Minnewater Lake, Bruges

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Take in a view of the city from the bridge in Minnewater Lake. The lake and its park act as an entrance to the city and are home to many swans, a symbol of Bruges. The lake's name translates roughly to "lake of love," and its canals are cozy and romantic. The calm waters contain near-perfect reflections of the trees and buildings that surround the lake. Spend some quiet time in this picturesque park enjoying the beautiful scenery and the wild swans and other birds. Put Minnewater Lake into our Bruges route website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • As you walk along the lake you will definitely a feel of pleasant ans calmness of the reflections of the trees and the shades of the leaves, its really a pleasant way to spend, mostly you wont find to...  more »
  • Nice and peaceful small lake. Lots of swans creating a very picturesque setting. The canal tours also pass up very close too. Great for a walk around and peaceful.  more »
  • After the sightseeing cruise York ♫ famous frites with sitting on the bench, give me a break. The Swans can be seen up close.
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