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A travel journal to Belgium by missj1981

Town Hall (Bruggemuseum Stadhuis) Photo, Bruges, Belgium More Photos
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The Markt (Market Square)

Attraction | "Grote Markt in Bruges"

The Markt (Market Square) Photo, Bruges, Belgium
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The Grote Markt gets its name because the square was used previously as a market. The market was in the 10th century already used around the year 1200 hold its first International Fair held. Where they first started building small wooden buildings were later built huge buildings around the square as the Waterhalle. The Water Hall was a huge warehouse at the end of the 18th century disappeared. The Belfry tower has evolved over the 13th to the 19th century the tower slowly develops into what it is today.On the big market you can find several buildings including the Belfry so. Definitely worth it to climb, simply because you have a nice view over the city. However, you have more than 300 ste...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 16, 2012

The Markt (Market Square)
City Center
Bruges, Belgium 8000

Town Hall (Bruggemuseum Stadhuis)

Attraction | "Town Hall Bruges"

Town Hall (Bruggemuseum Stadhuis) Photo, Bruges, Belgium
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I've never really been a fan of cultural activities during a weekend, but the last few years I increasingly appreciate it. Especially in a city like Bruges you just have to visit a few places, including the town hall.General InformationAddress: Burg 12 | 8000 BrugesOpen: daily from 9:30 to 17:00Closed: 01/01, Ascension Day (afternoon) and 25/12Prices: individual € 2 | Reduction € 6-25 and € j 1 | 0-5 years freeLocationIt would probably not surprising that the town hall is situated in the center of Bruges. The town hall dates from the year 1376 and is the oldest town hall in the Netherlands. The town hall is easy to find and well signpos...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 16, 2012

Town Hall (Bruggemuseum Stadhuis)
Burg Square
Bruges, Flanders
050 44-87-11