Bruges - 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 Basilica of the Holy Blood The Basilica of the Holy Blood (Dutch: Heilig-Bloedbasiliek, French: Basilique du Saint-Sang) is a Roman Catholic minor basilica in Bruges, Belgium. Originally built in the 12th century as the chapel of the residence of the Count of Flanders, the church houses a venerated relic of the Holy Blood al... Basilica of the Holy Blood - photo
markerC Church of Our Lady in Bruges The Church of Our Lady (Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk) in Bruges, Belgium, dates mainly from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. Its tower, at 122.3 meters in height, remains the tallest structure in the city and the second tallest brickwork tower in the world (the tallest being the St. Martin's Chur... Church of Our Lady in Bruges - photo
markerD St. Salvator's Cathedral The Saint-Salvator Cathedral is the cathedral of Bruges, Flanders, in present-day Belgium. The Saint-Salvator Cathedral, the main church of the city, is one of the few buildings in Bruges that have survived the onslaught of the ages without damage. Nevertheless, it has undergone some changes and re... St. Salvator's Cathedral - photo
markerE 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
markerF 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
markerG 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
markerH 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
markerI 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
markerJ 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

Who visits

Visited on:
30.10.2016 - 31.10.2016

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Visit to Brugges & Ghent

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Geographical coordinates: 51.2167, 3.2333
Approximate population: 50

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