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“The Burg”
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Burg Square
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Yorkshire
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“The Burg”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Lovely place to visit and take some great photos. A great place to people watch with a lot of places to visit all round

Visited March 2013
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ASHFORD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Don't miss it.”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Situated just 50 yards from the main square the Burg hols plenty to see. There is a church that supposedly holds a file of Christs blood. This was the only building in Bruges which was free to enter! Very cobbled an with a nice archway and alley leading to the old fish market where they also hold markets.

Visited October 2013
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Gatesville, TX
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“Must see huge market square”
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Bruges Market Square is so large you cannot take it all in with just one picture. I had to turn 360 degrees and take several pictures as I tried to capture it's scope and size. Arriving from a cruise ship docked in Zeebrugge then by train via Blankenburg to Bruges rail station, we knew us cruise ship passengers might overwhelm the town (and we sort of did). So the Burg was not quiet, but full of people, tourist, and even a fairly large demonstration including policemen guarding all.

Yet, this is one of those must see places. The Belfry, Guild gothic halls, Holy Blood Church, Town hall, Provicial Court building, Bishop's Palace, cafes, and nearby chocolate stores are mesmerizing. Slow down your pace and try to take it all in because you won't see the likes of this too many times in your life.

Visited September 2013
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Edenderry
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“Family Trip”
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Excellent architecture, shopping, history....need I say more? You really need to see this for yourself.

Visited June 2013
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Wolverhampton, England
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“quieter”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

A quieter square than the Markt less hustle and bustle, interesting buildings and history of them, nice to just sit and people watch.

Visited October 2013
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