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The beguinage (Begijnhof)

The beguinage in Bruges dates back to the 13th century, to 1245 to be specific, and it counts as one of the best preserved.

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Almshouses (Godshuizen)

Bruges has a total of 46 almshouses in the city centre. These houses, small and white, with the name of the founder painted on the facade, where build out of social consideration from the 14th century on.

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Bonifaciusbridge & Arents Courtyard

The Arents Courtyard (Arentshof) is one of these places where you can escape Bruges' busy shopping streets. Take your time to relax and calm down here.

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Flea market along the Dijver

Belgians have a long-standing passion for antique fairs and flea markets.

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Bruges' City Ramparts and town gates

While the picturesque town center is endlessly fascinating we mustn’t forget Bruges’ city ramparts. The green lung encircles almost the entire town and offers a variety of interesting locations worth discovering.

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Steenhouwersdijk & Groenerei

Bruges, Belgium is often referred to as the Venice of the North owing to its network of canals winding through medieval buildings. It is a waterborne city, its many canals part of a network that links it to the North Sea.

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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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