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Well worth the walk from the Station

Kortrijk is a very pleasant little town that is an easy side trip from places in Belgium or from... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
WhiteAnt2008
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Rugby, United Kingdom
Picturesque

Having eaten further along riverside we walked to the bridge. Benches to sit and enjoy the river... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
thistledownUk
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 July 2015

These two towers are the remains of the city's old wall, one of the must-see's of town ( postcard picture ! ). If you have some hours to spend, make sure you rent a little boat ( BlueVelvetWatertaxi-dot-be ) to cruise around this historical part...More

2  Thank gregoir n
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We had only a short time to make a day trip to Belgium while in France. We chose to visit Kortrijk due to its proximity to the border and theirs bridge and towers. It was definitely worth the visit.

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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Rather a grand looking monument seen on a walk alongside the canal. After a few photographs there is nothing else, as it appears to be turned into private apartments. Was expecting to be able to go inside.

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Fully restored these medieval towers guard the old bridge close to where the 1307 Battle of The Golden Spurs was fought. Not a lot to see but much more to feel. Walking the steps in their circular course and peering through the arrow slits it...More

Thank MHAccorLoyal
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Kortrijk is a very pleasant little town that is an easy side trip from places in Belgium or from Lille. The walk through the town from the station revealed some interesting architecture, topped by the view along the river to the Broel Towers.

Thank WhiteAnt2008
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Having eaten further along riverside we walked to the bridge. Benches to sit and enjoy the river and the view

Thank thistledownUk
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We did not go in as there was wedding photo shoot taking place, however the place was really nice, buildings were different and gives a nice back drop looking down river to them.

Thank RogerLowestoft
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

It is one of the best picture worthy attractions of the town here. You can walk around it and wonder the architecture

Thank nihan19721969
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

This summer and every Saturday the municipality of Kortrijk made the access to the towers free and added activities inside like a ballon room and fee falling jump. It is impressive to run through balloons in such an old building.

Thank JemoScout
Reviewed 14 July 2018

A lovely place to walk along the river and enjoy a summer evening. There ae cafes in the area and you get a good view from the bridge before heading into the town centre.

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Last reminders of the medieval enclosure of Kortrijk, a marvelous sight along with the new lowered scenic edges of the river Leie

Thank Lieven V
Reviewed 7 June 2018

When I first time saw a picture of the Towers on internet I immediately wanted to see them in real and started to plan my trip to Kortrijk. I don't regret. They are imposing and picturesque. Although there are several other wonderful buildings in the...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
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