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Minnewater Lake

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Address: Minnewater Park, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Looking for a scenic place to take a romantic daytime or evening stroll?...

Looking for a scenic place to take a romantic daytime or evening stroll? Minnewater Lake offers urban nature lovers a perfect setting regardless of the season or time of year.

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Minnewater Lake

This is a great way to take a walk along a path through a small park with a water course and lake. It is really relaxing and is a great attraction for many people. It is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great way to take a walk along a path through a small park with a water course and lake. It is really relaxing and is a great attraction for many people. It is accessible all the time so no need to rush, a relaxing place to walk and talk and do whatever couples do and also great... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Using the horse carriages the first and mandatory stop is at the Minnewaters. Excellent opportunity to take a multitude of pictures of scenery, horses and tourists from all over the world.

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Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I had been told about, "The Lake of Love" before going to Bruges and that it's a must see. The Lake is small, I warn! But the area is pretty, there are some nice buildings around and good photo opportunities. It's a lovely area to take a walk and feels romantic as it's so relaxed and pretty.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a walk to Minnewater Lake, a pretty, picturesque, and serene spot where crowds are less sparse than in other parts of Bruges. It’s only about half an hour’s walk from the city center and while here, be sure to make a stop at the nearby Beguinage (Begijnhof).

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very picturesque. We went during the winter but it was still pretty. There are lots of restaurants around here that are cheaper than the centre.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a peaceful, easy walk around the lake. There are some beautiful swans and it is worth taking a few photographs of.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a famous place of beauty and serenity. Including it in a walk around old Bruges is easy and worthwhile.

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Armstrong, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is filled with swans and amazing vistas and even a love story about star crossed lovers. Stand on a bridge and take in the charming park and reflection in the lake

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irishsusan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park, the walk around the lake was a wonderful escape from the busier streets in Bruges. On a sunny day I think it would be a great place to sit and enjoy the view. In November it was chilly and rainy so could not take full advantage of the park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake of love(rs). As such it is a very romantic place to walk through, sit down and enjoy the moments with your loved one.

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