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“Central Square-Markt” 5 of 5 stars
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The Markt
Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Ranked #10 of 48 attractions in Bruges
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
London, United Kingdom
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“Central Square-Markt”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The Markt is in the beautiful central square, lots of restaraunts,bars etc but NOT brash but can be busy.Take a walk through this square early one morning to see and feel its real beauty.As its a prime spot the prices do reflect this, however it was woth the extra euro or so... The small intimate nature of some of the surrounding streets make this city a must to explore. WE LOVED IT.

Visited November 2012
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“Great central square”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

The 'markt' is at the centre of old Bruges, and is a pleasant place to watch the world by. The weather when we were there (end September) was beautiful. The square has many restaurants, but all very similar with a small number of 'local' dishes dominating nearly all the menus. For what is basically cafe food they are very expensive. The buildings around the square are interesting and we thoroughly enjoyed a visit to the Historium which from their viewing platform at the top you have great views right across the square.

Visited September 2013
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Wolverhampton, England
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“busy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Large square, plenty of bars and restaurants around for a drink and people watching, seems to get busy in the day, nice to go off round the back streets

Visited October 2013
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Athens, Greece
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“Beautiful square”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

It's a most beautiful square lined up with restaurants and cafes. Perfect for your tourist-lunch-break.

Visited April 2013
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Hampton, Middx
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“The Markt”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

What an interesting place?? There is always something happening here. Surrounded by shops, Museums and the center of everything.Its hard to get lost as its easy to find your way back as its signposted every where, or you can see the towers to guide you.

Visited April 2013
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