Exploring western Europe isn’t complete without a visit to Bruges, the capital of West Flanders in northwest Belgium. The city has a rich history and many sites testify to that. The 14th-century City Hall (Stadhuis) is located in the heart of the city and a 13th-century belfry is nearby, on Markt square. Here are some of the reasons you should absolutely visit Bruges.
Bruges is one of the most romantic and wonderful cities in Europe and we guarantee you will fall in love with it at first sight. The architecture of the city is a legacy to its history so every street is more charming than the one before.
There’s plenty to see in Bruges if you’re a fan of art, and you shouldn’t miss the Groeninge Museum that holds six centuries of Flemish and Belgian painting.
The city has numerous canals that offer you a different perspective when you get on a boat. Because of that, they call it Venice of the North.