Bruges, Belgium – Top Tourist Attractions

Marwa Grimes

Bruges is a beautiful destination ideal for a short trip in the chocolate country Belgium and on your Europe Travel. It is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is located in the northwest of the country. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and homes numerous attractions for its tourists. It is a very well-preserved city where the whole historic center has been acknowledged as a UNESCO world heritage site.

The top attractions of this fascinating city includes a extensive range of museums, churches, historical buildings, monuments and canals, streets that can be explored by boat, foot or horse. The fascinating city also hosts numerous famous events yearly, which are the best times to visit the city.

Here is a brief guide to some of the Best tourist attractions in the city.

The Brangwyn Museum or the Arents House is a fine townhouse that is located opposite to the coach-house and at the entrance way to a charming garden. The Arents House has a ground floor that is a home to the Lace Museum that has an wide and varied collection of the old bobbin, needlepoint, and mixed laces. The first floor is occupied with the work of Frank Brangwyn who was a versatile artist of the British nationality but he was born in Bruges. His Art Deco carpets, Art Nouveau, pottery and the furniture are grouped as his engravings, drawings, watercolours, and paintings.

The architecture of the outstandingly modern Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Duinenkerk that means Our Lady of Sorrows of the Dunes Church recommends both the dunes and the sea by using undulating forms, bold colors, and stained glass. The tower of Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk, Church of Our Lady, is so high that it is above the surrounding farmland an helps you to view Netherlands. Jeruzalemkeris a Jerusalem Church having stained glass windows and was constructed by two pilgrims who came back from the Holy Land. Boudewijn Seapark is an ideal park with a big playground; rides, ice-skating in winter and a mini-train. There are many famous parks that are found in Bruges are Plopsalandand Earth Explore.

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