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Broel Towers, entrance to the old citycenter and starting point for nice walks

The environment is very nice, in all seasons. Towers can be visited during art exhibitions. It's a... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
nijltjeanne
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Kortrijk, Belgium
Weekend escape

Was very cold during, but the place was very nice and close to city center. Everything is nearby... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
fisher_philips
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every town and city should have something as picturesque as this to ensure tourists make a photostop!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bryanmg141
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Nice picturesque view along the canals ; good spot for pictures. It's also a nice place for a picnic or short break.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This is a nice place There are to round buildings at the river side Those buildings are like round old castles And there a bridge between them crossing the river

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

The environment is very nice, in all seasons. Towers can be visited during art exhibitions. It's a good starting point for nice walks along the river Leie, or to visit the old city center with very nice old buildings and churches and carfree shopping streets....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

worth to see. even by night. It was part of the medieval fortification around the scity and the too gate of the city in those days

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carol V
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Was very cold during, but the place was very nice and close to city center. Everything is nearby. Since our visit was not in the peak season, it feels calm

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fisher_philips
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Rather a grand looking monument seen on a walk alongside the canal. After a few photographs there is nothing else, as it appears to be turned into private apartments. Was expecting to be able to go inside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martin G
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Fully restored these medieval towers guard the old bridge close to where the 1307 Battle of The Golden Spurs was fought. Not a lot to see but much more to feel. Walking the steps in their circular course and peering through the arrow slits it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MHAccorLoyal
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Kortrijk is a very pleasant little town that is an easy side trip from places in Belgium or from Lille. The walk through the town from the station revealed some interesting architecture, topped by the view along the river to the Broel Towers.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WhiteAnt2008
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Having eaten further along riverside we walked to the bridge. Benches to sit and enjoy the river and the view

Date of experience: June 2018
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