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Belfry of Bruges, Bruges

Categories: Observation Decks, Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 4,400+ reviews on the web
A symbolic landmark in Bruges, Belfry of Bruges represent a medieval bell tower in the historical center of town. The market hall and an inner courtyard stand behind the bell tower. Formerly home to the treasury and municipal archives, the bell tower now offers a view of Bruges from above. Climb the 366 steep steps to reach the tower's top and reap the reward of seeing the grid of canals from this vantage point. Listen to the 47 bells chime on the quarter hour as you hike your way to the top. The tower played a central role in the film "In Bruges." Put Belfry of Bruges and other Bruges attractions into our Bruges vacation builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Emblematic figure of Bruges and its glorious past, you can't miss out on so much he is present everywhere.
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  • Went on a tour of the local in front of this temporary breakup free. Iconic buildings and landmarks. Some had done something free exhibition. Beside the public pay toilets.
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  • It is quite a climb, but yeah ... then you have what. During the climb, there are several ' pauses ' to take a breath. Once at the top is the view of the city beautiful. When the visit was made complete it actually were ringing of the bells while we were at the top. So we could see the various clocks and their mechanisms. Super nice to experience! The entrance fee, we think a bit on the expensive side.
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  • Fun experience. Getting to the top of the tower is an adventure in and of itself. The views of this beautiful city can extend all the way to the harbor on a clear day. Come to the tower early, as they only let a certain about of people in at a time, and a line can form.
  • Stunning view on the city after a quite long climb. Last steps are quite tight. I recommend visiting bell tower in the early morning for better view. Also don't forget that bell is working, and it is very loud.
  • Definitely worth the climb to the top, be careful though, steps are very slippery and it's very cramped in the staircase when people are going up and down it csn be quiet the hassle. Make sure to leave plenty of time for waiting for the tickets. The ticket staff aren't the nicest but they get the job done I guess
  • Quite a long wait to go up but was worth it. Great view at the top. See the bells etc
  • It's not as hard as you think to walk up 300 and something steps. There are little stopping areas on the way, about 4 or so. Towards the top the stairs gets quite narrow and doesn't have a lot of railing. It can also cause dizziness due to spiral staircase. It's a good view. Bit expensive at 10 euros. Not a must do in my opinion.
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