The ‘Peerdenbrug’ (Bruges, Belgium) was first mentioned in 1392. First it was a wooden bridge, rebuilt in 1431. This bridge was an important connection between downtown and the inner city. The current stone bridge is dating from 1642.
In the South of Bruges, you’ll find the beautiful Tudor City Park Sint-Andries : charming country park (ca 100 acres) with majestic castle in Tudor style. Shortly, the ideal place for a nice walk!
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The historic city centre of Bruges (Belgium) is a prominent World Heritage Site of UNESCO. Because of all the canals it is often referred to as ‘The Venice of the North’.
Brugge at night.
Jan van Eyckplein: standing in the middle of the square the renowned Bruges painter Jan van Eyck (1370 – 1441) proudly overlooks the domain that wears his name.Still, he has to share the limelight with the square’s alluring style for once this was the old harbor of Bruges where ships loaded and unloaded. Even though fierce traders and rich poorters (citizens with city rights) no longer populate the square, it still holds a captivating appeal. While you’re discovering Jan van Eyck square The little bear of Bruges approvingly looks over your shoulder. Stroll around, admire the pretty facades of the Old Tollhouse, Pijndershuis and Burgher’s Lodge or simply take pleasure in a short break along the canal. Jan van Eyck square is furthermore an ideal gateway to explore the tranquil St.-Anne quarter with its working-class neighbourhoods.