Belgium - tourist attractions

markerA Flemish Béguinage in Brugge A béguinage (French) or begijnhof (Dutch) is a collection of small buildings used by Beguines. These were various lay sisterhoods of the Roma in Catholic Church, founded in the 13th century in the Low Countries, comprising religious women who sought to serve God without retiring from the world.One o... Flemish Béguinage in Brugge - photo
markerB Belgian Comic Strip Center The Belgian Comic Strip Center (Dutch: Belgisch Centrum voor het Beeldverhaal; French: Centre belge de la Bande dessinée ) chronicles the history of Belgian comics. Housed in a former department store in Brussels ' business district, it exhibits examples of comic strips in French, Dutch and English.... Belgian Comic Strip Center - photo
markerC Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp The Cathedral of Our Lady (Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Antwerp, Belgium. Today's see of the Diocese of Antwerp was started in 1352 and, although the first stage of construction was ended in 1521, has never been 'completed'. In Gothic style, its architects we... Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp - photo
markerD Plantin-Moretus Museum The Plantin-Moretus Museum is a museum in Antwerp, Belgium honouring the famous printers Christoffel Plantijn and Jan Moretus. It is located in their former residence and printing establishment, Plantin Press, at the Friday Market. The printing company was founded in the 16th century by Christoffel ... Plantin-Moretus Museum - photo
markerE Dweersstraat Dweersstraat is a famous street located in the Historic Centre of Bruges, World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its main feature is its buildings with colourful façades. Also, there is one of the most famous pubs in he city, The Meyboom, located in the street. This pub was opened in 1579. Dweersstraat - photo
markerF Provincial Court in Bruges The Provincial Court Building in Bruges (Provinciaal Hof op de Markt in neederlands) is a neo-gothic style building located on Markt Square.  This building was built by the architect Louis Delacenserie. The construction of the Provincial Court started in 1887, but it was only in 1921 that the three... Provincial Court in Bruges - photo
markerG City Gates in Bruges There are four remaining city gates in Bruges, Belgium - Kruispoort, Ezelpoort, Smedenpoort, and Gentpoort. Built in the 13th and 14th centuries, these used to be a part of a wall surrounding the city. City Gates in Bruges - photo
markerH Memling Museum in Sint-Jan Hospital The Memling Museum (hol. Memling in Sint-Jan) is located in the centre of Bruges, Belgium, in a building of the medieval St John's Hospital, which once was the city's biggest institution for the sick, the poor, and the needy. Now serving as the Memling Museum, it houses the collection of furniture,... Memling Museum in Sint-Jan Hospital - photo
markerI Belfry of Bruges The belfry of Bruges, or Belfort, is a medieval bell tower in the historical centre of Bruges, Belgium. One of the city's most prominent symbols, the belfry formerly housed a treasury and the municipal archives, and served as an observation post for spotting fires and other danger. A narrow, steep ... Belfry of Bruges - photo
markerJ Market Square in Bruges The Market Square of Bruges (Grote Markt) is a square located in the heart of the city and covers an area of about 1 hectare. Some historical highlights around the square include the 12th-century belfry and the Provincial Court (originally the Waterhall, which in 1787 was demolished and replaced by... Market Square in Bruges - photo

Belgium - cities with tourist attractions

Brussels-Capital Region
Brussels (30) Brussels (6) Ixelles (1) Evere (1)
Antwerp (18) Antwerp (1)
West Flanders
Bruges (16)