Medieval Architecture ., Brugge

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  • I could watch these lovely houses for hours
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    interesting details

    by call_me_rhia Written Dec 15, 2002

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    s simple house... which i found so captivating

    Favorite thing: Brugge is not only about architecture - be it gothic or medieval - or about canals. For me it's more about charming details: many houses have little decorations, or little niches with statues or votive images inside them.

    Fondest memory: this house, which i doubt i'll ever find out what it is... th little niche with a madonna shows how religious people used to be. it's a simple red bricks house - but tells a lot about the city's past

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    Morning Pastry

    by warmthought Written Nov 17, 2002

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    Off to the bakery

    Favorite thing: The People! No matter were you were from or what language you spoke, they recieved us with open arms and were very gracious hosts. From the shop owners to the locals.. they are just great warm people.

    Fondest memory: Rising early in the morning, strolling down to a local pastry shop and enjoying a lazy moment sampling their sweets and drinking a cup of fresh brewed coffee while watching the locals head to work and opening their shops for the day.

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    Take a walk with the guide...

    by John_Kaye Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Take a walk with the guide booklet from the Tourist Information (60 cents). Go early and at your own pace, perhaps stopping for a boat trip at the Dijver and even the brewery tour at the Straffe Hendrick (Waalplein).

    Fondest memory: This is just a beautiful place to be. I especially miss the beer and on our return have to endure our British lager which is just about good enough for cooking.

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    Just walking around brugge it...

    by Aragina Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Just walking around brugge it an experience, every time you walk down a street, you find another building of beauty and something that moves you, the riverside walk is wonderful although the cobbled streets did get to my feet after a while :-)

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    These houses, located on the...

    by benzerga Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: These houses, located on the edge of the St John’s Hospital estate, contain a wide variety of material witnesses to Bruges’ past discovered during excavations. They include pottery, glass, leather, metal, wood and stone items, and a series of murals. Together, the exhibits recall the city’s history from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages and beyond.

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    a paradise for painters

    by irisbe Written Jan 26, 2003

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    pitoresque Bruges

    Favorite thing: there is no spot that is not nice enough to get painted...
    well I had to use a digital brush... but if I could have painted... it sure would have looked something like this!

    Fondest memory: Romantic city!

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    This shows several ornate...

    by greebo Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: This shows several ornate gravestones that were rescued when a graveyard was being demolished. They are now on display in one of the museums

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    Sint Jans Hospitaal...

    by steventilly Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: see Sint Jans Hospitaal, built around 600 years ago, it is now a museum housing The Memling Collection (a 15th century brugean artist).

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    This is one of my favorite...

    by ainhoaflies Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: This is one of my favorite corners in Brugges but theres a beautiful little special corner everywhere you look, go and discover them!

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