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Historic Centre of Brugge

Address: Markt, Bruges, Belgium
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Ranked #1 of 61 Attractions in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Owner description: The historic center of Bruges has been designated a UNESCO World...
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The historic center of Bruges has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000 thanks to its status as one of the commercial and cultural capitals of Europe and its enduring Gothic architecture. The Belgian city center is cited as a great example of a medieval historic settlement, even while it has evolved over the years.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Brugge , Belgium is a World Heritage Site . tourist should have a chance of visiting the beautiful city of Brugge and should staying overnight for see how is beautiful in the evening

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I visit about twice a year, each time on a day coach trip through the channel tunnel. This city is stunning, with an interesting number of diverse attractions. The medieval Flemish architecture is hugely attractive. It's a place to wander around at leisure, or if you're feeling lazy take a boat trip around the canals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had a few unplanned days at the end of our family vacation and decided to visit Brugge. The entire family was enchanted with this charming town. Around every corner of this pedestrian friendly town was another beautiful photo waiting to be taken. The locals were helpful in spite of our clumsy attempts to say a few words in Flemish,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I love Brugge, perfect destination for a weekend break. Old town is beautiful, if you can try to do a boat trip. Lots of bars, coffee shops, restaurants, lovely food, delicious chocolate beautifully made. Chips museum is also worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

After years of dreaming about it I finally got to visit Brugge last July. We only stopped over for one day but it was amazing. The centre is so historic yet so busy the atmosphere is beyond charming. It is very expensive, even a little coffee break for two could get you little change from €15 depending on where you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

A day in Brugge is a must but a day is enough, it is very crowded and touristy. Lots of bars and cafes and lovely old buildings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Have visited Bruge twice now & still feel there is a lot more for me to see. I loved looking at the buildings & all the chocolate shops they just all look Devine. Such a clean & beautiful place to visit. Will definitely be booking another trip back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Oh My God! Everywhere you look, shops selling famous Belgian praline! The smell is amazing that makes your visit an awesome experience! My 1st visit was 5 years ago during summertime with 35 degrees Celsius! Do not try this! Humidity up to 100% and hot! A perfect place during spring and autumn!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Just walk and walk. Stop for some local food. Stop in a "cafeetje". have your camera ready as on every corner you can take a memorable shoot

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

An absolutely lovey, quiet and peaceful place. This is a must see and a must do location if you want to stroll the best chocolate shops in the world. This is a very slow paced place not for those seeking excitement. I highly recommend this place, but not really if you have children as they will likely be bored.

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