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Burg Square, Bruges
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It's hard to miss Burg Square, the site of the city hall and bustling cafes. The attraction has been an administration hub since its construction. The 1376 city hall building is known as one of the Bruges' most beautiful landmarks, but it has some competition in the square with Charlemagne's cathedral and the Renaissance civil registry. In fact, almost every era of European architecture is represented in the surrounding buildings. Sit down at one of the cafes to people-watch against the backdrop of grandiose buildings and monuments. Plan to visit Burg Square and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bruges attractions using our Bruges trip itinerary planner.
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  • Gorgeous square with Renaissance architecture. Even though the City Hall stands magnificently, I loved the old Court of Justice. Takes us back to Bruges' history. 
  • On this square is also the Holy Blood Chapel located and the Bruges Town Hall both worth a visit. You can do a terrace and there is a public toilet (during office hours).
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  • Bruges and its village are a unique gem, charming, quaint, clean, tidy, with very striking angles, to be visited on foot, by boat and carriage, for being able to admire in every corner. Unforgettable and not to be missed
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