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Address: Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Well worth the climb to the top , some 300 steps , once on top the effort is worth it , the top commands a view of all the surrounding countryside ,

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rory G
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Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland
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291 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth the climb to the top , some 300 steps , once on top the effort is worth it , the top commands a view of all the surrounding countryside ,

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Zutphen, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The entrance to the tower is very accessible through the Flanders Fielfd Museum. I was lucky with the sunny weather so I had a beautiful view over the city and the region. The walking parts on the roof are narrow, you can hardly pass anyone. This can lead to dangerous situations when crowdy. But, on the other hand, it does... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Not for the feint hearted. There is 200 plus steps but it's worth it up top. Worth the two euros extra. Time it for a good clear day if you can and then you can see the various key battlefields.

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Toronto, Canada
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1,138 reviews
964 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 587 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had access to the Belfry from the "In Flanders Fields Museum." We had to scan our ticket and it allowed us to visit the Belfry. Naturally we had to climb a lot of stairs, but it was worthwhile! The Belfry has its own carillon, which is quite harmonious! They existed since the 13th century! Wow! They sounded the hours,... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Fantastic views over the town,well recommended,only a few euros extra to go to rooftop,which includes the belfry,tight stairs so might be hard for some people,but well worth the visit.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A nice couple of steps to get the heart pumping and work off those Belgian fries! Great view from the top and a nice stopping points with information including interactive bell ringing noises. Worth a trip up perhaps the most iconic landmark in Bruges

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

My partner went up the Belfort Tower and said the views were lovely, I didn't fancy the 366 steps for €10 though & let him get on with it haha. He told me towards the top it was very tight and I suffer from a fear of confined spaces so I am glad I didn't go up. The building is... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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1,684 reviews
787 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

It's a long walk to the top. But doable. The views are very nice. It was a bit overcast when I was in town. It's worth doing. I did get a little sweaty.

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Bucharest, Romania
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

When friends told me in Brussels : "let's get to Bruges" I had a different imagination from what i saw. Even the temperature is rather cold during the year, the atmosphere in nice and warm. Many things to see - old churches, museums, the famous channels where small boats drive with turists - and nice restaurants, pubs and chocolate stores.... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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94 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

It's not very tall tower, so most people should find the climb quite achievable. At the top you have great views of the surrounding area. The window areas areall blocked (unlike in the film In Bruges) so no jumping out onto the square i'm afraid. If you hang around, or time it right you will be there when the bells... More 

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