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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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Saint Saviour's Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal )

The oldest traces of the cathedral of Saint Saviour in Bruges bring us back to the 10th century.

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Church of Our Lady


Madonna and Child sculpture by Michelangelo

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