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Reviewed on 15 Dec 2019
History buffs will enjoy exploring Bruges, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, breweries and local tours. This city also attracts tourists with its cafes, cathedrals and shopping. Top sights in the city include Bruges Belfry (Belfort), Bruges Market Square (Grote Markt) and Basilica of the Holy Blood (Heilig Bloed Basiliek).
Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Groeningemuseum, Historium and Bruges City Theater. Attractions like Rail City Bruges, De Halve Maan Brewery and Boudewijn Seapark are fun for kids of all ages. Its historic sites and cathedrals are notable and landmarks include Bruges Belfry (Belfort), Bruges Market Square (Grote Markt) and Basilica of the Holy Blood (Heilig Bloed Basiliek).
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Other favourite sights in Bruges include Church of Our Lady, Minnewater and Zeebrugge Harbour. In the surrounding area, popular places to see include Plopsaland De Panne, 28.4 mi/45.8 km from the city centre, and Ostend Beach, which is 14 mi/22.5 km away.
If you want to journey outside the area, ride aboard a train from Bruges Station, Bruges-Saint-Peters Station or Oostkamp Station. Bruges might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.