The Bruges City Hall is one of the oldest city halls in the entire Netherlands region. It is located in Burg square, the area of the former fortified castle in the centre of Bruges, Belgium. The pioneering stone facade of the oldest part, which during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was several times extended towards the south, inspired in quick succession the city […]

The Gruuthusemuseum is a museum of applied arts in Bruges, located in the medieval Gruuthuse, the house of Louis de Gruuthuse. The collection ranges from the 15th to the 19th century. The collection The museum was started to house the collection of the Société Archéologique. Some of the driving forces behind the start of the museum were art historian William […]

AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende AV is an autonomous care institution that strives to provide high-quality, humane and affordable care, in collaboration with all other hospitals in the region. The hospital has 1,221 beds spread over three campuses: the Sint-Jan campus and the Sint-Franciscus Xaverius campus in Bruges and the Henri Serruys campus in Ostend. More than 300 doctors […]

Z Sint-Lucas offers contemporary and patient-driven high-quality care, high-quality healthcare at a reasonable cost and based on its values. The hospital relies on the values ​​of the Christian tradition: attention to ethical aspects in care, attention to meaning, solidarity and justice, attention to underprivileged and vulnerable people, openness and respect for any other belief. Recognized […]

The Belfry of Bruges (Dutch: Belfort van Brugge) is a medievalbell tower in the centre of Bruges, Belgium. One of the city’s most prominent symbols, the belfry formerly housed a treasury and the municipal archives, and served as an observation post for spotting fires and other dangers. Anyone who climbs all 366 steps will be rewarded with a stunning view over the […]

The Saint-Salvator Cathedral is the cathedral of Bruges, Flanders, in present-day Belgium. The cathedral is dedicated to the Verrezen Zaligmaker and Saint-Donatius of Reims. The Sint-Salvator Cathedral’s 101-meter-long interior contains some noteworthy furnishings. It currently houses many works of art that were originally stored in its destroyed predecessor, the Sint-Donaaskathedraal. The wall-carpets that can be seen when entering the church were manufactured in Brussels by Jasper van der […]

The Sint-Janshuis Mill in the Belgian city of Bruges is located on Kruisvest , on the edge of the city center. The windmill that stands today was built in 1770 and functions as a flour mill . It is already the third mill on that site. It owes its name to the hospital of St. John . The guesthouse may never have owned the mill, but interest was charged on it for its benefit. Windmills […]

The Frietmuseum (Fries museum) is a museum in Bruges, Belgium, which is devoted to the history of potatoes and the production of Belgian fries. It describes itself as “the first and only museum dedicated to potato fries”. The Frietmuseum is located in the Gothic Saaihalle (former wool hall) at Vlamingstraat 33. This is one of the oldest buildings in the World Heritage […]

Burg Square is a square and former fortress in Bruges. It is one of the main squares of the city. Nowadays, the square is surrounded by historic buildings including the former Manor of the Franc of Bruges, the former Civil Registry, the City Hall, the Basilica of the Holy Blood and Saint Basil Chapel and the former Provostry of Saint Donatian. Some of […]

Choco-Story, the Chocolate Museum in Bruges, Belgium, is located in the sixteenth-century “Huis de Crone” building on Sint-Jansplei in central Bruges. This building was originally the home of a wine tavern. It later housed a bakery and, most recently, a furniture making shop. Choco-Story was opened by Eddie Van Belle and his son, Cedric. The two are also the owners of Belcolade, […]

De Halve Maan (The Half Moon) is a beer brewery in Bruges, Belgium. De Halve Maan brews Brugse Zot, Straffe Hendrik (“Strong Henri”), Blanche de Bruges/Brugs Tarwebier and other beers. The Straffe Hendrik and Blanche de Bruges/Brugs Tarwebier brands had been sold to other breweries, but De Halve Maan has recently bought them back and is returning production to […]

Boudewijn Seapark is a marine mammal park and theme park located in Sint-Michiels, Bruges, Belgium. The are twenty outdoor park attractions that offer guaranteed fun for young and old alike. Dolphins In 2020, the park have 8 bottlenose dolphins : Puck (F-53 years old), Linda (F-43 years old), Roxanne (F-34 years old), Yotta (F-21 years old), Indy (F-16 years old), Kite (M-14 years old), […]