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Address: Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Visited for xmas market very busy with good atmosphere.market not that big but there is a 2nd market a short walk away.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful, historic buildings which for the last few weeks of the year has a Christmas Market within it. The market is a bit lacking in gifts but has some tasty food and drink, and the general atmosphere in the area is good. Given the location of the market you'll walk through it throughout your trip so definitely stop and appreciate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited for xmas market very busy with good atmosphere.market not that big but there is a 2nd market a short walk away.

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Sawbridgeworth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic surroundings and great wrapped up warm in the winter sunshine. Great atmosphere especially this time of year.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't be fooled by the Christmas markets in Bruge. The ice rink is great value at only 7 euros, but the stalls are rubbish. They all sell the same Chinese tat although I admit the atmosphere is good. Your better off spending time in the festive shops and restaurants as they offer more festive fun. Also try the other market... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visit really was because of the much hyped Christmas Market, if you have ever visited York or Lincoln or probably almost anywhere at Christmas this will be a real disappointment. Very few Christmas lights, no carols despite a town wide PA system & stalls selling hats & tat. The Saturday food market is worth seeing but he rest of it,... More 

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Thank David J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very pretty Xmas cabins plenty to eat ice rink middle of square fantastic at night all lit up you need to wrap up warm was really cold they have horse and carriages in sqare that takes you round half hour for fifty euros would go again in summer

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Thank Eve M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots going on throughout this beautiful medieval square from horse and carts to market stools to street performers it's a really interesting central point. Restaurants are pricey. Overlooking buildings are amazing.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came to Brugge for the Christmas markets and they were absolutely rubbish!!! Luckily the city is lovely and we had such a nice time this made up for it. The market place is nice with the views of the Belfort tower and surrounding buildings but the market stalls were dreadful. There were mainly food stalls and a few others which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful place at Christmas time. All the restaurants seem to have gone to a lot of trouble decorating in the spirit of Christmas making it a great place to sit with a drink and people watch amongst all the fantastic buildings. Christmas market offers plenty of food and drink.

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Thank Karl J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The markt is the most happening place in Bruges specially when we visited in Dec.... It has the belfry tower on one side, the historic centre on the other, along with basilica of holy blood nearby Every tourist attraction is accessible from the markt so I would suggest staying near the markt whenever u visit Bruges A lot of food... More 

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