Belfry of Bruges

view of belfry with canal


front view of belfry


looking up to top of tower


Beautiful decoration on facade

The historic centre of Bruges is dominated by the cloth hall and the 83 metres high Belfry tower. It was constructed around 1240 and housed a treasury and the municipal archives house. The tower was largely rebuilt after it was destroyed by fire in 1280. Its octagonal upper stage was added between 1482 and 1486.

The top of the tower offers breathtaking panoramic views which can be admired after climbing the 366 steps.


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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of 5 from Belgium. We love travelling and discovering new places in Europe. I hope we can inspire you for your holiday in Europe. Have a look at our destinations so far and feel free to ask any additional info of the places we visited.

5 comments:

Emm said...

Absolutely beautiful area Juka. It looks beautiful there!

P.N. Subramanian said...

Nice. I loved it.

harly said...

It very good design ..
I 'm very like it..

Trotter said...

Great shot!!

Guen said...

Nice pics!!! Fantastic!