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Historic Centre of Brugge

Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 473 75 37 45
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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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“beautiful city” (453 reviews)
“every corner” (155 reviews)
“chocolate shops” (283 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 473 75 37 45
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can feel the history of the town in every street. Lots of places to visit snd discover by foot or caridge. Love Bruges!!

Thank Pascal D
Reviewed yesterday

Buy a museum ticket as you will get the value from visiting the central museum attractions. the buildings are beautiful both outside & inside

Thank Mair H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is so easy to get around by foot and reach all parts of Bruges that you would want to. Lots of choice to eat, plenty of chocolate shops of course, why else would you visit. Mind lots of restaurants have nearly same menus, but...More

Thank MikeEnjoysHolidays
Reviewed 2 days ago

Picture post card medieval style buildings all around the Markt square. Cobbled streets radiate from the Square with many interesting Dickensian style shops selling lace, chocolates and every kind of beer.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 days ago

And unique, beautiful, interesting. We thoroughly enjoyed out two days here and already want to return. We took the free walking tour and it was a real treat to learn about Brugge's past.

Thank Floplace
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautifully clean charming City with a welcoming atmosphere. We took a city bus tour meandering along the narrow cobbled streets from the market place. An hour for €20 with headphones in all languages depicting the history and places of interest throughout the journey. A...More

Thank Freefa
Reviewed 3 days ago

The historic center of Brugge is beautiful with the historic buildings surrounding the square. It is also the meeting point for free walking tours of the city.

Thank billbork
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am a big fan of B rugge second time this year. Will plan another trip soon. Even good in bad weather.

Thank Graymovers2
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is just something about Bruges that is not like anywhere else we have visited in Europe. It is a clean, hospitable, and welcoming place. The Markt bustles with atmosphere, well kept carriages and horses, restaurants, architecture. You don't have to do anything, just be...More

Thank artgallerygal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very old centre in a very good and clean shape. Lot of shops and restaurants. Even more shops and boutiques full of chocolate. It aint cheap but absolutly worth staying a few days in this city. The belgium people are friendly and try to...More

Thank Berry147
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9 September 2017|
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Response from wintersun2010 | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know as we travelled by train.
14 January 2017|
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Response from Therealbigapple |
Be aware that free guides have no diploma and have not had any official education into the history of the city. Also they expect a tip at the end of the walk. If you want to walk with an official (local) city guide, go to... More
4 December 2016|
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Response from Ibuyt | Reviewed this property |
It is not necessary to book, the price 7 euro and no time limit.