Markt Square is the iconic landmark of Bruges. This is the fairy tale place that you see in picture-perfect postcards and yes, they are for REAL. The market place has been in operation since 958 AD.
The Belfry of Bruges (or Belfort van Brugge) is an iconic medieval bell tower in the city. It is 83 metres tall and has a long legacy of 800 years. The belfries are structures that enclose bells for ringing as part of the tower of a civic (city) hall.
The waterways led to the prosperity of Bruges in medieval times and taking a ride over the river is sort of customary and essential. The canal tour lasts an hour and costs 14 euros for two.
Lots of breweries in Bruges and a lot of options to choose from!
From cute cafes to fine dining, lots of food options in Bruges for the evening.
The City Hall is adorned with statues. They were destroyed during the French Revolution and were later re-built. The interiors have timber ceilings and painted murals. The council chambers from the original site were replaced by one “Gothic” hall.