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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%
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“beautiful park” (31 reviews)
“small lake” (17 reviews)
“romantic place” (38 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 37 26 09
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A calm area in this beautiful city. Try to search for the swans roaming on the shores of the lake all around the park.

Thank Trips2spice
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can cross this park going from the train station to the center ! It’s really nice and the atmosphere inside is exactly what you would expect from this city

Thank Lorenzo V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery, perfect for a morning/evening stroll. The whole area was covered in snow at the time when I was there in February. It is a short walk from the train station so you can easily do it on your way to the city or...More

Thank barlogaaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to be there on a very nice day and had a great time strolling around the lake and playing frisbee in the park with the kids then grabbing a cold Zot nearby.

Thank rcjayhawk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a short walk but a lovely location just of the streets of Bruges. Not far from the train station, very picturesque and very impressive. Day or night there's just couples walking through or joggers passing by. We saw no homeless in the whole of...More

Thank LonelyPlanet_Travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hopefully you will have made the effort to wander through the Begijnhof area, so you should join other strollers and press on along this stretch of water, which used to be the dock area of Bruges where imports were swapped for exported Flemish tapestries. A...More

Thank Elton_Bear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everybody goes to this park as it's just outside the railway station and it leads to heaven aka the Chocolate street. This park is not that big and can be covered in an hour without the boat tour of the canal. Over all its a...More

Thank megha n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe it was the fading winter light, with swans gracefully plying to water. Or the gingerbread backdrop of Flemish architecture. Maybe the honeymooners and their selfies... This place has romance galore, and it is a great place to start or finish your Bruges visit (i.e.,...More

Thank AvuncularAmerican
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lake to walk round with lots of beautiful views. Takes about 45 minutes to walk around. Beware of large tourist groups!

Thank shankdubs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is just pretty. the atmosphere is great. very close to the trainstation (about 5 min. walk) a must see for visitors of Brugge. bring your camera.

Thank Dirk C
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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