Minnewater Lake, Bruges

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Water Body · Nature / Park
Take in a view of the city from the bridge in Minnewater Lake. The lake and its park act as an entrance to the city and are home to many swans, a symbol of Bruges. The lake's name translates roughly to "lake of love," and its canals are cozy and romantic. The calm waters contain near-perfect reflections of the trees and buildings that surround the lake. Spend some quiet time in this picturesque park enjoying the beautiful scenery and the wild swans and other birds. PutMinnewater Lake into our Bruges route website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Beautiful environment to stroll along the water enjoying the scenery and buildings. On the way you can see a restaurant were you can sit and enjoy a drink. However closed due to the pandemic.  more »
  • This is a lovely place at any time of year but we visited just before Christmas 2019, so there was an illuminated trail through the park and a skating rink plus lots of lights. There was an outdoor...  more »
  • It is a beautiful lake... If there aren't too many visitors. I love the romantic feeling as you stroll the city
  • Small compared to other city

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