The Markt of Bruges

The Markt of Bruges The Markt is the main square of Bruges, where the markethas been held ever since the X century. The square is surrounded by medieval buildings, of which the oldest, belonging to H...

Belfort

Belfort The Markt is dominated on one side by the bell tower of Belfort, which belfry is 83 mt high. Raised between the XIII and the XV century, Belfort represents the symbol of Bruges. In a room ins...

The Burg and the Stadhuis of Bruges

The Burg and the Stadhuis of Bruges Not far from the Markt lies another beautiful square, the Burg, on the exact place where the original fortress stood, around which developed the first nucleus of B...

Heilig Bloed Basiliek

Heilig Bloed Basiliek The Heilig Bloed Basiliek, or Basilica of the Holy Blood, is situated in Burg square, and is divided into two parts: in the lower part stands the Romanic Chapel of St. Basil, wh...

Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk

Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk The construction of the Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, the Church of Our Lady, began in 1220, but was terminated only 200 years later, as the mix of different architectural styles prove...

Gruuthuse Museum

Gruuthuse Museum Close to the Dijver channel you can admire the Gruuthuse Museum. The museum lies inside a big medieval palace, once residence of the merchant Gruuthuse, who was charged with the coll...

Groeninge Museum

Groeninge Museum The Groeninge Museum,(Museum of Fine Arts), built between 1929 and 1930, keeps some of the most important and ancient works by Flemish and Dutch artists, the likes of Jan van Eyck, H...

Arentshuis Museum

Arentshuis Museum The Arentshuis Museum lies in a beautiful 18th century building on the banks of river Dijver, and is divided into two parts: one part is dedicated to ancient laces, the finest expre...

Jeruzalemkerk

Jeruzalemkerk – Bruges The Jeruzalemkerk lies next to the Kantcentrum, and it surely represents the most peculiar church in town. Built around the XV century next to a 13th century chapel, the ...