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Address: Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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USD 170.90*
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The Heart of Downtown Bruge!

Very quaint with medieval look and feel all around. The Christmas stands were getting torn down and put away when we got there around 10am. By the early afternoon, the square... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very quaint with medieval look and feel all around. The Christmas stands were getting torn down and put away when we got there around 10am. By the early afternoon, the square was ready again for tourists. Fun place to take photos of the lovely buildings.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent some time here on our wedding anniversary and really enjoyed Lovely places for coffee, food and sightseeing We took a horse and carriage ride for about half hour Would highly recommend

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A truely lovely square with lots of side roads leading a wonderful array of Flemish medieval building and canals. Not much fun if you are visiting on a wet day though. Lots of walking if you are to enjoy the culture of the place. Boat and carriage rides available again at a price.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Like other places In bruges you will definitely come across the markt, walk around and just be amazed by the Belgian architecture. Lovely lovely and calm

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I visited Bruges with my boyfriend for a day and we spent most of our time located around this beautiful square. The square itself has many activities and viewpoints to engage with, e.g. Belfort, Historium and many shops and restaurants. You can also catch a horse drawn carriage tour from around this square. The square was filled with both locals... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We love coming to the Markt, Bruges. Absolutely chocolate box pretty with medieval buildings and cobbled streets. (be mindful of the traffic!) It's even prettier in December when the Christmas market stalls fill the square and surround an ice rink.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Together with the Burg Square, this forms the centre of the city. Each building is beautiful and it is well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really beautiful city break just walking around to see the old buildings and architecture and with so many to check out plus small back street restaurants with huge beer selections to try from and the chocolate 😊😊😊 need I say anymore

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful area of Bruges - lovely atmosphere and some great places to eat. Interesting buildings and places to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bruges is like being in a fairy tale, beautiful medieval architecture. You cannot miss the Market Square with the impressive Provincial palace and the Belfry with its 47 bells, was founded in 1240 as a wooden tower on a stone building. The tower of the Belfry is open to the public and from the top, you will be able to... More 

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