Nicknamed as the Venice of Belguim, this stunning view of a (super rich person’s) house reflected in the canal demonstrates where the affectionate nickname originated.
An ornate brick building with red shutters (true Bruges style) floats just above the canal.
The Old Civil Registry, Oude Burgerlijke Griffie, dating back to the 1500s. Although some of this building was damaged during the French Revolution, most of it remains as stunning as when it was built.
The gothic style Town Hall of Brugge/Stadhuis dates back the 1300s. If you look closely, you can see the small statues of the 49 Counts of Flanders. A breath-taking building, to be sure.
The Belfry of Bruges, 272 feet tall, was originally built in the 1200s. Its current form is the updated version from the 1800s, after the many previous versions either burned down or crumbled after being struck by lightning.
The Market Square demonstrates the oldest and most pretty style of classic Belgian architecture.
Although this was just a random building on the streets of Bruges, I thought it was remarkable. Classic Belgium.
The central square of Bruges, displaying the centuries old Belfry, which still houses 48 bells.
As a beautiful city full of tourists, there are more ways to get run over here than I have ever seen. Cars, bikes, people, and then horse carriages! At least this type of transportation is cute too! This horsey got a little wet when the torrential downpour started.
View down the canal of the central square and classic brick houses. Such a picturesque city!
As we wandered through this beautiful park that my husband found, this moss covered stream struck me as a hidden beauty.