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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 scenic lake to just enjoy the serene beauty of Bruges.

Also known as the lovers lake, usually the canal boat rides end before this spot, but it's a lovely lake where people jog/walk around and if you find a spot to just rest and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bethersden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a rainy January day. It was a nice walk but not that big. Probably best to visit in the summer when a bit more picturesque

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Also known as the lovers lake, usually the canal boat rides end before this spot, but it's a lovely lake where people jog/walk around and if you find a spot to just rest and observe the beauty Bruges has on display, you'd enjoy this place for sure.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around the Minnewater Lake in Bruges after a day of indoor visits, and it was both refreshing and wonderful. The place is very peaceful and the walk is easy. I strongly recommend it. Even in cold weather, you can thoroughly enjoy it.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice park to walk around and have a break from food and shopping. Close to the train station so if you are passing through take some time to meander.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located near the train station, just a five minute walk. Truly spectacular sight. Everyone should go here at least once in their life. Even if the weather is bad, it still photographs very well. Swans and horse drawn carriages, straight out of a fairy-tale.

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Southend
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by this tranquil lake and route to the Beguinage. There are seats alongside to rest the tourists' tired feet, while watching the swans by the water. unbelievably picturesque.

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Thank GirdleTheEarth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a pretty place of Bruges, a must see before you leave! Relaxing and not overly crowded, within walking distance of city centre

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dry leaves, tall trees, Middle Ages houses and buildings, swan and ducks in the lake. It is exactly what you think when someone says Fairy Tale. You have the opportunity for some great photos and the place is super ideal for couples as it is really romantic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to visit for everyone, my brother proposed by the lake and we took a lot of nice photos. A peaceful and quiet lake, highly recommended for couples :)

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful bridges, tranquil setting, swans and ducks a plenty with cobbled stone pavements, lovely restaurants and horse & cart rides on the side of the lake. What more could you ask for?

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