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Ranked #1 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: The historic center of Bruges has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000 thanks to its status as one of the... more » Owner description: The historic center of Bruges has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000 thanks to its status as one of the commercial and cultural capitals of Europe and its enduring Gothic architecture. The Belgian city center is cited as a great example of a medieval historic settlement, even while it has evolved over the years. « less
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Ranked #2 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Performances
Owner description: Harpconcerts by harpist-composer Luc Vanlaere, duration approx. 35 a 40 minutes. Free entry = donation accepted but not... more » Owner description: Harpconcerts by harpist-composer Luc Vanlaere, duration approx. 35 a 40 minutes. Free entry = donation accepted but not obliged. Tuesday to saturday at 15h, 17h and 18.30 - 3pm, 5pm, 6.30 pm, all year. Families welcome but no kids younger than 5 years. No baby's please. Accessible for weelchairs. CLOSED FOR HOLLIDAYS FROM 10/6 TO 7/7/2014 !! « less
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Ranked #3 of 55 attractions in Bruges
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Ranked #4 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #5 of 55 attractions in Bruges
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Ranked #6 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #7 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: Looking for a scenic place to take a romantic daytime or evening stroll? Minnewater Lake offers urban nature lovers a perfect... more » Owner description: Looking for a scenic place to take a romantic daytime or evening stroll? Minnewater Lake offers urban nature lovers a perfect setting regardless of the season or time of year. « less
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Ranked #8 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Bruges Markt is a large square in the centre of town surrounded by dozens of tourist-oriented gift shops and restaurants. Highlights include the TinTin store and a store where you... more »

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Ranked #9 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
This chapel contains a phial that reputedly contains Christ's blood brought back from the Crusades.
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Ranked #10 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The Bruges Town Hall was built in 1376—and amazingly, the city has been governed from this building for more than 700 years.... more » Owner description: The Bruges Town Hall was built in 1376—and amazingly, the city has been governed from this building for more than 700 years. Go inside to see the Town Hall’s 19th century Gothic Chamber and the painted figures that shed light on the city’s incredible past. « less
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Ranked #11 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Historic Sites; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #12 of 55 attractions in Bruges
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Category: Art Museums

Home of the Flemish Primitives from the 15th century, this museum includes works of Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, Gerard David, Hugo van der Goes, Petrus Christus,and... more »

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Ranked #13 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Owner description: At the Bruges Beer Museum you discover the most fascinating aspects of beer in a fun and innovative way. The iPad Mini... more » Owner description: At the Bruges Beer Museum you discover the most fascinating aspects of beer in a fun and innovative way. The iPad Mini takes you deep into the rich world of beer... You learn about the history of beer, from its beginnings until the present day, beer in Bruges, Trappist beers, beer types and brewing processes. You can taste, smell and feel every beer ingredient. Which of their properties are beneficial to our health? You interactively learn what role women played in the world of beer, how to combine a gastronomic dish with the right beer and what the history of beer is in your country. After the museum visit you get to taste the different beer types and styles. The price of admission includes a tasting of 15cl of three beers of your choice. « less
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Ranked #14 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Trails
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Ranked #15 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Art Museums; Specialty Museums

The Memling in Sint-Jan Hospitaalmuseum was originally the 12th century Hospital of Saint John. In the 1400s the painter Hans Memling arrived in Brugge to study under Rogier van... more »

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Ranked #16 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #17 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Learn about the Bruges of the 17th century at this museum, which features almshouses, a cobbler’s, barrel and hat maker’s... more » Owner description: Learn about the Bruges of the 17th century at this museum, which features almshouses, a cobbler’s, barrel and hat maker’s workshop—and other depictions of life long ago. On Thursday afternoons, the museum serves up fresh sweets made using traditional recipes and techniques. « less
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Ranked #18 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Religious Sites; Specialty Museums

St Saviour's Cathedral is the oldest parish church in Bruges (12th-15th century). Of note are, among other things, the choir stalls, the rood loft with organ, the medieval tombs... more »

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Ranked #19 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Transportation
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Ranked #20 of 55 attractions in Bruges
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Ranked #21 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues
This church features a 122m spire and what is claimed to be the only Michaelangelo statue to have left Italy in his lifetime.
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Ranked #22 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Castles; Historic Sites
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Ranked #23 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #24 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #26 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #27 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #28 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Museums
Owner description: Historium Brugge is an experience attraction and the perfect starting point from which to discover Bruges. The historically... more » Owner description: Historium Brugge is an experience attraction and the perfect starting point from which to discover Bruges. The historically inspired and experience-oriented set-up of the attraction shows visitors how citizens of Bruges lived during the city's Golden Age. During a 1 hour performance visitors travel back in time and walk through 7 themed rooms where they will be carried away by an exciting love story that illustrates life as it was back in 1435. In a fascinating way both young and old are teached about Bruges' rich history and cultural charm. After visiting the attraction visitors can learn more about the city's medieval past in the interactive exhibition where visitors will be provided with detailed explanations about historical images and artefacts that are a part of the attraction. An interactive quiz acts as an educational and fun-filled way of transferring knowledge.The total duration of a visit is up to about 1,5 hours.After having enjoyed the unique and magnificent view over the town square from the 2nd floor's panoramic terrace, you might as well taste some nice Belgian beers at Duvelorium (Grand Beer Cafe) with covered terrace for another marvellous panoramic view over the Markt. And why not go home with some delicious handmade chocolates from the Chocolaterie?Situated in an authentic historical building in the heart of the city, Historium Brugge is the perfect gateway for a unique visit to Bruges. Historium Brugge is open daily from 10AM - 6PM (tickets until 5PM), Friday from 10AM - 8PM (tickets until 7PM).Start your visit to Bruges here. Historium is your rendezvous with history. « less
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Ranked #29 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #30 of 55 attractions in Bruges
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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