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Minnewater Lake

Minnewater Park, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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“lovely lake” (19 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Minnewater Park, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

The Beguinage and view from here is just so relaxing and gorgeous. There are many restaurants around this area, and it is just beautiful. I am glad I read the reviews of others.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unlike most of Bruges from May through October which is overwhelmed by zillions of tourists in a small town, I found Minnewater Lake and park to be delightfully quiet and a lovely place to sip a beer. With the warning that this may not always...More

Thank MacRutchik
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This lake is to the south of Bruges and is on the route from the bus station to the city centre. It is pretty and well worth a visit. Nearby at the north end are various attractions and also several nice restaurants.

Thank BluestreakCambridge
Reviewed 4 days ago

Always nice to walk through, surrounded by historic houses and canal, and start a visit to Bruges, just South of the main tourist area.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 5 days ago

As a local, I can say this is the most beautiful park of Bruges. When you plan a trip to Bruges, this park is definitely a must-see! Very romantic, relaxed atmosphere with swans passing by in the water. Also the locals like to visit this...More

Thank 15charlotted
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a beer on the edge at the restaurant in the picture. It was a wonderful break for the feet after a long day walking.

Thank Damian K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the main routes into Brugge. Very picturesque but busy with tourists and tours walking in from the coach and station area. The lake feels more like part of the canal. Great photos across the lake on good weather days and early evenings with...More

Thank goodguyjas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heavenly lake with clear water that reflects the trees, sky, and little bridges. Home to countless swans that swim, dive, and dance on the water make for a magical experience!

1  Thank O M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't leave Bruges without taking a picture here. It is really a fantastic place to stay and appreciate the beauty.

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning lake and parkland, just a few minutes walk from the market place. Beautifully kept, a must see - if in Bruges

Thank Chris G
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Duane R
I'm going to bruges for a day and I'd like to know what's best to do in such short time? We'll be staying in a hotel very near to bruges station so how far are the walks and also how do we get to this lake? We will be doing the boat tour hopefully but we would also like to visit this lake. Thank you
30 March 2017|
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Response from donaldagius | Reviewed this property |
the park is not too far from the station. its walking distance. maybe 20 minute walk.
does anyone know if this lake can be fished on?
23 March 2017|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
No it's an UNESCO heritage site
Can we take a boat ride into the city on the canals from the lake. Where are the boarding points? Thank You.
3 January 2017|
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