Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #6 in Bruges, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 6.9 km
Ascend 70 m
Descend 69 m

Explore Bruges in Belgium with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in BrugesIndividual Sights in Bruges

Sight 1: Bizon

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Bison on the Canada Bridge is a work of art by Octave Rotsaert in Bruges.

Wikipedia: Bizons op de Canadabrug (NL)

523 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Jan Guilinibad

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The Jan Guilinibad is a swimming pool in the Belgian city of Bruges. It was erected on the corner of Rue Charles Quint and Rue Lauwer, in the Kristus-Koning district, with an external construction in the so-called "Bruges style" and with an Art Deco interior.

Wikipedia: Jan Guilinibad (NL), Heritage Website

421 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Ezelpoort

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The Ezelpoort is one of the four remaining Bruges city gates.

Wikipedia: Ezelpoort (NL), Heritage Website

404 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Karmelietenkerk

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The Carmelite Church is a church in the center of the Belgian city of Bruges.

Wikipedia: Karmelietenkerk (Brugge) (NL)

351 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: St. James's Church

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St. James's Church (Sint-Jakobskerk) is a Catholic church in Bruges, Belgium. Originally built around 1240, the church was considerably expanded in 1459 to match the rising affluence of Bruges, and was patronized by the Duke of Burgundy. In the late 17th and early 18th centuries the church's interior was remodeled in its present Baroque style.

Wikipedia: St. James's Church, Bruges (EN), Heritage Website

666 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Godshuizen Soutieu

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Godshuizen Soutieu Vanderhispallie, Eelkje / CC BY 4.0

Soutieu is a place of worship in Bruges.

Wikipedia: Soutieu (NL)

56 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Godshuizen van het Metselaarsambacht

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Godshuizen van het Metselaarsambacht Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY 3.0

The almshouses of the Masons' Craft are located in the Noord-Gistelhof 1-9 in Bruges.

Wikipedia: Godshuizen van het Metselaarsambacht (NL)

271 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Sint-Gilliskerk

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The Saint-Gilles Church in the Belgian city of Bruges is located in the district and parish of Saint-Gilles, in the city centre.

Wikipedia: Sint-Gilliskerk (Brugge) (NL), Heritage Website

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Sint-Franciscus Xaveriusziekenhuis

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The Sint-Franciscus-Xaverius Institute, abbreviated SFX-Brugge, is a Catholic school in the Belgian city of Bruges. She has around 800 students. The institute is also known under the nickname of the Xaverians Broeders, the Frères. The school is located between Guido Gezelleplein, Simon Stevinplein, Mariastraat and Nieuwstraat. The primary school of the Frères is called "Het Palet".

Wikipedia: Sint-Franciscus-Xaveriusinstituut (Brugge) (NL), Heritage Website

218 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Poortersloge

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The Poortersloge in the Belgian city of Bruges is located on the Jan van Eyckplein, diagonally opposite the Tolhuis. It is located in the part of Bruges that focused on international trade in the late Middle Ages.

Wikipedia: Poortersloge (NL), Heritage Website

360 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: St. Walburga Church

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The St. Walburga Church is a 17th-century Roman-Catholic church in Bruges built by the Jesuits in a Baroque style. It is now a parish church and contains many valuable art objects.

Wikipedia: St. Walburga Church (Bruges) (EN), Heritage Website

233 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Café Vlissinghe

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Café Vlissinghe is the oldest continuously running café in Bruges, the first written record about it is from 1515.

Wikipedia: Café Vlissinghe (EN), Website, Heritage Website

327 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 13: Minneboplein

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The Minneboplein in Bruges was created after the demolition of a factory building in 1975 and makes the connection between the Sint-Annarei and the Molenmeers along the Leffingestraat.

Wikipedia: Minneboplein (NL)

260 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Sint-Annakerk

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St. Anne's Church is a Catholic church in the district and parish of St. Anne in Bruges. It was rebuilt at the beginning of the 17th century and decorated in typical Baroque style as far as the interior was concerned. Mother Anna is the patroness of the church.

Wikipedia: Sint-Annakerk (Brugge) (NL), Heritage Website

708 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 15: Sint Janshuismolen

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The Sint-Janshuismolen in the Belgian city of Bruges is located on the Kruisvest, on the edge of the city center. The windmill that stands there today was built in 1770 and functions as a flour mill. It is already the third mill on that site. It owes its name to the hospital of St. John. The hospital may never have owned the mill, but an interest was imposed in its favour.

Wikipedia: Sint-Janshuismolen (NL), Heritage Website

200 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: Kruisvest

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The Kruisvest is a promenade and street in Bruges, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Kruisvest (NL)

418 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 17: Koeleweimolen

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Koeleweimolen Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY 3.0

The Koeleweimolen in the Belgian city of Bruges is located on the Kruisvest, on the edge of the city center. The mill was built in 1996 and functions as a flour mill.

Wikipedia: Koeleweimolen (NL), Heritage Website

414 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 18: Grootseminarie

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The Major Seminary in Bruges, in Dutch Grootseminarie, is a centre for training and formation in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bruges, formerly used as the seminary for preparing candidates for the diocesan priesthood. It is located on the Potterierei in Bruges.

Wikipedia: Bruges seminary (EN), Heritage Website

805 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 19: Hof De Jonghe

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Hof De Jonghe and Hof Campers is a city park in Bruges, Belgium. It is located on the Langerei, between the Stokersstraat and the Julius and Maurits Sabbestraat. The entrance to the park can be entered from the Langerei through the Tudor arched gate and is also referred to as the Hof Campers and Hof de Jonghe.

Wikipedia: Hof De Jonghe en Hof Campers (NL), Website


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