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Historic Centre of Brugge, Bruges
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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. Historic Centre of Brugge is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Bruges Edition.
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  • This city and historic Centre of Brugge is a World Heritage Site of UNESCO. It is sometimes referred to as Venice to the North. Absolutely worthy to travel from Brussel or Amsterdam. Must seen for sur...  more »
  • This is a beautiful place in the center of downtown. We really loved walking around and seeing all the different shops. It's a good space to stretch your legs with lots of space. It is ALL cobble ston...  more »
  • We only spent one evening in the centre in order to eat but there are a number of attractions here that could keep you occupied for a day or two!