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Dominating the Markt, the town hall grabs the eye...
The Wandelkerk dates from the 1600s and holds the tombs of Jan and Cornelis Evertsen, admirals and brothers killed fighting the English in 1666...
West of Abdij , this church has a famous organ and dates from the 16th century.
Just east of Abdij , parts of Koorkerk date from the 1300s.
The 13th-century Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk was vastly expanded in the village’s heyday, only to be partially torn down when things started to wane.
Twin-towered Romanesque church.
Ghent’s flamboyant city hall was started in 1519 but not finished till 1600, by which time it had transformed into a Renaissance-style palazzo...
Ghent’s soaring, Unesco-listed, 14th-century belfry is topped by a large dragon. That’s a weathervane not a fire breather and it’s become something of a city mascot...
St-Baafs cathedral's towering interior has some fine stained glass and an unusual combination of brick vaulting with stone tracery. A €0...
Thirteenth-century Gothic castle.
Once the country’s biggest abbey, St-Pieters was the original centre around which Ghent grew...
One of the city's four remaining windmills.
In the 13th century, Bruges' great walls were dotted with molens (windmills) where cereals were ground into flour...
In western St-Anna is one of Bruges’ oddest churches, the 15th-century structure built by the Adornes family...
Features a plain exterior and a flamboyant baroque interior.
Gothic church where Hans Memling is buried.
Seventeenth-century baroque Catholic church.
Most eye-catching with its early baroque gabling, gilt highlights and golden statuettes, this was once the palace of the ‘Liberty of Bruges’, the large autonomous territory and administrative body that ruled from Bru...
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