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Historic Centre of Brugge

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Address: Markt, Bruges, Belgium
Phone Number: 0473-75-37-45
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: The historic center of Bruges has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage...
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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Grand Market Square and Quaint Cobblestone Streets

The historic centre of Brugge is a "must-see", for travellers in Belgium. We truly enjoyed having our "moules et frites" in the big market square and then exploring all of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The historic centre of Brugge is a "must-see", for travellers in Belgium. We truly enjoyed having our "moules et frites" in the big market square and then exploring all of the quaint cobblestone side streets and canals. This is the place to treat yourself to chocolate and beer! It is a but of a tourist trap as the prices are... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Coming here from Brussels by train , visiting the Historic Centre was a must. The one hour train , followed by an easy 10 minute bus ride deposited us in the core of Brugge. From here, one can walk, take the City Tour min bus, or the canal boats ( which was virtually full in each one I saw )... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

beautiful and historic place I recommend to know about this city history I went to this place in February and amazing experience

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Very pleasant way to learn about Bruges history. Very well made but I am not sure that it is worth 35 euros for a family. The free tour legend of Bruges are much better.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Amazing town even though I have visited before . I have to say in the summer it is more overflowing with tourists than on previous visits so will choose another time of year in future but the architecture and restaurant / bar / cafe scene is great . Just walking around the town's old streets is a real treat

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the town in August and found the town a must see, we tried a different restaurant every night and found the atmosphere wonderful. the food in all the restaurants is more or less the same but is of a high quality but can be a little pricey. Horse and carriage rides are available for about 40euro which lasts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Amazingly fantastic square. Very busy during the Wednesday 26/08/2015 with market stalls everywhere. A lot of tourists the day we visited due to the Football (Man U 4 Brugge 0). Worth the visit and highly recommended to people who love historical buildings. Many thanks to our tour guide Jean Pierre.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Really pretty city. A great weekend break. Lovely architecture. Lots of things to see and do. Horse drawn carriage ride is a must along with a boat trip on the canal.

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New Rochelle, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Bruges is a surprisingly fun city. The architecture throughout the center city is magnificent and truly historic. Maybe too many chocolate stores, but is that really a complaint? A boat ride through the canals while hearing about the history of the city and its major buildings was terrific. The museums, churches and public buildings were fun to visit and even... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I know it's super touristy, but Brugge is awfully charming anyway. If it hadn't been pouring down rain the day we visited we would have taken a ride in one of the little open boats that ply the canals. We did have a long conversation over coffee with the immigrant owner of a restaurant, discussing politics and such. And despite... More 

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