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1 to 2 hours Time to Spend


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  • 4.0Food Scene
  • 3.5Atmosphere

The heart of Bruges – the Markt – is filled with shops, cafes, horse-drawn carriages that clip-clop along cobblestone streets and many architecturally interesting buildings like the Belfry, where you can climb to the top for fantastic city views.

Reviewers said the Markt is a good starting point for exploring Bruges, and though it can be a bit crowded, it's well worth a visit. However, others complained of too much traffic from cars, carriages and pedestrians.

Located in the historic city center, the Markt is ready for exploration any time of day.

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#1 Rozenhoedkaai

Considered one of the most photographed areas of Bruges, Rozenhoedkaai, or Quay of the Rosary, is a picturesque spot where the Dijver and Groenerei canals meet. Sit back and relax while enjoying the lovely canals, beautiful old buildings and charming bars, restaurants and hotels.

Visitors also recommend checking out Rozenhoedkaai during the evening hours and say it's a great spot to hop on a boat for a canal tour.

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