The 10 classic places that no one should miss!

  • Rozenhoedkaai
    today: Open
    Summer or winter, morning or evening, sun or rain…Rozenhoedkaai has the enthralling ability to always make a stunning impression.It should come as no surprise that this continuous to be one the most photographed spots in Bruges.
  • Begijnhof (Beguinage)
    today: 06:30 - 18:30

    The 'Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde' with its white-coloured house fronts and tranquil convent garden was founded in 1245.

  • Burg
    today: Open
    This place was already inhabited in the 2nd century AD, and in the 9th century it became the base of operations of the Count of Flanders.
  • The Flemish primitives
    During Bruges’ Golden Age, the 15th century, the fine arts prevailed.
  • From the 13th to the 15th century, Bruges was an important trading centre at the crossroads between the Hansa cities of Scandinavia, England and Germany (known collectively in those days as the ‘Easterners’) and the most important commercial regions in...
  • Canals of Bruges
    Experience the city by following an ageold tradition.
  • O.L.V.-kerk Museum (Museum of the Church of Our Lady)
    today: 13:30 - 17:00

    The 115.5 metre-high brick church tower, the second tallest of the world, illustrates the craftsmanship of the Bruges builders.

  • Almshouses
    These charitable dwellings were built from the 14th century onwards.
  • today: Open

    This international music and art centre is one of the 1001 buildings you must see before you die. This international music and art centre is a place that offers the very best in contemporary dance and classical music. The impressive Concert Auditorium (1,289 seats) and intimate Chamber Music Hall (322 seats) are famed for their excellent acoustics.

  • Markt
    today: Open
    Markt is dominated by its Belfry, for centuries the city’s foremost edifice and the perfect look-out in case of war, fire or any other calamity.
  • Minnewater
    today: Open
    Minnewater used to be a mooring place for barges which ensured a regular connection between Bruges and Ghent.
  • Gruuthusemuseum
    today: 09:30 - 17:00

    In the museum you can journey through three crucial periods in the history of Bruges.

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