Nice site to visit to learn about the city defences. Bit off the beaten tourist trail but a nice visit if you have the time
If the weather’s fair and you have the time, a stroll along the city limits where the ancient walls once stood is lovely way to spend the afternoon. The center of town gets very busy toward the middle of the day, so take a boat ride bright and early and then head for the outskirts to see the surviving city... More
One of a number of gates to the ancient city, the Gentpoort has been refurbished and offers visitors a history lesson on how Bruges was kept secure. It is away from the centre, but conveniently located for the windmills that can be visited, and the folk museum, with all of these included on the Musea Brugge pass - but you... More
This is one of the four remaining medieval city gates that was part of the city's defenses. As it is a gate, it's quite far from the city's center. Now-a-days, vehicles cross a bridge and drive through these gates. From here we can see some mills. A nice stroll to undertake!
The Gentpoort as it says, connected the city of Brugge with Ghent. It was the entry to the city for travellers coming from the Ghent direction. An old momunent and one of the last lasting from long forgotten times. It is beautifull restored, so do a tour around the city and see all entries to the city....
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