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Address: Minnewater Park, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Looking for a scenic place to take a romantic daytime or evening stroll...
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A little quiet haven

A lovely quiet spot in the city centre, some gorgeous trees and plenty of birdsong. Take time for a walk here to chill out away from the main tourist streets.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A lovely quiet spot in the city centre, some gorgeous trees and plenty of birdsong. Take time for a walk here to chill out away from the main tourist streets.

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Hickman, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Interesting spot to stroll by, I can't imagine spending a whole lot of time just at the lake, but very nice to see. We liked seeing all the swans and the horse-drawn carriages make a stop nearby to water the horses. If you are out walking, put this on your path for sure.

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zedelgem
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

cosy well kept green parc in the centre of Brugge, beautiful, relaxing, injoyc nature just next to beguinage

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Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

this is so special especially if you take horse and carriage you have to throw coin in to lake so that you will return.

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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Love this city...but in the winter. Avoid Christmas as it is just chaotic. The art galleries are wonderful and there are plenty of good restaurants to eat, but it is worth trying Flemish stew and chips from the little cabins on the square. It was REALLY good

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A beautiful quiet picturesque lake to walk with an abundance of flowers. A peaceful place to sit and relax away from the busy centre of Bruges.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were told two versions of the legend. The 'happy' one was that girl runs away, boy finds her in the forest, they live there happily ever after. The other is that girl runs away, boy finds her in the forest dying, buries her and floods the valley. Nice walk round the lake. All the action is at the north... More 

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Colorado, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is small lake with swans and (both times I've visited Bruges) lots of "cotton" from trees floating in it. It's surroundings are nice, but the lake itself is unimpressive. It is close to the Begijnhof which I think is worth the walk from the city center, so you may as well take a look at the lake while you're... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Highly recommended after visiting the city centre. This place is so calm and beautiful and must be visited to cherish what the city has to offer. Great place!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Forget the crowded tourist area. It is tranquil place for a lovely afternoon walk. I like the tree, water and environment. If the weather is sunny, get your picnic ready.

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Address: Minnewater Park, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges

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