Historic Centre of Brugge, Bruges

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World heritage site · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Step into Old World charm in Historic Centre of Brugge. Once a medieval settlement, this quiet city center still features preserved Gothic buildings and was at one time considered to be a major commercial city, due mainly to its port. Walk the cobbled streets to find endless chocolate shops, pubs featuring doubles and triples, and a mix of architectural styles. View the historic city on a boat tour through the canals, or sit back during a carriage ride through the canal-lined streets. If you've seen the film "In Bruges," you may want to take a guided tour, which can pinpoint major locations from the film. Add Historic Centre of Brugge and other attractions to your Bruges trip itinerary using our Bruges vacation tool.
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  • Great to wander round and see all the beautiful buildings. It was particularly pretty with all the Christmas decorations (Dec 2019) and the bustling markets. A canal trip is a must - to get different....  more »
  • We went to the light festival in Brugge. Despite of COVID, crowd was ok. It was really beautiful. Hope they will do that every year  more »
  • Great place and very lively

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