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. Put Burg Square and other Bruges attractions into our Bruges travel route builder website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The buildings surrounding Burg are like a Walt Disney fantasy / fantasia film. Unluckily for us this time, there is a massive white marque in the middle as they have a beer festival on but hey ho, c'e...  more »
  • take a horse and carriage or walk, a large amount of places to see are within walking distance. but before you do sit and enjoy the square listen to the tower play out its tunes and try to recognise t...  more »
  • Square in the historic centre of Brugges where Basilica of the Holy Blood, but the best waffle walking you've seen in your life!
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  • Beautiful spot but extremely crowded at most times during the day. Still glad to have had the chance to see it in person.
  • Nice square in front of Brugges city hall.. Lots of tourists visiting the chapel of the holy blood.
  • Lovely square, it worth a visit but it's a shame Bruges is so overcrowded, too many tourists.
  • One of most beuatiful and interesting place in bruges.
  • Great atmosphere, lots of cafes. You can get a little boat trip or ride a horse carriage to see all the surroundings.

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Bruges' tiny city center is the place to be when staying in the medieval town. Don't stray too far from the World Heritage Site when looking for accommodations, and make sure to book in advance, as the historical city center attracts visitors in droves. As a hugely popular tourist destination, Bruges has no shortage of accommodations in varying price ranges. You'll find everything from backpacker hostels to upscale hotels here.
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