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St. James's Church (Sint-Jacobskerk)

The church is also called St. Jacob's. The confusion arises because Flemish, like many other languages, uses the same word for both James and Jacob.

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St Walburgha’s Church

Impressive for how huge and beautiful this church is. Baroque in the style and only a short walk from the city center. This is certainly one of the most interesting monuments of Bruges. Don't pass by, it is one of the highlights of Bruges!

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Basilica of the Holy Blood

This chapel is located in a corner of the Burg square and judging by the richely decorated facade you would not immediately expect a chapel behind it.

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The Processcion of the Holy Blood

On Ascension Day (usually in May) the Procession of the Holy Blood takes place in the town centre, during which the relics of the Holy Blool are carried through the town.

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St Anne’s Church (Sint-Annakerk)

It is slightly off the beaten track but the St Anne's Church is well worth a visit. This lovely little church is resplendent with art, beautiful woods & carvings, and all within a most attractive design.

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Koningin Astridpark

It is an example of an urban open space for centuries survived as a monastery garden . It began when the Friars Minor , who settled around 1221 in Bruges in 1246 were allocated a place at the Braamberg .

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The Jerusalem Chapel and Adornes Domain

The Adornes family originates from the Italian city of Genoa. When Opicius Adornes joined the retinue of the Count of Flanders in the thirteenth century, he moved to Flanders and started a new branch of the family tree.

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