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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking the narrow roadways, this is a nice stop to view the canal and people watch while enjoying a beverage at the nearby restaurant patio.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Brent B
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

Gorgeous square with quaint buildings and some stunning architecture. It’s a typical Bruges view, not too busy which makes a change!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 561sandir
Reviewed 11 July 2019

Jan Van Eyck Park is a small but very picturesque spot in the town center of Bruges. It is named after the famous Renaissance artist. A good place for a quick stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John Dan K
Reviewed 8 July 2019

Brugge is charming and beautiful all over... This square is no exception. Surrounding the statue of one of Belgiums most famous 15th century artists, Jan van Eyck, are also the former customs buildings and Portersloge house. Nice to stop by.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Vierdank
Reviewed 6 July 2019

This was the first stop on my bicycle tour of Bruges - and a nice historical spot it turned out to be. It's a very interesting place, very historical and quite off the beaten path. If it's not included in one of your tours, take...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DanW440
Reviewed 2 July 2019

A small square but with canal and some excellent eating places - quiet and almost intimate - nice to escape the hustle of the main square.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank FrNeil
Reviewed 10 June 2019

It would have been quite easy to mosey across this square and not stop and take in it's historical importance. We sat and had a beer from one of the local cafes, while we read up on the fascinating details about the many important buildings...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank dick h
Reviewed 31 May 2019

This square is the main meeting point of the excursion groups that visit Bruges daily. If you want to buy a souvenir or find places to eat, you have better options along the streets and squares of old town.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ugo100hmonte
Reviewed 31 May 2019

We found this square on a walk we took around town. It is quaint, cafes, not overly crowded, and close to main area of old town. We also enjoyed a great lite lunch at a little family run cafe (Tatties).

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank juliaandbrad
Reviewed 1 May 2019

Lots to do here - history, shopping, visitor attractions, restaurants, etc. Well worth a visit as is Bruges.

Date of experience: October 2018
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