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The Markt

Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Ranked #6 of 54 Attractions in Bruges
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The cafes, shops and restaurants surrounding the market were festively decorated giving the area a magical atmosphere

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

It is really lovely square together with downtown. You feel like 3 centuries back. It looks like in the fairy tale. The best expereince i have from Brugges

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The Markt is basically somewhere just to eat! Any shopping is in the streets leading off of it. Even Brugge market, is really only for eaters and drinkers

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The market was on its first day of being open for Christmas when we visited. (Beginning 21st Nov). The stalls were a little disappointing with a lot of the items being no different to that you'd find in a souvenir shop. The market is really supported by the beautiful and gothic surroundings of Bruges and not a great deal was... More

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Glabbeek, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The lights, celebrations, and christmas markets are just wonderful. The smells that engulf the Grote Markt are amazing. All the cafes and restaurants are decorated but do make sure you book if you want to eat out.

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Sisi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Spent the afternoon wandering around the city centre a fantastic time was had by both of us lots to see and do ,loads of lovely cafe's and bistro's to while away an hour or two watching the world go by great place !!!

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

You can't miss the markt, it's beautiful and bruges at it's best, lots of bars and cafés which you can sit outside (with heating) and appreciate the world going by and beautiful architecture of the surrounding building. There's a Christmas market and ice skating rink at the end of November which we missed, but they were setting up, looked to... More

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Koszalin, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Reason for visiting Bruges. Market itself and surroundings are really nice place for sight seeing and for romantic walk as well

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

good local market with a range of goods for locals but also a wide range of clothing stalls very well equipped most with their own trailer type vehicles, some even with changing rooms

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Nicosia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Amazingly beautiful square. It has busy but the same time cozy atmosphere. Its nice to seat at the cafe and enjoy watching life passing by.

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