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Historic Centre of Brugge

Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 473 75 37 45
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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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“beautiful city” (468 reviews)
“chocolate shops” (297 reviews)
“every corner” (159 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed today via mobile

A group of 9 of us visited Bruges for a day trip and had a brilliant time exploring this pretty city. With lots of cobbled streets, a market square surrounded by quaint architecture and a river running through the middle, Bruges is a perfect example...More

Thank Temer2
Reviewed today

This is one of the "must see" pieces of Bruges with some excellent architecture. Well worth the short walk from the Christmas market.

Thank Rod G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is so beautiful, and I am glad my friends and I had a tour person with us to tell some history about it very interesting and euniq place. Also, it is very nice just to walk around and enjoy the atmosphere of Brugge!

Thank Nelly M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sorry, there’s nowhere else to put a review about the market so, as it is held in the Market Square, that’s where I’m putting it. Brugge - beautiful city, tourists all year round and works hard to get and keep those tourists coming in with...More

Thank PezzersDad
Reviewed 2 days ago

The City is small, compact and architecturally beautiful. The locals are friendly, helpful, smart and polite. The food and drinks are all exceptional, you just cannot go wrong in Bruges. Well, if you speak French, please try not to; the locals aren't French and they...More

Thank dogtired2001
Reviewed 3 days ago

There’s a nice market that takes place here on Wednesday from 10-1, worth checking out if you’re in the area. Close proximity also to various other landmarks and has relatively nice views.

Thank Vincent L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We LOVE Belguim! Brugge has all of the charms of Brussels but with less hustle and bustle. Beautiful building, streets, parks, and canals.

Thank SoGoTenor
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bruges is a beautiful city at any time of the year. Each season brings it's own charms and we have been here in spring and summer as well was the case, this year, at Christmas. The purpose was to see the Christmas Market, but of...More

Thank frankart_10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Would highly recommend. My husband and and I have just returned and we have had a lovely time. The square is just beautiful especially when the Christmas market is there! Well worth a visit.

Thank wildbobedwards
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited whilst the Christmas markets were on. Very busy with tourists and like. Took the obligatory photograph from outside.

Thank DavidManchester107
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shweta a
23 November 2017|
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Response from Sid N |
Boat trips are still taking place, I've just returned from a weekend in Brugge, boat trip cost 8 euros & takes approx. 30 mins (well worth it). Whether you can get tickets in advance I do not know? The carriage trips are... More
shweta a
23 November 2017|
Response from shweta a |
And also if some one can let me know where to book ticket for boat trip and horse carriage trip.
9 September 2017|
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Response from wintersun2010 | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know as we travelled by train.