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Bruge’s main square, an open space lined with 17th century houses and overlooked by the Belfort on one side, has held a market since the 10th century. In the middle of the square is a statue of Peter de Coninck and Jan Breydel, two 14th-century...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank n1cf2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This Square is gorgeous to look at, beautiful architecture around the perimeter of its cobbled area, and is where the horse-drawn carriages leave from then return after half an hour, which includes a 5 minute break for the horse and driver and gave us time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cathleen_stagg
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the most famous place in Brugge. The colorful buildings, the incredible architectures with lovely restaurants and boutiques, this is the Markt in Brugge.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marianngabriella
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It would be easy to spend a whole day exploring this wonderful area of the city.So much history to discover.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank crazycolin2013
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cobbled stoned large square full of impressive & beautiful old buildings. Great photo opportunity and the place from which to get your bearings on Bruges. The Tourist Infirmation is also here in The Historium Building - our first stop for a map & useful tourist...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Smiler10London
Reviewed 5 days ago

Even in February the Markt was busy, especially at the weekend. There are restaurants all round the square and entry to the Belfort and other attractions and it's lovely to just wander around. There is a waiting are for horse drawn carriage rides too. Look...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Heather S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in Bruges on the last day of the Annual chocolate show. Every chocolatiere from Bruges under one roof. Bought chocolate from nearly every one. Amazing!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SaigonStevo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buildings around here are beautiful and plenty to see and do. There are lots of side streets with plenty to see and lots of chocolate shops near by

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RichD1886
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must visit this square and sit for a beer or wine. The harmony of the architecture is great and it is good to see the people enjoying the day at the square. I recommend to spent at least two hour here.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NAZ1975
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On any trip to Bruges make time to visit this square. It is stunning. Take time to sit and take in the beautiful buildings and also wander around the shops and many restaurants.

Date of experience: February 2019
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28 December 2018|
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Response from elwick11 | Reviewed this property |
The ice rink in Markt square was still going strong yesterday, I am sorry I have no idea when it closes down. I should imagine that it would still be in operation for a week or so. it must have cost a lot to install and they... More
9 December 2018|
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Response from LesterP476 | Reviewed this property |
The simple answer is; Google it! I typed in 'Bruges Christmas market opening times' and this is the very first thing on the list: Opening: 23 November 2018 – 1 January 2019. Opening Hours: The Christmas market is open 7/7... More