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Voetgangersbruggen langs Smedenpoort (Footbridges at the Blacksmith's Gate)
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Time has not stood still in Bruges, and so it happens that the medieval access roads are not always fit for 21st century traffic. It became clear that the 14th century Blacksmith’s Gate was too narrow for cars, cyclists and pedestrians at peak times. So around the gateway, two modern steel walkways were erected, embracing it but not obscuring its glory. From these pedestrian walkways you have an unobstructed view of the Ramparts and the Blacksmith’s Gate. It’s no surprise that this design won an architecture prize.

Getting there

Smedenstraat , 8000 Brugge

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Nearest bus stop:
512080 Brugge 't Zand

Nearest station:
Station Brugge

Nearest parking:
Centrum-'t Zand car park

Voetgangersbruggen langs Smedenpoort (Footbridges at the Blacksmith's Gate)

Smedenstraat , 8000 Brugge

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