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Markt 7 | Markt 7, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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The most important of Bruges' towers stands 83 metres tall. It houses, amongst other things, a carillon with 47 melodious bells. In the reception area, waiting visitors can discover all kinds of interesting information about the history and working of this unique world-heritage protected belfry. Those who take on the challenge of climbing the tower can pause for a breather on the way up in the old treasury, where the city's charters, seal and public funds were kept during the Middle Ages, and also at the level of the impressive clock or in the carillonneur's chamber. Finally, after a tiring 366 steps, your efforts will be rewarded with a breath-taking and unforgettable panoramic view of Bruges and her surroundings.
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Markt 7 | Markt 7, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Despite the long queues and many people, wait and climb the way up. The view is truly breathtaking. It is probably the tallest building in Brugge and worth the time and money.

Thank Alina P
Reviewed yesterday

It is a fairly precarious climb up an old tower. You need strong legs and be fairly resilient to heights. Once at the top you are rewarded with great views of the city....something you would expect of something that started life as a watch tower!...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Start early so you beat the crowds; they only permit a limited number into the tower at a time. This also gives you an excuse afterwards to indulge in some lovely chocolate in one of the many chocolatiers around town. Good views over the town...More

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 3 days ago

This tower has a tight spiral stairway of 366 steps that our seven year old climbed mostly on all fours but it was a fun climb and a great view at the top. The bells chimed while we were at the top but it wasn't...More

Thank Ray O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The inside is being renovated and so there is a limited amount you can see but you can walk around the whole outside and for me this was the best bit. The architecture is amazing.

Thank Leeanne G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is great to visit but there are a few things to note. The queue can be quite long to get in as once it reaches capacity it's a 1 in 1 out system and even though we arrived at 9.50am (it opens at...More

Thank RossJ83
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must visit in Bruge! Worth the long wait which can be an hour long! The view is spectacular and make sure stay at the top for more than 15min to see and here the melody of the bells

Thank dimtrislv
Reviewed 5 days ago

This vantage point gives you amazing views around the city. Despite the high climb, it is well worth it when you see the 360° view of the city. And there are places to rest at various points up for 366 step climb.

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 5 days ago

it's nice to go by the tower, go round it, take pics, examine it's architecture. I didn't go up, thou I assume it has a nice view. but, sometimes, it might be overcrowded, so I would recommend: don't miss it, but also discover the city...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really do ignore the warning about steep, narrow stairs and requiring physical effort - it's not that bad. Yes, it's spiral staircase and it is one person wide towards the top but I felt very secure as did my 10 year old. And on a...More

Thank John G
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27 November 2016|
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Response from RebeccaAyris | Reviewed this property |
For an adult it is around €10. If you are under the age of 26/25 you can get in for €8.00 but you must show your driving licence for proof of age. I hope this helps! the steep climb is worth the panoramic view :)!
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21 November 2016|
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Response from Geert C | Reviewed this property |
I think opening at 10 am, tickets at the belfort itself. Go to 1st floor
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23 August 2015|
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Response from Heeleymg | Reviewed this property |
No problem - as others have said its a bit narrower at the top but people wait to let each other go. I am probably a size 18 converted to bloke terms and I did not find it any problem. Do it - its worth it. Have fun.,