Discover Bruges in Belgium
Bruges in the region of Flanders with its 116,709 habitants is a town located in Belgium - some 55 mi or ( 88 km ) North-West of Brussels , the country's capital .
Local time in Bruges is now 11:24 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Brussels " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: London, Cambridge, The Hague, Haarlem, and Amsterdam. When in this area, you might want to check out London . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Bruges ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Bruges, Belgium: History and Sweet Surprises
In the 14th century, Bruges was an economic powerhouse with a population matching London's. When its sea trade dried up in the 16th century the economy collapsed, but today tourism, and chocolate shop ..
A canal boat trip around Brugge (Bruges)
Video taken in August 2008 of a boat trip around Brugge (Bruges) in Belgium ..
Bruges, Belgium: Drinking Beer Belgian Style
Belgium is right up there with Germany, England and the Czech Republic as one of the great beer countries. And, when it comes to variety, Belgium is number one. Join Rick for an entertaining and infor ..
Bruges, Belgium : Looking for the centre of Europe
Tourists & students from all over the world, beer & chips, cultural heritage & contemporary arts, traditional lace and modern design, innovative businesses and bikes on cobblestones. Could the city of ..
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Belfry of Bruges
The belfry of Bruges, or Belfort, is a medieval bell tower in the historical centre of Bruges, Belgium. One of the city's most prominent symbols, the belfry formerly housed a treasury and the municipal archives, and served as an observation post for spotting fires and other danger. A narrow, steep staircase of 366 steps, accessible by the public for an entry fee, leads to the top of the 83-metre-high building, which leans about a metre to the east.
The English Theatre of Bruges
The English Theatre of Bruges was an English-language theatre in Bruges, Belgium. The theatre opened on 1 May 2007 in de Kuipersstraat with a production of "Caviar & Chips". The venue was an old cinema. After six months the theatre closed for a year and a half, to reopen in the summer of 2009 in a more intimate venue on the Walplein in Bruges. However, in October 2010 the theatre closed its doors again. The Artistic Director of the theatre was Clare Allen.
The Groeningemuseum is a municipal museum of Bruges, Belgium. It houses a comprehensive survey of six centuries of Flemish and Belgian painting, from Jan van Eyck to Marcel Broodthaers.
Located at 51.21 3.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
St. Salvator's Cathedral
The Sint-Salvator Cathedral is the cathedral of Bruges, Flanders, in present-day Belgium.
Church of Our Lady, Bruges
The Church of Our Lady in Bruges, Belgium, dates mainly from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. Its tower, at 122.3 meters in height, remains the tallest structure in the city and the second tallest brickwork tower in the world (the tallest being the St. Martin's Church in Landshut, Germany). In the choir space behind the high altar are the tombs of Charles the Bold, last Valois Duke of Burgundy, and his daughter, the duchess Mary.
Located at 51.20 3.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
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