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Atmospheric square

This little cobblestoned square feels almost like a large courtyard. The name refers to the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
small picturesque square

Another of the many small pretty squares with lovely buildings in Bruges. Some cafes, restaurants... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Cecil H
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Jun 4, 2018
“Atmospheric square”
Apr 10, 2018
“small picturesque square”
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This little cobblestoned square feels almost like a large courtyard. The name refers to the activity of the tanners (‘huidenvetters’ in Dutch) who were established here in the 14th century. Because of the odour nuisance generated by their trade, they had to leave soon but...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Another of the many small pretty squares with lovely buildings in Bruges. Some cafes, restaurants. It does get busy with tourists as it is a walk through from nearby popular areas like the Burg Square, The Fish Market and just around the corner is where...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Cute little building where one can but tickets for a canal boat ride. Beside it is a small square with a small statue on a post.It's nice for a short stop to take a photo. There are a couple shops and restaurants there.

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Huidenvettersplein (tanners square) is a small square which has an almost cosy feeling to it. Surrounded by many restaurants, this is a good place to come.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Huidenvettersplein is a small public space situated along Rozenhoekaai next to the Vismarkt (Fish Market) and passageway leading across the small canal here to Burg Square. This small square has several restaurants and some lovely gabled buildings. It is an atmospheric area of Bruges to...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A small square close to the fish market and the place where the boats leave. Nothing really special except that you can find some nice restaurants here and places to have a drink. Its popular because its situated at an interesting spot in the town.

Thank HugoColle
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a lovely square. The houses are attractive and nearby many tourists gathered to take a boat through Bruges. In English, this square means the Tanners' Square. In the middle of the square is a monument of two lions, the symbol of Flanders on...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 1 November 2016

One of the most beautiful squares in Brugge,placed in a central,touristic area.There are a lot of restaurants and shops placed in old wonderful red bricks buildings.Don't miss this lovely spot!

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