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Address: Markt, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Walking in a storybook~

This place is like walking into a Story Book! Such history and beautiful Architecture all around. One can find the best waffles and varied choices as well in the area . Boat rides... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is like walking into a Story Book! Such history and beautiful Architecture all around. One can find the best waffles and varied choices as well in the area . Boat rides are also round the corner!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As the day progressed the crows lessened but it was very hard to get around first thing in the morning. It is a must see

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the most stunningly beautiful square in Europe, worth travelling from anywhere just to enjoy its majestic and intimate beauty. Do not miss it if in Belgium!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Worth checking out the Markt, all of Bruges has fantastic architecture and so much to see. Walking all over is a great idea.

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Lady Lake, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful cities we have visited. It is also one that survived the wars of WWI and WWII as well as the Napolianic wars. The city is alive and the marketplace is widespread. A shoppers paradise esp. if you like chocolate and lace. Take a canal boat ride and see the city markets from below... More 

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Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there on a Wednesday. Great farmer's market. Everything you need for a great lunch or light dinner. Bread, cheese, meat, fruit, sausages (cooked, wraugh, dry). No sure how often they have this but I hope it is everyday because we would like to to again during our visit

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Wodonga, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky to be in Brughe on market day to indulge in Belgian produce in a very cheap way. The scenery is so romantic. There are 2 chipperies where you can buy authentic Belgian mayonaise with chips for 3 euros. Hearing the bells, the buzz, the beautiful buildings, the smell of chips, surrounded by chocolate shops... it is truly... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We liked mini bus tour, a 50 minute overview of this city, as well as the many restaurants both plain and fancy. To top off a meal there are dozens of small chocolate shops all around.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We walked here from the train station. It was a 15 minute walk. Beautiful square, beautiful architecture and plenty of shops

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The place for known shops and many cafes. Candy shops are the best there, you cannot skip one. Clean place, touristic and crowded anytime of the day. Lots.of chocolate stores.

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