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“No Yobs!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Historic Centre of Brugge

Historic Centre of Brugge
Markt, Bruges, Belgium
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Ranked #1 of 57 Attractions in Bruges
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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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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“No Yobs!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

A really pleasant place, cobbled streets play havoc with your feet but well worth a visit, plenty of shops but very expensive saw in one gift shop they were selling one teabag for 1.5 euros!!! Tea must still be an expensive commodity over there, Wherever your walking look up, the architecture is fantastic. Not much evening entertainment other than eating, I've no doubt that most of the Restaurants serving a la carte serve some fantastic meals, we opted for a budget menu, 3 courses for around 30euros, p p which we could not complain about, we did go against advice once and eat in the square simply because we sit outside with heating on, the heat was nice but the food was rip off, but somebody has to use these places, to keep the square looking vibrant. Be warned though the Belgian Smiles soon turn if you complain about anything, no such thing as the customer being right.

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“Brugge centre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Wonderful place, truly the Venice of the North. Everything within walking distance, so a great place for a weekend.

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“Pretty but confusing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Brugge is lovely, but I preffered Ghent. It has nice Cathedrals and lots of little shops for shopping, but it's very confusing to get around.

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“DEFINITELY WORTH A TRIP TO BRUGGE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Any trip to Belgium or parts of France is not complete without a trip to Brugge. The history, shops, beer and museums make this city an amazing hidden gem! The people are very friendly and the prices are reasonable!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“the other venice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The whole city of Brugge is lovely, one of the finer examples of European city planning and architecture.

Looks right out of a movie set. Very beautiful.

Dont forget your shopping legs as there are many shops to lighten your wallet. Some amazing little shops.

Brugge is a welcome antidote to the functionalism of Brussels.

There is a train station, so it is very convenient to reach.

You cannot miss it.

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