Noteworthy Architecture

Here you will find a number of remarkable architectural buildings and monuments in Bruges.


The outside of this building is as impressive as the inside.


Dijver 16, 8000 Brugge

Barge Bridge

A striking red modern bridge that takes you to the city via Minnewater Park.


Bargeplein, 8000 Brugge


This little brigde is one of the highlights of Bruges, and its architecture certainly deserves some admiration.


Groeninge 6, 8000 Brugge


One of the most obvious architectural towers in Bruges, but definitely worth a look.


Markt 7, 8000 Brugge

Liberty of Bruges

This gorgeous facade shows its gold details and Lady Justice shining on the roof.


Burg 11A, 8000 Brugge


This special bridge spans the Coupure and acts as a 'gateway' for the boats coming and going.


Coupure, 8000 Brugge

Concert Hall

This modern building is also a must-see in Bruges and a piece of remarkable architecture.


't Zand 34, 8000 Brugge

Donkey's Gate

One of the medieval gates that form part of the ramparts of Bruges.


Ezelstraat 122, 8000 Brugge

Watervliet Court

A Gothic court also worth a closer look.


Oude Burg 29, 8000 Brugge

Bladelin Court

The courtyard of Hof Bladelin is impressive and a hidden piece of architecture.


Naaldenstraat 19, 8000 Brugge

House Boechoute

The Market Square is surrounded by outstanding architectural buildings, but you should definitely take a closer look at Boechoute House. On top of the house there is a sphere made of gold leaf. Through a hole in the globe, the sun would align with its shadow at noon, forming a meridian that you can still see today, thanks to the course of copper nails.


Markt 15, 8000 Brugge

Gruuthuse Museum

This old building recently received a modern entrance, which can be admired at the square.


Dijver 17C, 8000 Brugge

House Perez de Malvenda

This stately, late-Gothic mansion is a beautiful architectural building.


Wollestraat 53, 8000 Brugge

State Archives

This unique modern building was designed as a stack of looses papers, reflecting what's to be found inside.


Predikherenrei 4A, 8000 Brugge

Provincial Palace

Another spectacular building to be found on the Market Square. At the moment, the Provincial Court is undergoing thorough restoration and renovation to become an open house of the West Flemish provincial administration, where everyone is welcome to drop by.


Markt 3, 8000 Brugge

Kruispoort Gate

This gate is also part of the city ramparts. Charles V, Napoleon, and the German army all entered Bruges through this gate.


Langestraat 191, 8000 Brugge

Saint John's Hospital

One of the oldest hospitals of Europe, this building also has some noteworhty architecture.


Mariastraat 38, 8000 Brugge


Since the creation of the outer city wall at the end of the 13th century, windmills have adorned Bruges' city walls. The Sint-Janshuismill is the only one that can still be visited and it still grinds grain.


Kruisvest, 8000 Brugge

Blacksmith's Gate

Another old city gate that dates back to the 13th century and is definitely worth a look.


Smedenstraat, 8000 Brugge

City Hall

One of the most beautiful buildings of the city, that can't be missed. You should definitely pay close attention the the details on the facade.


Burg 12, 8000 Brugge

Old Tollhouse

Another beautiful gothic building that's worth a look.


Jan van Eyckplein 1, 8000 Brugge

Flanders Hotel

Flanders Hotel itself has a rich history. The hotel is located in a building that housed the Grand Hotel Verriest in 1905, at the time the largest hotel in Bruges. The building lost its function as a hotel in 1940 and was renovated again in the 1990s, albeit on a smaller scale.