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Minnewater Lake

Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 37 26 09
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful park” (31 reviews)
“small lake” (16 reviews)
“romantic place” (38 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 37 26 09
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Reviewed yesterday

I was a little disappointed with the Minnewater as the story is so beautiful I’m not really sure what I was expecting but it’s just a bridge, the view from one side is over a part of the canal which is quite pretty, but the...More

Thank roo263
Reviewed yesterday

Took a walk through the park, just to get away from the crowds for a while. Although it was a cold and damp day, it is still a lovely place to spend an hour or two.

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a quiet, serene and a beautiful small lake. Walking around the lake is breathtaking, and enjoyable.

Thank HB61chew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice winters walk, crossed the lovers bridge and had a lovely tree lined walk back into the centre

Thank Ac87ne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn’t sure what to expect but if you think of the local country park on a smaller scale then you won’t be far wrong. I’m sure it would look lovely in the spring and no doubt there would be more going on in summer but...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful area in Bruges, not far from the main square. The lake is filled with these beautiful birds and I must say they are all very well looked after. There are a lot of horse and carts around this area also and...More

Thank Laura1480968
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of Bruges then take a slow stroll to Minnewater. A nice break from the noise by the lake. An opportunity to sit down, relax and contemplate where to eat that evening. Joking apart, a very...More

Thank norman1366
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to get married in Bruges , this is the place to come to take picture the lake of love is wourthy of this name with the swans you get in a very romantic mood, visitng Bruges.

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do detour through this park on the way back from old Bruges to the train station. The park is beautiful, peaceful, with a lovely bridge and a picture-perfect lake. The wide alleys invite rambling and would probably be great to ride a bike through.

Thank more_gelato
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located between the Begijnhof and the station on the canal system, this is a scenic and peaceful oasis of calm between the other more bustling parts of Bruges. There are a number of cafes and bars in close proximity.

Thank David E
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Duane R
31 March 2017|
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Response from donaldagius | Reviewed this property |
the park is not too far from the station. its walking distance. maybe 20 minute walk.
23 March 2017|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
No it's an UNESCO heritage site