Brugge Tourist Traps

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  • 1. Restaurants too expensive.

    I went to one of the brasserie/cafes where they have a table service on the main square with my nearly 60 year old parents. I can't remember the name any more because we were just passing by Brugge on...

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  • 2. Negative comments about Tours.

    Brugge is such a small city that everything is easy accessible by foot. Just make sure you get a map (it's available in the train station and in various hotels) and walk through the town. The only...

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  • 3. Negative comments about Lace making.

    I wonder what kind of quality you'll get if you only pay 4 euro for some souvenir lace? Do you know how labour intensive lace making is? Are they made in Belgium? Anyway , all those lace shop's...

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  • 4. All of Brugge is a tourist...

    I Live in Brugge and believe me, All the restaurants are just as expencive for toerist as it is for the locals. On the market square we as locals don't get any good service either, most times when we...

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  • 5. Positive comments (no tourist trap)

    Bruges is small and beautiful city, you can enjoy walking there. Some people feel bad about boat and the carriage ride (from negative comment), it is true. So if you avoid the boat and carriage ride,...

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  • 6. watch out for some of the cheap chocolate!

    You need to be careful where you purchase your chocolate from whilst in Bruges. There are many tourist shops selling 'special offer' multipack boxes for rock...

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  • 7. Blood of Christ in a box

    The tour guide made a big thing about how we must see the blood of Christ in the Church of the Holy Blood in Brugge. It costs E1.50 to get in and the 'blood' is...

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  • 8. DON'T eat on the Grote Markt

    Even the frites are overpriced and then they charge an additional fee for the sauce!Go out any of the exits and the side streets are lined with more reasonably...

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  • 9. Damme

    Everyone says this is a great day trip from Brugge but dont be fooled. Its a nice little town but not worth a chunk out of a short holiday. Unless you are...

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  • 10. Restaurants around the Markt Square

    We didn't eat at any of the restaurants around the Markt Square but I did look at a few of the menus and they seemed to be a bit overpriced. There's no reason...

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  • 11. belfry tower

    I think that with bad weather you shouldn't climb the belfry tower. You pay the ticket, you climb every single step to the top and the way is very narrow: if...

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  • 12. Chocolates!

    There are respectable chocolatiers in Brugge.You know when you enter such a shop...it smell's like chocolate. A warm thick intence smell comes forward to you....

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  • 13. Price of beer with a meal.

    I'm afraid I can't remember the name of the restaurant, but it is probably a trick used by a number of the city centre restaurants. We were looking for...

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  • 14. Waffles

    OK, waffles are a national dish in Belgium, but am I the only one who thinks them largely tasteless and often overpriced? If you are going to eat waffles, I...

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  • 15. the restored tolhuis on van...

    the restored tolhuis on van eyck square used to be the place where merchants paid their tax (tol in dutch) in the medieval days. it was empty for some time...

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  • 16. Mondays!

    Monday is the day that most of the museums are closed. A lot of shop owners take the day ofand especially off season Brugge is dead.

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