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Minnewater Lake

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Address: Minnewater Park, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Looking for a scenic place to take a romantic daytime or evening stroll?...

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.

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Beautiful View

This is a beautiful area to visit. We stopped at a cafe, had a drink and enjoyed the view. There are lots of swans and horse drawn carriages.

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Dawn C
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful area to visit. We stopped at a cafe, had a drink and enjoyed the view. There are lots of swans and horse drawn carriages.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You should stop by there for a nice break to walk, enjoy the sun and fresh wiew💯 we have been there in April, a little cold but in the sun, it was perfect 🌷🌷

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Thank Pinar U
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We strolled around the pond and the park. There is nothing there worth checking expect tower like building with restaurant and bar inside. Its a bit on the side hence in the midday you ll avoid crowds. R

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Thank Piotr A
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The whole area of Minnewater is beautiful. From the horses rest area by the swans through to the middle of the park with great photo opportunities. A lovely walk, highly recommended.

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Thank Travellingtes
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spend some time here, enjoy the view, relax listening to the horses trot by. Beautiful place, very serene and the most swans I have ever seen!! Good place for photographers!

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Thank LizzieW1988
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The guide on our free walking day tour recommended a visit to this lake. It's about a ten minute walk from Market Square. It's worth the walk. Very scenic and a popular spot for photos. We went into Minnewater park which is very beautiful and nice to visit also on a beautiful sunny day.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The very beautiful end of a long walking day. It was great to see the blossoming cherries. There are enough benches to sit if you are tired and the park is not so big anyway. There's also a restaurant.

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Tunbridge Wells
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love it here it is truly magical, from the swans to the horses that turn up to stop and rest for a minute in the little square. You have to visit if you ever find yourself in Bruge.

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Thank Maria J
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definitely a great place to visit if you and your travel companions love to take pictures. It was nice and quiet and very beautiful. We spent about an hour there, but I am sure many have spent a lot more time than that. It does not require a lot of time and is easily accessible in Bruges.

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Thank mac2jeter
Lisboa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this lake and the surrounds, is all beautiful and full with ducks, swans. There are nice spots to sit and enjoy it.

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