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Historic Centre of Brugge

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Address: Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 473 75 37 45
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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The historic center of Bruges has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage...

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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Excellent preserved city center

Surely one of the pearls - maybe the pearl - of Flanders. Beautifully preserved medieval houses, romantic canals - simply a must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Surely one of the pearls - maybe the pearl - of Flanders. Beautifully preserved medieval houses, romantic canals - simply a must see.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Small but really nice romantic and clean centre. I must admit it is very touristy with an overwhelming amount of chocolate, lace and beer stores.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really beautiful clean and friendly city...The square has a fantastic atmosphere. Recommend the torture museum. Cant wait to go back

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Lots to see, do and eat! We spent the day, looking at the architecture, visiting historical buildings, venturing down the canals and sampling some of the culinary delights- well worth a visit.

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A nice old historic city center. A must when around in belgium. Worth the day trip here even just to stroll around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brugge has a very old and romantic centrum with little small streets,a lot of good special places to eat with few nice museums , full of chocolate shops,and coaches to drive you around. When visiting Belgium it's one of the towns you have to see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Without knowing much more than this is a beautiful historic city, my wife and I journeyed from Antwerp by train to Brugge on an extremely cold day. The train stopped on the edge of the village next to a river and within 15 minutes we walked back 600 years in time! For an Australian, this sort of medieval architecture is... More 

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Loads going on, brilliant food stops with more choice than you can imagine. Great for couples or families.

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It is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium, in the northwest of the country. It is oval and about 430 hectares in size. Today is one of the tourist destinations. The buildings are well preserved. The facade of most building like this, has its well crafted adornment. A truly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The whole city is amazing and the centre makes no exception, it is a great place and a must see. The architecture is fantastic and charming and colourful and so alive.

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