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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  • Very nice Park, perfect to meet in the late afternoon. Is relatively extensive, but it's worth a relaxing walk.
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  • If passed by the Belgium can't beat the beautiful village of Bruges and its breathtaking views. This Lake is really awesome!
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  • We were lucky to be there on a very nice day and had a great time strolling around the lake and playing frisbee in the park with the kids then grabbing a cold Zot nearby.  more »
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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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