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Minnewater Lake

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Address: Minnewater Park, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Looking for a scenic place to take a romantic daytime or evening stroll?...

Looking for a scenic place to take a romantic daytime or evening stroll? Minnewater Lake offers urban nature lovers a perfect setting regardless of the season or time of year.

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A pretty spot

My partner and I had been told about, "The Lake of Love" before going to Bruges and that it's a must see. The Lake is small, I warn! But the area is pretty, there are some nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
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Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I had been told about, "The Lake of Love" before going to Bruges and that it's a must see. The Lake is small, I warn! But the area is pretty, there are some nice buildings around and good photo opportunities. It's a lovely area to take a walk and feels romantic as it's so relaxed and pretty.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Take a walk to Minnewater Lake, a pretty, picturesque, and serene spot where crowds are less sparse than in other parts of Bruges. It’s only about half an hour’s walk from the city center and while here, be sure to make a stop at the nearby Beguinage (Begijnhof).

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very picturesque. We went during the winter but it was still pretty. There are lots of restaurants around here that are cheaper than the centre.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a peaceful, easy walk around the lake. There are some beautiful swans and it is worth taking a few photographs of.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a famous place of beauty and serenity. Including it in a walk around old Bruges is easy and worthwhile.

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Armstrong, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is filled with swans and amazing vistas and even a love story about star crossed lovers. Stand on a bridge and take in the charming park and reflection in the lake

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irishsusan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park, the walk around the lake was a wonderful escape from the busier streets in Bruges. On a sunny day I think it would be a great place to sit and enjoy the view. In November it was chilly and rainy so could not take full advantage of the park.

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vienna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake of love(rs). As such it is a very romantic place to walk through, sit down and enjoy the moments with your loved one.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great green space with lovely walk around the canal and through the trees. Romantic Sunday morning stroll.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guide said it is called the lake of the lovers. It's a pretty lake on the entrance into the old part of town. It's great for pictures.

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