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“Smaller than main square but still lovely”
Review of Burg Square

Burg Square
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Ranked #3 of 153 things to do in Bruges
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“Smaller than main square but still lovely”
Reviewed 21 April 2014

While not as impressive as the main square, the Burg is also very beautiful and worth a look around while in Bruges.

Visited April 2014
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“Beautiful square”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

This square is right off of the main square and it's beautiful. The buildings are so old and stunning. Enjoy a nice coffee and people watching sitting in the cafe in the square.

Visited April 2014
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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“Burg Square”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Very close to our hotel. The market on Wednesdays is well worth a visit as are the museums and churches.

Visited April 2014
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“There is construction on the way during the time we visit”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

The gothic buildings around is very beautiful, but the square at that time have some construction going on that made the scene becomes not as great as it is expected.

Visited April 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“The Gothic Hall was beautiful”
Reviewed 17 April 2014

This is a charming square, quieter than the Markt, surrounded by mediaeval buildings of great beauty. The highlight for us was the STADHUIS – CITY HALL. You must go up the stairs to the amazing Gotische Zaal (gothic hall) - it is stunning in its rich Gothic architecture and outstanding decor. Stunning murals, vaulted ceilings that are stunningly decorated, renaissance fireplace. There are good explanation sheets in English. A buliding of this magnitude and wealth shows what the economic importance of Bruges was as a trading city down the centuries.
Also worth seeing in the square if the HEILIGE-BLOEDBASILK - beautiful statues on the entrance, colourful chapel upstairs, where phial supposedly containing Christ’s blood is kept

Visited May 2013
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