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Ezelbrug (Donkey Bridge)
Free Bridges and water Outdoor

This 17th-century bridge is not in any way related to donkeys. It owers its name to the inn 'Ten Ezele' (At the Donkey's) that was once located close-by. Look down from the bridge. Tiny gardens cling to a row of stately bourgeois houses along Speelmansrei. Romantic gems on a layer of ... silt. Over the centuries, the canals gradually silted up. The soil washed ashore became part of the city's tax land. For a small fee or 'cijns' (tax), residents were allowed to create a garden there. Real miniature gems. The bridge itself is also worth seeing. Covered in flowers, this is the place for a colourful selfie in a fairy-tale setting.

Getting there

Ezelstraat , 8000 Brugge

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Nearest bus stop:
500020 Brugge Stadsschouwburg

Nearest station:
Station Brugge

Ezelbrug (Donkey Bridge)

Ezelstraat , 8000 Brugge

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