Markt of Bruges

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General Information

The Markt of Bruges is the main square of the city of Bruges, Belgium. The square is known as Markt(market) square due to it hosting a market since 958. In the medieval times, it was the main trading centre of the city and was the venue for many important trades. The square is still today one of the main areas of the city, it is surrounded by the iconic Belfry of Bruges and other buildings that mainly are used for restaurants and cafes. The square still keeps to its tradition and hosts a market day, this happens every Wednesday from 8am-1pm.

Getting there

If travelling to Bruges by car, there is the main parking garage about a 5-minute walk away from the square. If staying in Bruges city centre then the best option is to walk. Otherwise, buses run towards the square from other parts of the city, get on the 2, 3, 4, 13, 14 and 90 heading for the Markt.

Opening Times and Admission

The square is a public square, it is open 24 hours a day and is free to access. The square hosts a market day every Wednesday 8am-1pm. There are many restaurants and cafes in the buildings around the square.

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Posted: 17 Jun 2019, 11:03

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Good spot

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Good spot for a bit of lunch in the centre of the city. The square is lined with restaurants and you can take in the vibe of the city and square from those restaurants

Posted: 22 Oct 2018, 00:39

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Standard

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Had a beer at one of the restaurant/bars on the square and watched Brugge life go by.

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