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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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Walking around this historic centre is a wonderful thing to do. So many coffee shops, chocolate shops and wonderful fashion stores. Yes it is touristy but somehow it works. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Walking around this historic centre is a wonderful thing to do. So many coffee shops, chocolate shops and wonderful fashion stores. Yes it is touristy but somehow it works. I suggest going into some of the back streets to find some of the finer restaurants. The boat tour is worthwhile but do it early before the crowd/line

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

lovely square - very atmopsheric and nice people. worth wandering around and taking your time. we saw a live music show there and it felt very comfortable. Brilliant chocolate shops en route to the Memin Gate

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Staying in the historic centre meant we were near the beautiful churches and cobbled streets all the time. Loved walking at night to see the bridges lit up and hear the bells carolling as part of a special festival. The whole place is stunning! Just enjoy the surroundings!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We first visited Brugge over 20 years ago and fell in love with this city. We now try to visit 4-5 times every year. The Historic centre is so beautiful with lovely buildings and the city council seem to always have something organised - such as free music concert - anytime we visit. The people are really friendly with a... More 

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Batley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Loved it, got drunk, ate chocolate, had the best laughs, made so many memories in a beautiful city. Very historical lovely city, would go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Haven’t been to Bruges for many years and was nice to find the old city still unchanged and interesting. Lots of alley ways to get lost in and a great walking city in general. Old town area is where you want to stay and spend most of your time visiting the points of interest and trying one more chocolate in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Brugge is a very interesting city, especially in the city center. This is the place to buy lace products. Walk around. Have lunch at an outdoor cafe and watch the people as they walk by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I liked people, ambience, history. Be careful with restaurants around the main square. Too expensive and they said credit cards didn't work.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Bruges is a lovely town, with many things to see. The historic center is very crowded and a tourist trap so go for the monuments but be aware of pick pockets .

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Its such a beautiful and amazing place to visit ..lots of history and amazing buildings . I got an olden day feeling there ..horse and carriage's everywhere and lots of art =) fun day outn

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Address: Markt, Bruges, Belgium
Phone Number: 0473-75-37-45
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges

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