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Beautiful Historic City Gate!

The Kruispoort is one of the historic gates to the city of Bruges, and is a short walk from the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Arlington, Virginia
Impressive town gate

To take a break from the touristy centre we followed the trail along the canal around Bruges to... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Sorry to say, but this neat cartoon-like gate is not worth de detour if you haven’t seen al the other marvellous sights, buildings, churches and squares of Bruges. It’s just a pretty gate with on way traffic.

Thank Mogeltoft
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Kruispoort is one of the historic gates to the city of Bruges, and is a short walk from the city center. It is definitely worth walking over from the Markt to see and walk around the Kruispoort!

Thank PlatinumDC
Reviewed 4 June 2018

To take a break from the touristy centre we followed the trail along the canal around Bruges to have a look at the remaining eastern town gates, the Gentpoort and the Kruispoort. It’s a lovely short walk. Both gates look rather similar. They both date...More

Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 10 April 2018

One of the four old historic city gates to Bruges. If travelling by car you may have driven through it, or one of the other three. I usually have a walk round parts of the perimeter of town, on my visits, so have been past...More

Thank Cecil H
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The Kruispoort is a old Bridge from the old city of Bruges. In 15 minutes walk you can go from the market place of the centre of Bruges to this old city walls near the canal. There is also a new bridge next to this...More

Thank Zutterman
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Another of the old city gates. It’s worth a short stop for a photo op. Since it is close to the windmills, it's worth stopping to see.

1  Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Kruispoort is a medieval gate from the old city walls and dates back to 1402 and is of significant size. Most of the old city walls were knocked down in the 19th century but happily this portal survived. 10 to 15 minute walk from historic...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

An easy walk from Markt, worth doing on a day like Saturday when the crowds increase invade Bruges. We took our 6 year old and there was also a windmill nearby. It's crazy to see this city gate in such good condition and still being...More

Thank candybubbles
Reviewed 23 September 2017

If you're in Bruges for more than a couple days, I'd recommend renting a bike to see all the gates and windmills that skirt the inner circular canal all at once, starting with Gentpoort, then moving on to Kruispoort, the windmills (two of which you...More

1  Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had walked all through Bruges to see the Kruispoort. We wanted to walk through it, but had to wait for cars to go through first. Interestingly enough, one faced is square, the other side near the river is round. It's also painted in white...More

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