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Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I know some folks think central market squares are overcrowded and overpriced, but you can’t go to Bruges and not at least walk into the Markt to see it. It’s got a vibe and life all its own! People galore….sure! But there is so much...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a place to visit if you into flowers this is must do market to go to, even just to admire the goods on show, 10 out of 10.

Thank chrissymonkton
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This large market square with its beautiful and picturesque old buildings is one of the main attractions in Bruges. We were in Bruges on a market day, with its many food stands.

Thank PeterOdgaard
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful buildings around it, great spot to see some amazing architecture, people watch or grab a beer.

Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Markt has so much going for it morning noon or night every day of the year, from the pandemonium of a mid season lunchtime to early Wednesday mornings when the produce market is setting up ( the volume and quality of flowers, plants and...More

Thank Orcaorca
Reviewed 4 days ago

picturesque center of Brugge. surrounded by god (but pricey) restaurants and at the heart of the action.

Thank JusticeofthePeace
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Brussels with friends and walk to grand place, surrounded by beautiful different styles architecture building, there are plenty of restaurants & souvenir shops in and off the square it worth the visit.

Thank peter w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bruges is gorgeous. My favourite city in the world. However, we never go near the main square because it’s over crowded with tourists and idiots on bikes. There’s not a single decent place to eat on the square at all! When in Bruges, please explore...More

Thank Liam198686
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely one for the bucket list! The square is well preserved - gorgeous architecture, historical landmarks and picturesque settings. Loads of tourists in August...best time to beat the crowds is before 10 am, although most of the shops do not open until then....More

Thank se2f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of activity bustling with buildings around. Walkable from many attractions. Nice ambience around

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11 July 2018|
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Response from i_am_zim | Reviewed this property |
late response... just show up at the platz and look for the folks with the red umbrella. if there are too many participants they may not have enough earpieces to go around. i was told it was the start of the tourist season... More
1 May 2018|
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Response from nihaaaa | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I spent my weekend ad well. Many places are open. Maybe only 1-2 stores for clothes are close but i dont think you will need them. Main activity areas will be available. Hope you will have a good trip.
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11 April 2018|
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Response from Zutterman | Reviewed this property |
The best thing to do is taking the train from Zeebrugge to Brugge; the station is near the center of Brugge. You can also take a bus to Brugge. In Brugge you can do shopping in the Steenstraat or in the other... More