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A special looking tower with its small and large adjoining towers of which the small one is the... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Aarhus, Denmark
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Constructed at the end of the 14th century as a water tower and as a part of the fortifications of... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

A special looking tower with its small and large adjoining towers of which the small one is the highest, see it if it is on your route.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PeterOdgaard
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Constructed at the end of the 14th century as a water tower and as a part of the fortifications of Bruges. Later converted into a storage for gun powder. Not open to the public, this landmark can't be visited from the inside, unless on special...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

More of a landmark than a visitor attraction. Just one of the many historic buildings in Bruges. If you visit Bruges by coach and walk into town, or by train and walk into town, look out for this landmark, just where the two walking routes...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Cecil H
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We came across this tower on our walk around Bruges and we were not disappointed. We do not know if there is access but never the less it was a great focal point and a place to sit down and just idle away a hour...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DJCass
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

This medieval tower is located in Minnewater park in Bruges and centuries ago was used to store gunpowder. Part of the old city walls. About a 10 to 15 minute walk from historic centre.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed October 10, 2017

A mediëval tower from end 14th century which you can find around the Minnewater lake. From here you can cross the bridge and continue to have a walk around Bruges.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank HugoColle
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Per se it is not exceptional but it's a nice sight when walking along the lake and the canal -away from tourist crowds.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bernard B
Reviewed May 30, 2017

10 mins from old town another great tower in brugge old town area , worth a wander past as you take in a slightly bigger walk around the city

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ptrabant
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Dates right back to the beginning of the 1400s. Apparently it used to be where Brugge kept its gunpowder stored!! Used to form part of the medieval wall around the city. Worth a look

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Linda A
Reviewed April 5, 2017

We walked past this tower when we were visiting Minnewater Lake/Park on our way into town. Our guide said it was used to store things. You can get a lovely view of the water from the bridge near this tower. You can't go inside but...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Viless
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