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Belfort

Markt 7 | Markt 7, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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The most important of Bruges' towers stands 83 metres tall. It houses, amongst other things, a carillon with 47 melodious bells. In the reception area, waiting visitors can discover all kinds of interesting information about the history and working of this unique world-heritage protected belfry. Those who take on the challenge of climbing the tower can pause for a breather on the way up in the old treasury, where the city's charters, seal and public funds were kept during the Middle Ages, and also at the level of the impressive clock or in the carillonneur's chamber. Finally, after a tiring 366 steps, your efforts will be rewarded with a breath-taking and unforgettable panoramic view of Bruges and her surroundings.
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Markt 7 | Markt 7, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice Location...great tour...recommend a guided to of the area for complete understanding of the history

Thank Prashant M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are fit and want to climb up 360 spiral historic steps at 15 to the hour you'll be rewarded with listening to a 43 bell chime on the hour. Some of the bells need ear protection (fingers!). The 300 year old mechanism is...More

Thank ReigateFrodo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Most definitely worth climbing all the steps!! An amazing view of such a beautiful town! Plenty of chances to rest on the way up! The views are fantastic, would definitely recommend! Can't wait to go back and explore more of this town!

Thank Amiep1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not a bad walk up the 366 stairs unless you have mobility issues. Sometimes it is narrow for two people to pass when you get closer to the top, but can be done. We went in the morning before there were too many people. Be...More

Thank sfitz10
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Belfort is in the old city center and overlooks the entire old area of town. The view from up there is absolutely stunning. Would highly recommend.

Thank lepe226
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The belfry tower is over 83 meters tall. The 366 steps are steep in places and circular all the way up to the top. Be prepared to stop and let other visitors pass as you climb and descend. I would recommend sensible shoes before entering....More

Thank MamaK186487
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unlike it's counterpart in Ghent, this belfry does not have a lift, so be prepared to climb all 366 stairs to get some fantastic views of Brugge and Zeebrugge as well (yay windmills!). On the way up, learn a little bit about bells and see...More

Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Buy a city museum ticket as it gives access to lots of interesting buildings. The climb to the top is hard work but lots of opportunities to rest on the way. The view at the top is fantastic & well worth the effort.

Thank Mair H
Reviewed 4 days ago

366 steps are quite a lot if you're not that able & some of them are narrow. However, views from the top are lovely & bells are fascinating.

Thank josephine1940
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Other than the extremely rude ladies taking money this is a breathtaking venue. The views were stunning even on the dull day we attempted the 366 step climb. Luckily three stops on the way up to gather breathe. The man in the keyboard room was...More

Thank Terry T
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melanie072
28 November 2016|
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Response from RebeccaAyris | Reviewed this property |
For an adult it is around €10. If you are under the age of 26/25 you can get in for €8.00 but you must show your driving licence for proof of age. I hope this helps! the steep climb is worth the panoramic view :)!
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Sally-Anne H
22 November 2016|
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Response from Geert C | Reviewed this property |
I think opening at 10 am, tickets at the belfort itself. Go to 1st floor
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Edinburgh1988
23 August 2015|
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Response from Heeleymg | Reviewed this property |
No problem - as others have said its a bit narrower at the top but people wait to let each other go. I am probably a size 18 converted to bloke terms and I did not find it any problem. Do it - its worth it. Have fun.,
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