was very knowledgeable and, of course, the jewellery was... More 

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Sandhurst
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

So, it's a diamond factory that gives FREE tours to visitors. Great! We learnt all about how they shape and cut the diamonds as well as how they get their price. We were then taken to an office where samples of diamonds and jewelry were passed round for us all to try, over £2m pounds worth was out! The staff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place was part of a tour we booked so was free. Nice expensive pieces and some decent price one if you're looking for diamonds or jewellery while visiting Amsterdam. Good thing after it was done after the visit tour you can have a free hot drink from one of the place shop.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We'd never been to a diamond factory before so we thought, as it's free, we'd have a look. Waste of a morning, really. A guide could not have been less interested if she tried - I got the impression that she'd drawn the short straw. We were taken to a room where she briefly explained how they cut and polish... More 

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Scotland, Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This was a free tour with our hop on hop off bus ticket but it was very interesting. The fact you could also buy diamonds was a plus, maybe I will get mine the next time I go. People very friendly :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I was near the Rembrandt house and thought I'd pop into this free tour of Gassan Diamonds. And I pretty much got what I payed for. I was by no means blown away but I took away a nugget or two. It was fairly interesting and cool to watch someone shape a diamond. The "sales pitch" at the end was... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We did this tour after the Delft Blue across the way. It was so interesting seeing the diamond cutters working on the other side of glass walls. They even allowed us to wear VERY expensive jewelry while listening to the history of diamonds.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

An interesting guided tour around the factory lasts about an hour with many start times throughout the day. You are escorted through the various stages of diamond polishing with explanations and demonstrations from staff before being given some time to explore each section at your leisure before being moved on. All in all, a decent experience but probably only interesting... More 

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