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  • Beguinage
  • This secluded walled-community of white-washed houses is now a nunnery, but was once one of the oldest Beguinages, dating back to 1245. Partly open to the public.
  • Address:
    • Begijnhof
    • 8000
    • Brugge
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  • Provinciaal Hof
  • The neo-Gothic splendour and spires of the Provincial Court act as a worthy counterweight to the Belfry on the Grot Markt. Worth a tour around its impressive interior.
  • Address:
    • Markt 3
    • 8000
    • Brugge
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  • Minnewaterpark
  • A pretty piece of parkland in southern Bruges, legend has it that walking over Lake Minnewater's bridge will bring undying love for you & your partner.
  • Address:
    • Minnewater
    • 8000
    • Brugge
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  • Burg
  • A medieval square fronted by the magnificently Gothic town hall, the splendid Bishop's palace and the humble-but-revered Basilica of the Holy Blood.
  • Address:
    • Burg
    • 8000
    • Brugge
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  • Vismarkt
  • This 19th-century covered arcade has been selling fish fresh from the North Sea since 1821. Look out for maatjes (herring fillets) a local Flemish speciality.
  • Address:
    • Braambergstraat
    • 8000
    • Brugge
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  • Concertgebouw (Concert Hall)
  • Famed for both its bold red design & its fusion of classical music & dance under one roof, it puts on over 100 performances of dance & music each year.
  • Address:
    • 't Zand 34
    • 8000
    • Brugge
  •  Email Website Telephone+32 (0) 50 47 69 99 Twitter Facebook
  • Groene Rei (Green Bank)
  • Bruges' wonderful historic vistas are best explored along its canals – none prettier than the Groene Rei. From its tree-lined path you can see steeples, bridges & the Belfry.
  • Address:
    • Groenerei
    • 8000
    • Brugge
  •  
  • Stadhuis (Town Hall)
  • Famed for its Gothic wooden ribbed roof and carved panels, this ancient town hall dates back to 1376. The 19th-century reconstruction gifted it with some fabulous murals.
  • Address:
    • Burg 12
    • 8000
    • Brugge
  •  Email Website Telephone+32 (0) 50 44 87 43 Facebook
  • Belfort (Belfry)
  • Bruges' iconic 13th century bell-tower stretcheing 83 metres over the city, has 47 bells and a fabulous view: worth every one of the 366 steps to the top.
  • Address:
    • Markt 7
    • 8000
    • Brugge
  •  Email Website Telephone+32 (0) 50 44 87 43
  • Ezelpoort (Donkey’s Gate)
  • This impressive turreted gatehouse is found brooding over the Stil Einde canal. Built in 1297, it was part of the city's defensive walls, & last restored in the 1990's
  • Address:
    • Ezelpoort
    • 8000
    • Brugge
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  • Moment City Tour
  • Tour Bruges on two wheels with a difference – by hiring one of the company's Segways to whizz around town. Guided tours are offered, as are special events.
  • Address:
    • Sint-Jakobsstraat 44
    • 8000
    • Brugge
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 495 90 60 60
  • Rozenhoedkaai
  • Where the Groenerei and Dijver canals meet, you'll find the Rozenhoedkaai – a strikingly beautiful part of Bruges, famed for its canal-side medieval buildings.
  • Address:
    • Rozenhoedkaai
    • 8000
    • Brugge
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  • Market Square
  • Heart of the city, and home to its most spectacular buildings, here you'll find Bruges' astonishing Belfry, its splendid neoGothic Court – and some rather good cafés.
  • Address:
    • Markt
    • 8000
    • Brugge
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  • Basilica of the Holy Blood
  • An unusual & ancient church, part 12th-century, part 15th-century Gothic, & unlike any church you'll have seen before. Reputed to hold a relic of Holy Blood.
  • Address:
    • Burg 13
    • 8000
    • Brugge
  •  Email Website Telephone+32 (0) 50 33 67 92

Sightseeing guide for Bruges attractions. Places to see and visit in and around Bruges.

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