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Best things to do in Brugge

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Historic Site
“If you are fit enough to climb up 366 windy stairs of the most important and tallest tower of Bruges, you will be rewarded with a 360 degrees view of Bruges and surroundings, weather permitted of course. Well worth the work-out!”
34local recommendations
History Museum
“Interactive museum about the hisotry of Bruges; great bar Duvelarium on the first floor with a view on the Market square.”
15local recommendations
Plaza
“If you happen to be in Bruges on a Wednesday morning, do not miss the morning market. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and plants.. And home made delicious waffles! There is also an organic veg and fruit stall, just opposite the Belfry”
20local recommendations
Train Station
“Brügge is a historical city with many canals near to Blankenberge. With the bus 33 you reach it for 3 Eur in 35 min. ”
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Route
“If you happen to be in Bruges on a Wednesday morning, do not miss the morning market. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and plants.. And home made delicious waffles! There is also an organic veg and fruit stall, just opposite the Belfry”
19local recommendations
Museum
“What to visit in Bruges Musea - it s interesting to buy a museumpas for a year. Check first if the musea are free when you buy that pass. Food - Blend, fine winebar - Dominique Persoone, chocolatier - Vlissinghe, oldest café in Bruges - Comptoir des arts, bluesbar - De Gentpoorte, great fries - Restaurant, you better return to Knokke Heist. Architecture: - Just look around and Enjoy. Boattrip with a guide also nice to do.”
109local recommendations
Beer Bar
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“Bar located at the end of the narrowest street in town, offering a wide variety of beers. Can get a bit too touristy, but on a good day, one of the best places in town to have a beer...”
12local recommendations
Tapas Restaurant
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“Very close to de Langestraat, is the Quatre Mains, owned by a Belgian couple. The concept is to share good quality food. ”
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Beer Bar
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“Specialized in Belgian Beers (Unesco Heritage ) over 250 kinds 7 beers from the tap. ”
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Bar
“Beautiful interior designed by Frederiek Van Pamel(see shops on Ezelstraat) A little terrace just of the market. Cocktails, beer and wine”
6local recommendations
Coffee Shop
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“Lovely place! The atomosphere was great, service was excellent, and the tea was delicious. The people working here were very nice.”
9local recommendations
Museum
“If you like beer and want to know more about Belgian beer, this is the place to be. Discover in an interactive way everything you ever wanted to know about the raw ingredients of beer, the brewing process, food pairing, beer in Bruges, trappist and abbey beers, etc. Children follow the Kids Tour, which tells the story of the Bruges Bear. Would you just like to sample some beers? The bar and its 16 different kinds of beer is open to everyone and has a great view over the Market Square. ”
2local recommendations
Cafe
“Hidden Tapas bar with a nice ambiance. It's located in a very small alley off the Breidelstraat, easily to be missed.”
5local recommendations
Night Club
“Up for a party or some good vibes? You'll dance all night Long in this great club.”
5local recommendations
Cafe
“Sad to say this is the only real dance temple in old Bruges where you can shake your ass untill dawn. Only commercial tunes! You'll find better music in UnderDground, just around the corner!”
4local recommendations
Restaurant
“Cheap and yummy Liegeois waffles (which are sweeter and denser than the airy Brussels waffles). Try both!”
4local recommendations