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Minnewater Lake

Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 37 26 09
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US$ 14.38*
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Bruges Highlights Private Tour with a Local
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US$ 55.13*
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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
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US$ 167.80*
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Private Tour: Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
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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
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

A must visit if in Brugge, beautiful romantic lake for taking a leisurely walk, watching the swans and ducks swim by.

Thank Alicejude
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A must visit. Simply beautiful serene and peaceful. An offbeat place. Feels like heaven with swans, mild breeze and natural beauty !!

Thank Seena_Joy
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Really nice lake for a quick walk with scenic buildings around the water. Enjoyable and quiet! Quite a few swans and ducks live around the pond.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Great place for an after dinner stroll......or just during the day if you are on your own lol lovely jubbly.

Thank davelink1988
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We headed to this spot first on a boat trip from the centre and then we walked from our hotel down to the surrounding canal and into the park. Really lovely. Busy when you get to the restaurant area but still very scenic. We had...More

Thank Hirschie
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Quiet little park away from the busy city centre. Romantic place to have an evening stroll during the evening.

Thank TomsonLim
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This view is free and definitely should be on your list of essential Bruges stops. You can walk around most of the lake, and take it in from multiple angles. Best as a stop first thing on arrival, or on your walk back to the...More

1  Thank Dan H
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Lovely area to walk around on a nice day and there are many boat tours which I would also recommend. Whether the walk over the bridge with my partner leads to everlasting bliss remains to be seen.

Thank Pauly-101
Reviewed 27 October 2017

It is a lovely spot and very picturesque lovely to walk along and take in the view nice buildings around.

Thank family52
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place lots of of places to eat and drink from fries in a cone with mayonaise, delicious, to 3 course meal in a relaxing restaurant. This little place as it all peaceful park to walk around x sight seeing x water with swans and...More

Thank DEN56
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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