Minnewater Lake, Bruges

4.5
#1 of 59 in Nature in Belgium
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. Put Minnewater 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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  • No doubt is a mandatory stop, the place is beautiful... It looks like a painting of So perfect. I went to the end of the afternoon and I could watch the sunset. SENSATIONAL!
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  • Minnewater Lake is located in the south of Bruges Old Town, in the immediate vicinity of the famous Beguinage. Also to be found here is the former lock house, which was built directly on a bridge. The lake in combination with the numerous nearby attractions results in great photo opportunities.
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