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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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  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
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“beautiful city” (468 reviews)
“every corner” (159 reviews)
“chocolate shops” (289 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 473 75 37 45
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was only in Bruges for a day trip from Lille, France but I hope to one day come back and stay longer. It was beautiful and not as crowded as the summertime. (According to one of my friends that has been here before) It...More

Thank Jeina P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had just over 24 hours in Brugge and really enjoyed it. It’s a fairly compact town so simply walking around will make sure you take in the sites you need/ want to see.

Thank Bobituper
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Town is very scenic and relaxing. Great stopover before heading to Brussels. Good variety of restaurants and people are very friendly and helpful.

Thank ContinentsExplorer
Reviewed 4 days ago

lots of photography opporunities. But too many restaurnts spoil the scenery. Good thing is that no traffic is allowed

Thank sbrrao
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a wonderful day here, and look forward to being able to return someday. Shopping, restaurants, and overall feel of the city was awesome. It was a beautiful summer day and the city did not seem to over run with tourists.

Thank BigDaddy3859
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had been told that Brugge is wonderful but when I really saw it by myself I was speachless. The boat trip is strongly recommended; there are usually queues for embarkation but the value for money (the price is not high) in great. From the...More

1  Thank TaGaAlBo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic city very good to shopping and beutiful types of chocolate hotels in brugges have good prices for all

Thank Hamouda M
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are some interesting and lovely sights and buildings in Bruges but my advice would be walk .... stroll .... wander the canals and side streets by day and then do it again at night when the lighting makes it SO atmospheric. Every street and...More

Thank Rae E
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to see this beautiful historical city with good infrastructure, a lot of restaurants, shops, museums. Its so romantic place for couples)

Thank Liana_Pasechnik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't like Chocolate or Beer don't visit but its very historic with some nice places to eat and see.

Thank Simon S
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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.
13 January 2017|
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Response from Therealbigapple |
Be aware that free guides have no diploma and have not had any official education into the history of the city. Also they expect a tip at the end of the walk. If you want to walk with an official (local) city guide, go to... More
4 December 2016|
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Response from Ibuyt | Reviewed this property |
It is not necessary to book, the price 7 euro and no time limit.