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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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It is a perfect place to walk, watch, and enjoy all the city has to offer. Worth visiting without doubt!

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Lasarte, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a perfect place to walk, watch, and enjoy all the city has to offer. Worth visiting without doubt!

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am visiting Belgium for work and except Brussels and Gent, I visited Brugges. It is one of the most beautiful cities. You must not miss it!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is truly a beautiful City and this is the center. Think of a clean version of Prague...very clean. Start here and just walk around....any direction...you can't go wrong

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brugge is beautiful. I saw no well known shops but lots of unique, individual places to inspire gifts. Lots to inspire the curious mind. We found Christmas shops, a Harry Potter shop and a whopping willow.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The city of Brugge is unbelievably well preserved in its medieval outfit. Brugge is the biggest tourist attraction in Belgium and this is no wonder, it is just gorgeous! Brugge is famous for chocolate and beer. We definitely had to buy some hand made sweets from Chocolatier shops. There were cookies filled with various berries and vast amount of chocolate... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a bustling center surrounded by beautiful medieval buildings - everything is a walk away and apart from the smell of horses, its a great place to spend an evening just taking a stroll or sitting in one of the restaurants / cafes chugging on a beer or tucking in a Belgian waffle !

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A beautiful square with the requisite collection of over-priced restaurants and a belfry you can climb.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really expected Shrek and Fiona to appear at any time! A fairytale place, the surrounds are very pretty. Bruges is a special place, the architecture is marvelous, the chocolate shops are to die for.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just like the rest of the city, perfect in every way , you can spend hours just looking at the building. Especially with the grey weather all around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Postcard charm. We loved Brugge and think winter is the time to go as everyone commented how crowded it gets from March on. FYI- Everything was open. The Saturday morning food market is a must see.

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