Historic Centre of Brugge, Bruges

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Step into Old World charm in Historic Centre of Brugge. Once a medieval settlement, this quiet city center still features preserved Gothic buildings and was at one time considered to be a major commercial city, due mainly to its port. Walk the cobbled streets to find endless chocolate shops, pubs featuring doubles and triples, and a mix of architectural styles. View the historic city on a boat tour through the canals, or sit back during a carriage ride through the canal-lined streets. If you've seen the film "In Bruges," you may want to take a guided tour, which can pinpoint major locations from the film. Add Historic Centre of Brugge and other attractions to your Bruges trip itinerary using our Bruges vacation tool .
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  • It is beautiful to walk for hours. There are channels filled with geese and ducks. Everything looks fantastic. There is a huge square filled with historic buildings and restaurants that are not so expensive. I would without hesitation.
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  • Beautiful picturesque old town. Historic buildings are well maintained and a point of interest. In the holiday season is you so much for the overrun by large groups of tourists (guided tour) on the well-known pekken of the city but if you walk a few blocks further you also have very beautiful places and (quiet). To this last not lack in Bruges. Just like chocolate shops and liquor stores. A city where you can have 2 fun days and certainly also once must have been. Customer service is hard to find on most terraces. And a well-stocked fair is also recommended.
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  • The Venice of the North! Without doubt the cities if not the prettiest city of Belgium. Channels and more channels typical houses and very welcoming. The medieval historic centre your middle is awesome. It is worth visiting this city
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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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