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    Markt 7, Bruges, Belgium
  • Opening hour

    9:30 am - 17:00 pm
  • Contact number

    +32 50 44 87 43
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  • Price / Fee

    Adults € 8,00
    youngsters under 26 years € 6,00
    children under 6 years € 0,00
    seniors 65+ € 6,00

    Free with the Brugge City Card
    Free with the Vrienden van de Musea
    Free with the Museum Pass
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The most important of Bruges’ towers stands 83 metres tall. It houses, amongst other things, a carillon with 47 melodious bells. In the reception area, waiting visitors can discover all kinds of interesting information about the history and working of this unique world-heritage protected belfry. Those who take on the challenge of climbing the tower can pause for a breather on the way up in the old treasury, where the city’s charters, seal and public funds were kept during the Middle Ages, and also at the level of the impressive clock or in the carillonneur’s chamber. Finally, after a tiring 366 steps, your efforts will be rewarded with a breath-taking and unforgettable panoramic view of Bruges and her surroundings.

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Belfry Tower at Bruges, Belgium | My Travel Photo Blog

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Belfry of Bruges - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The belfry of Bruges, or Belfort, is a medieval bell tower in the historical centre of Bruges, Belgium. One of the city's most prominent symbols, the belfry formerly housed a treasury and the municipal archives, and served as an observation post for spotting fires and other danger. A narrow, steep staircase of 366 steps, accessible by the public for an entry fee, leads to the top of the 83-metre-high building, which leans about a metre to the east.

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